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The Journey of Askavlos
Following the ancient Greek bagpipe, "The Journey of Askavlos" takes the viewer on a journey from stone-built villages, where the instrument’s origins lie, to the concrete jungles of modern towns and cities. He becomes a witness to this revival and discovers a thing almost lost: the customs and an ethos of a people of another era, and an oral tradition that was once a way of life. The bagpipe is being assimilated by the contemporary music scene and is integrating with modern sounds, beyond the realm of traditional festivals, thereby gaining a younger audience and enjoying great resonance around Greece and worldwide.
3xAWARDS in 8TH INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL OF
-2nd GREEK FEATURE DOCUMENTARY AWARD
-SOUND AWARD: SÖNKE STROHKARK, THODORIS MPAMPOURIS, VASILIS
ATHANASAS, ANASTASIOS KARADEDOS, TEEMU TAKATALO
-EDITING AWARD: CHRONIS THEOCHARIS
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Creative Documentary Center
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