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REM and Paradoxical Sleep: What Happens to our Brain when we Sleep

We do it every night; we lay down in bed, close our eyes, the external world slowly varnishes, and we begin to fall asleep and drift into unconsciousness. While it might seem like everything slows down and stops, a lot is going on inside our brains. Sleep was believed to be a passive state for […]

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Camp is Everywhere

Camp is everywhere, that’s what I thought of when I discovered the camp, certainly taken from the French “se camper” “to pose exaggeratedly” it designates something much broader than taking the pose. The Oxford English dictionary definition of 1909 paints a depraved portrait of camp aesthetics, “ostentatious, exaggerated, affected, theatrical;  effeminate or homosexual”. Although Webster’s […]

The Universe Is Not Real – 2022 Nobel Prize

Each year, The Nobel Prize in Physics laureates scientists and research, bringing to light the nature of our world and making our universe more comprehensible. However, one of the craziest quantum mechanics theories is this year’s winner. The 2022 award recognizes the work of three physicists that have challenged the status quo by seeking the […]

THE RED FLAT PROJECT: Explore Everyday Life in Communist Bulgaria

If you plan to visit Sofia, it is quite possible to come across the effects of the communist regime in Bulgaria on the streets. You can see the communist history of Bulgaria, the pros and cons of the period, and the artifacts from that period. But have you ever wondered what the life of a […]

Tiff Encounters- Interview with Valentina Maurel

For our last interview from the festival, we met director @valentina_maurel, who came in Thessaloniki to present her beautiful movie “I Have Electric Dreams”. Our volunteer @giovannistanislao talked with her about childhood and adulthood, about the way to become an adult and, of course, her movie and the main character, Eva. Take a look! Interview: Giovanni StanislaoSound: Carolin […]

Tiff Encounters- Interview with Simon Rieth

We met Simon Reith, director of Summers Scars, presented during the 63th Thessaloniki Film Festival. They talked about his movie but also about the difference between a short and a long feature film, about fantasy and genre movies. Take a look! All out interviews from this year festival: Aida Begić- A BalladEmin Alper- Burning DaysValentina […]

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Tiff Reviews – The Rite of Spring

The movie “The Rite of the Spring”, originally called “La consagración de la primavera”, which I watched at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, was quite impressive. Directed by Fernando Franco and starring Telmo Irureta, Valèria Sorolla, and Emma Suárez, the Spanish-made film is about the developing relationship between David. The movie begins with Laura, who is […]

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Tiff Reviews – Blue Jean

In this film review for the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), I will assess the plot of the movie Blue Jean (2022) directed by Georgia Oakley and I will evaluate which aspects the attention is focused on. The film presents the life of the high school PE teacher Jean in 1988 in Northern England. During […]

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