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 […]

Tiff Encounters- Interview with Aida Begić

In today’s interview, our volunteer Giovanni Stanislao talked with “A Ballad” director Aida Begić. They discussed about female represantation, bosnian cinema, comedy and a new approach on arthouse cinema to reach a larger audience. Take a look! The movie was presented during the 63th Thessaloniki Film Festival. Audio: Yusuf Taskiran All out interviews from this […]

Tiff Encounters- Interview with Emin Alper

For Tiff Encounters, our volunteer Giovanni Stanislao had a conversation with turkish director Emin Alper. They talked about his movie, Burning Days, presented in this year Thessaloniki Film Festival, but also about influences, turkish cinema, rising populism and arthouse films. Sound: Yusuf TaskiranTake a look! All our interviews from this year festival: Aida Begić- A […]

2nd Language Tandem: Cinema and Music

Last Tuesday we successfully had our second language tandem! Our topic this week: cinema and music!From guessing movie titles to singing along to Disney songs, this week’s event made everybody laugh and become competitive. Congratulations to our winners of this tandem: the musical team! These lucky winners get a free beer at the next tandem, […]

Far.Go.Bots – The story of dreams that seemed impossible

The documentary film week in Thessaloniki has ended. In this documentary week, which hosts many life stories, we will examine one of the most impressive films together: Far.Go.Bots… The film talks to us  about an establishment located in the Dentropotamos area, one of the forgotten places of Thessaloniki, Faros Tou Kosmou.… This area is known […]

24th TDF- A House Made of Splinters

Ukraine. In a temporary shelter for children who are waiting to go back to their family or to be brought to an orphanage, we follow the stories of a few of these kids and their personal events.They live in a building that is only a place of passage, they are not supposed to stay there […]

Why are you such a feminist?

I was having a conversation about women’s rights with three other people. They were girls, and one of them (the annoying one) suddenly asked me “Giovanni, why are you such a feminist?” This question surprised me, I never thought of myself as a feminist and in that occasion, I couldn’t find the right words or […]

Babyteeth, a travel through intimacy and emotions

A fight against diseases, family troubles, drug addiction, tears, mental illnesses but also pure love, youthness, joyness, lightheartedness… Babyteeth is the new movie of the australian director Shannon Murphy, presented at the last “Mostra Internazionale dell’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia”. A troubled love story The plot is a teenager love story between Milla, a young girl […]

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