During the 25th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival we met Jan Baumgartner and talked with him about his documentary the DNA of Dignity as well as about the work of forensic scientists, the Balkan war and all the emotional stories connected to it. Take a look! Video Editing: Alex Humbert Also check our interviews from the last […]
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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 TFD – Blind Ambition
“Blind Ambition” – a documentary film about four men, four Zimbabwean men that, with a lot of strength and ambition, form their countrie’s first wine tasting olympics team. Brought together through destiny and hope, Joseph, Pardon, Marivin and Tinashe carry the prideness for their country Zimbabwe throughout their whole journey. Even thought they are so […]
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 […]
The Fig House: locations, memories and connections
Sometimes, things suddenly fall into place, as if someone was planning it all along. I had this feeling when I watched the documentary The Fig House at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in March.
Shooting the Mafia – Pictures from Italian History
After its appearance in Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals, Shooting the Mafia has been presented in 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Battaglia’s story is one of a fierce woman in a dangerous world of men.
The Real Thing, an immersion in China’s copycat cities
Since a few years, the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival provides a “Virtual Reality” (VR) space. In this edition, eight documentaries were accessible to the public. One of them – The Real Thing (Archi-Vrai) – questioned the concept of fakeness and imitation, through the depiction of Chinese reproductions of European cities.
Random Radio Show #9: Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival 2019
Random Radio Show is back. Thessaloniki has experienced Documentary Film Festival last week and our EVS volunteers were also there. We will share our opinion about movies, volunteers, atmosphere and so on. Martin, Agnieszka, Wali and special guests are looking forward on you 😉
Salonika, a city with amnesia
As part of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, a screening of Salonika – A city with amnesia took place. It retraces the history of Thessaloniki through the 20th century. In this article, I will guide you through the stories that have been hidden or forgotten.
In Touch – Between Black Mirror and real life
Between popular Netflix series Black Mirror and real life, director Paweł Ziemilski takes us to a universe in which people connect to each other only through Skype and video conferencing. The documentary is called ‘In Touch’, and had its first screening in Greece at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, where it was awarded with the ‘Human […]