Category: Mediterranean art, heritage and cultures 2015

THE GROCER

THE GROCER

52 minutes, 2013 Director: Dimitris KOUTSIABASAKOS (Greece) Production Company: KinoLab (Greece) Since 1980, Nikos Anastasiou, a Greek travelling grocer, has been working the same route. Once a week, accompanied by his wife Sophia, he leaves Trikala to go up into the abandoned villages in the Pindos Mountains, northern Greece, a route of 75 km by …

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THE DREAM OF SHARAZAD

107 minutes, 2014 Director: François VERSTER (South Africa) Production Company: Undercurrent Film & Television (South Africa), Fireworx Media (South Africa), Middlewest Films (Egypt), Melia Films (France) “The Dream of Shahrazad” is a documentary showing recent political events in North Africa and the Middle East through the wider historical and cultural heritage of the famous collection …

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PIRATES OF SALÉ

78 minutes, 2014 Réalisation : Rosa ROGERS (Royaume-Uni) et Merieme ADDOU (Maroc) Production : Redbird Productions (Royaume-Uni) In the town of Salé, on what used to be Morocco’s pirate coast, a new generation of pirates set off with the county’s first professional circus. The Shems’y Circus is next to the poorest slums, and every year …

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L’ACCADEMIA DELLA FOLLIA

52 minutes, 2014 Director: Anush HAMZEHIAN (Italy) Production Company: Point du Jour, France Télévisions (France) How is life for the mentally ill when they are not locked up? To answer this question Anush Hamzehian made this film in Trieste, where mad people have lived in the community since the psychiatric hospital closed in 1978. Trieste …

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