The Weavers


52 minutes, 2020
Director : Dimitris Koutsiabasakos (Greece)
Production : Domaine Gerovassiliou (Greece)

In 1963 IM (Individuell Människohjlälp) a Swedish charity, set up a weaving centre in Vlasti, a mountainous village in Greece.
For 25 years this intercultural initiative has supported the women of a village suffering from wars, poverty and neglect.
“The Weavers” offers a bittersweet look at the development of rural Greece.

Dimitris KOUTSIABASAKOS was born in 1967. He studied film and television direction in Moscow at the VGIK (Gerasimov University of Cinematography).
He made a number of documentaries, series, shorts and features.
Among his latest films: “The Grocer” (2013, documentary, 81 and 52 minutes – Broadcaster’s Award France 3 Corse ViaStella at the 2015 PriMed – the Festival of the Mediterranean in images), “Becoming an actor” (2014, documentary, 61 minutes), “Silent Witness” (2016, documentary, 72 minutes) and “Yannis Kastritsis: the man and his shadow” (2017, documentary, 72 minutes).

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