DOCUMENTARY

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WHAT'S ON

Marking the centenary of the birth of Joseph Beuys (1921-86), the Goethe Institute in Athens and the Piraeus Bank Cultural Center present a free online screening of a documentary on his life and work.


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CULTURE

“Invisible,” by Marianna Kakaounaki, is included in the official list of the 2021 Copenhagen International Documentary Festival, which runs through May 12. It is described by the festival organizers as “an acute political film with a human heart.”

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JOURNEYS

You might ask yourself why the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (TDF) decided on travel and journeys as its theme this year when such things are so out of reach.


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ONLINE SCREENING

Revoula Benizelos belonged to one of the wealthiest and most influential families of Byzantium. However, she chose a path much different to that of the coveted bride she was meant to be.

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WHAT'S ON

The Cine Doc initiative presents “No Heroes,” a Greek documentary by Giorgos Vitsaropoulos, at the French Institute, with English subtitles, on Wednesday, November 4.

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WHAT'S ON

Filmmaker Nikos Mengrelis has brought together 71 minutes’ worth of footage covering the range of activities of the Greek branch of Médecins du Monde (Doctors Without Borders) in a tribute documentary.


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WHAT'S ON

The Canadian Embassy in Athens celebrates World Environment Day with an online screening of the critically acclaimed 2018 documentary “La Terre vue du Coeur” (“Earth: Seen from the Heart”).

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CULTURE

The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (TDF), which was postponed amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic in March, will be moved online, organizers said Wednesday.



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WHAT'S ON

The Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex presents the documentary “Open Window” in the context of the KinderDocs program. 

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WHAT'S ON

Exile Room in Monastiraki will present a screening of the film “Animals” (“Tiere,” 2019) by German director Jonas Spriestersbach on Thursday, February 27. The surrealist documentary focuses on the relationship between humans and their pets.


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WHAT'S ON

The Danish Institute at Athens and the Danish Embassy present the 2019 documentary by director and journalist Mads Brugger “Cold Case Hammarskjold,” to be screened at the Danish Institute on Tuesday, February 18, starting at 7 p.m. 

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WHAT'S ON

“Inside Montessori,” Jan Selby and Vina Kay’s 2018 documentary that sheds light on the Montessori method of education by observing the youngsters and their teachers at five Montessori schools in the United States, will be screened at various locations in Athens and one in Thessaloniki between February 19 and March 3. 

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WHAT'S ON

The 16th Panorama of Ecological Films, titled “Windows to our Planet,” is a series of screenings co-organized by the Hellenic Society for Environment and Culture and the Greek Film Archive from February 5 to 8.