WITH EYES OPEN
8TH TRIBUTE TO THE GREEK DOCUMENTARY OCTOBER 12-15
IN THE FILM LIBRARY OF GREECE
For the 8th year in a row, the Greek Documentary Association organizes a Tribute to Greek Documentary, honoring young and old creators whose films deserve to be shown to the wider public.
For this year, 20 feature and short films will be screened at the Film Gallery of Greece, from October 12-15, with 4 screenings per day and a single ticket of 5 euros.
EEN loves and honors the Greek documentary and its creators and does not forget that:
REALITY WRITE THE BEST SCRIPTS
A TRIBUTE TO LAKIS PAPASTATHI
Two MASTERCLASSES by the great Danish expert Tue Steen Müller
7th WORKSHOP for young directors and producers on "From the initial concept to the Trailer and Teaser. The strategic planning for attracting the public".
Special honorary screening of the award-winning film from North Macedonia HONEYLAND and Masterclass by the film's co-director Ljubomir Stefanov
Q&A with the actors of the films after each screening.
The TV spot of the Festival:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khTrCstpAh4
The R-spot of the Festival:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_FtN3Iu0hw
HONORARY TRIBUTE TO LAKI PAPASTATHI
Thursday 12/10 from 20:15 – 22:00
Lakis Papastathi's contribution to the development of the language of the Greek documentary, but also to Cinetik as a place for the creation and promotion of important new documentarians, will be discussed by the director partners of Paraskini, Ilias Giannakakis, Katerina Evaggelakou and Eva Stefani. It is coordinated by Angelos Kovotsos, also a partner of Paraskini.
Official guests: Yvonne Maltazou and Argyris Papastathis.
They will be shown:
· "A film by Lakis Papastathi about Aliki Vougiouklakis" (23') 1976. One of the first "Behind the Scenes" shows in 1976. A subversive show for public television.
· The first film of Lakis Papastathis "Letters from America" 1972 (19').
· Excerpts from the ERT show "Documentary over time - Letters from America" with Laki Papastathi himself talking about "Letters from America".
7th WORKSHOP on:
“From the initial concept to the Trailer and Teaser.
The strategic planning for attracting the public".
October 21-22 and 28-29, Stavrakos School
As part of this year's 8th EYES OPEN event, the Hellenic Documentary Association will implement a four-day Workshop aimed at new documentary directors and producers, whose proposal is in an intermediate stage of processing. As an official guest of EEN and special speaker, the well-known expert Tue Steen Müller, will be in Athens and will deliver to the participants of the Workshop on Saturday 21/10 a Masterclass on the topic: "The relationship between personal vision and the rules imposed by the market"
Chronis Theocharis editor / director (creation of trailer - teaser)
Christos Karakepelis director / teacher at the Stavrakos School (treatment / synopsis / directorial approach)
Antonis Tolakis director / producer / director of studies at the Stavrakou school (treatment / synopsis / directorial approach)
Dimitra Kouzi producer director (audience approach strategy)
Maria Leonida, director – Georgia Tsismetzoglou, editor (creation of trailer - teaser).
Angelos Kovotsos is the coordinator.
SUNDAY 22/10 12.00- 14.00, FILM ARCHIVE OF GREECE
***Tue Steen Müller, will deliver an additional masterclass for all interested documentary filmmakers on:
Why do we love documentaries?Documentaries are everywhere today at festivals, on TV, on on demand platforms. Why; Because we, the viewers, love them, they arouse our curiosity, they move us, they trouble us and they touch us. They talk to us about our world, in serious ways, but also with humor.
A talk by the documentary expert, Tue Steen Muller, accompanied by excerpts from notable documentaries of recent years to inspire us!
With the cooperation of the Film Archive of Greece and the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.
Greek Film Library, 48 Iera Odos and Megalo Alexandrou Street, KERAMEIKOS Metro Station.