Access Programme


Τhe ACCESS Programme presents the extraordinary stories of magnificent people with disabilities.

The tribute entitled "ACCESS” is implemented by the Operational Program “Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning” and its co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund) and Greek National Funds. The film tribute has free admission and it’s accessible to disabled people.


The tribute "ACCESS" is implemented as part both of the EU-wide communications campaign called "Europe in My Region", run as a way to encourage citizens to discover and learn more about EU-funded projects near them.
Το πρόγραμμα ACCESS παρουσιάζει φανταστικές ιστορίες εκπληκτικών ανθρώπων με αναπηρία.

Το αφιέρωμα «ACCESS» υλοποιείται στο πλαίσιο του Επιχειρησιακού Προγράμματος «Ανάπτυξη Ανθρώπινου Δυναμικού, Εκπαίδευση και Δια Βίου Μάθηση» και συγχρηματοδοτείται από την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση (Ευρωπαϊκό Κοινωνικό Ταμείο) και από εθνικούς πόρους. Η προβολή των ταινιών του αφιερώματος είναι δωρεάν για το κοινό και εξασφαλίζεται η πρόσβαση σε ΑμεΑ.

Το κινηματογραφικό αφιέρωμα «ACCESS» συμμετέχει στις δράσεις της πανευρωπαϊκής εκστρατείας επικοινωνίας Η Ευρώπη στην περιοχή μου 2019 (Europe in my Region), η οποία στοχεύει να ενθαρρύνει τους πολίτες να δουν και να μάθουν περισσότερα για τα έργα που συγχρηματοδοτεί η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση στην περιοχή τους.

ΜIKE WALLACE IS HERE

Documentary • 88’• USA • 2019

Director: Avi Belkin
Language: English
Subtitles: Greek
Rating: PG-13

As riveting as it is topical, Mike Wallace Is Here mirrors its subject’s scrutinous gaze to better understand how we arrived at the precarious media tipping point menacing our democracy today. Exhuming decades of never-before-seen footage from the 60 Minutes vault, filmmaker Avi Belkin crafts an all-archival portrait that explores what drove and plagued this restless reporter, whose storied career and troubled personal life were inherently entwined with the evolution of broadcast journalism itself.

PAROS • 10 JULY • 20.45 • PAROS PARK
PATMOS • 16 JULY • 20.45 • PATMION THEATRE

WE COULD BE HEROES

Documentary • 80’ • Morocco • 2019

Director: Hind Bensari
Language: Arabic
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

Though Azzedine is a Paralympic champion, at home, in Morocco, he is an outcast. Denied a salary or social care, even the right to train in the city stadium, Azzedine and his friend Yousef prepare for the next Paralympic Games in Rio, where they will be going for glory in the seated shot put. Returning from Rio after a golden performance, Azzedine hopes for a hero's welcome but instead he must fight for his basic human rights.

PATMOS • 16 JULY • 23.00 • PATMION THEATRE

THE WEIGHT OF WATER

Documentary • 78’ • USA, Nepal • 2018

Director: Michael Brown
Language: English
Subtitles: Greek
Rating: Not Rated

The Weight of Water is the story of a blind adventurer kayaking the Grand Canyon. He desires the elusive state of being that so many of us seek, to be engaged in the present moment. "It's so hard to be fully in the moment because there's so much fear, there's so much anxiety, it's like a person looking through a window at an experience rather than being in the experience", says Erik Weihenmayer.

PATMOS • 17 JULY • 19.30 • PATMION THEATRE

BACK TO THE TOP

Documentary • 94’ • Greece • 2018

Director: Stratis Chatzielenoudas
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English
Rating: Not Rated

Leonidas, a 33 year-old paraplegic punk rocker and his group of friends want to climb the highest peak of Mount Olympus. Who will find it more difficult?

PATMOS • 17 JULY • 21.00 • PATMION THEATRE

THE GOLDEN AGE

Short Film Documentary • 20’ • France • 2018

Director: Eric Minh Cuong Castaing
Language: French
Subtitles: English
Rating: Not Rated

In a series of workshops, children with motor disabilities experiment with various dance techniques and virtual reality glasses to see what dancers see.

PATMOS • 17 JULY • 19.00 • PATMION THEATRE