The Icelandic alien Högni (from the cult band Hjaltalín) travels around the Asian country with his companion Anna Tera, who grew up in Nepal. Their aim is to break old taboos about mental illness. Both have a history of bipolar disorder, and they share their unusual, tragicomic and sometimes surreal stories along the way.
SPETSES • MONDAY 19 JULY • 10.30 • BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS
Documentary • 84’ Italy, Greece, USA • 2020
Director: Michael Dweck & Gregory Kershaw Language: Italian Subtitles: Greek Rating: PG-13
Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years old, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle-which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation.
A personal journey in time through the eyes of two generations of filmmakers, father and son, studying the concept of memory by travelling to the remote island of Donoussa in Greece from the 70s until today.
SPETSES • WEDNESDAY 21 JULY • 23.00 • BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART
Documentary • 111’ UK • 2020
Director: Frank Marshall Language: English Subtitles: English, Greek Rating: Not Rated
An exploration of the history of the Bee Gees, featuring revealing interviews with oldest brother Barry Gibb, and archival interviews with the late twin brothers Robin and Maurice.
Director: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin Language: English Subtitles: Greek Rating: Not Rated
Tina is a revealing and intimate look at the life and career of musical icon Tina Turner, charting her improbable rise to early fame, her personal and professional struggles throughout her life and her even more improbable resurgence as a global phenomenon in the 1980s.
Director: Andrei Dascalescu Language: Romanian, English, Italian Subtitles: English Rating: Not Rated
A future father reconnects with his own, long-lost father, now a monk on Mount Athos.
SPETSES • WEDNESDAY 21 JULY • 20.45 • BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
THE GREAT GREEN WALL
Documentary • 90’ UK • 2020
Director: Jared P. Scott Language: English, French, Bambara, Tigrigna, Hausa Subtitles: English, Greek Rating: Not Rated
Executive Producer Fernando Meirelles (Academy Award®-nominated director of "City of God" and "The Two Popes") and Malian musician Inna Modja take us on an epic journey along Africa's Great Green Wall - an ambitious vision to grow an 8,000km "wall" of trees stretching across the entire continent to fight back against runaway climate change, severe resource scarcity and mass migration.
PAROS • FRIDAY 30 JULY • 21.30 • PAROS PARK CINE ENASTRON
Documentary • 71’ Croatia • 2020
Director: Bruno Pavic Language: Croatian Subtitles: English, Greek Rating: Not Rated
A small coastal area has been destroyed by the presence of industrial facilities. The film follows the lives of people who are either fighting for their survival among the dangerous facilities or coexisting with them in harmony. Everyday scenes intertwine with different art performances, depicting the adjustment of people and animals to the degraded environment.
PAROS • SATURDAY 31 JULY • 20.30 • PAROS PARK CINE ENASTRON
TAMING THE GARDEN
Documentary • 86’ Georgia, Switzerland • 2021
Director: Salomé Jashi Language: Georgian Subtitles: English, Greek Rating: Not Rated
Documentary follows trees that are transported, at great expense and inconvenience, from the coast of the Republic of Georgia to the private garden of that country's former prime minister.
PAROS • SUNDAY 1ST AUGUST • 22.30 • PAROS PARK CINE ENASTRON
OBSERVATION AT 65o SOUTH
Documentary • 68’ Germany • 2021
Director: Lilian Hess Language: German Subtitles: Greek Rating: Not Rated
PAROS • SUNDAY 1 AUGUST • 21.00 • PAROS PARK CINE ENASTRON
Documentary • 97’ France, UK • 2020
Director: Alexandre Berman, Oliver Pollet Language: English, Tok Pisin Subtitles: Greek Rating: Not Rated
Ophir tells the story of an extraordinary indigenous revolution for life, land and culture, leading up to the potential creation of the world's newest nation in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. A poetic yet dramatic ode to the indelible thirst of a peoples for freedom, culture and sovereignty; the film sheds light on the biggest conflict of the Pacific since WWII, revealing the visible and invisible chains of colonisation and its enduring cycles of physical and psychological warfare.
PAROS • MONDAY 2 AUGUST • 21.30 • PAROS PARK CINE ENASTRON