FUTURA
Documentary • 110’ • Italy • 2021

Director: Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi, Alice Rohrwacher
Language :  Italian
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

A film about the future, through the eyes of Italy’s youth who, while not knowing what is yet to come, perhaps already feel it.

Enthralling and intimate, director Daniel Roher’s NAVALNY unfolds with the pace of a thriller as itfollows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in his quest to identify the men who poisoned him inAugust 2020. Shot in Germany as the story unfolded and offering extraordinary access to theinvestigation, NAVALNY is a fly-on-the-wall documentary that is also a study of Navalny the man – aportrait of a leader intent on reform who will not be cowed by anything, including his own poisoning.

SPETSES • FRIDAY, 8 JULY • 21.00 • CINE TITANIA
NOTHING COMPARES
Documentary • 90’ • UK, Ireland • 2022

Director: Kathryn Ferguson
Language :  English
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

The story of Sinéad O’Connor’s rise to worldwide fame, and how her iconoclastic personality resulted in her exile from the pop mainstream. Focusing on prophetic words and deeds across a six-year period (1987-1993), the film reflects on the legacy of this fearless trailblazer, through a contemporary feminist lens.

SPETSES • SATURDAY, 9 JULY • 21.00 • PITYOUSA OPEN AIR CINEMA
A THOUSAND FIRES
Documentary • 90’ • France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Palestine • 2021

Director: Saeed Taji Farouky
Language :  Burmese
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

In the Magway region of Myanmar, a country home to one of the oldest petroleum industries in the world, live husband and wife Thein Shwe and Htwe Tin. Running an unregulated oil field, they produce a barrel every few days. They wish above all else to see their youngest son succeed, to break the cycle of poverty. A kettle boils. Mud slicked hands work sputtering machines. The ambient sound of a football match hums from a nearby television. “These days passed quickly”, Htwe says.

Enthralling and intimate, director Daniel Roher’s NAVALNY unfolds with the pace of a thriller as itfollows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in his quest to identify the men who poisoned him inAugust 2020. Shot in Germany as the story unfolded and offering extraordinary access to theinvestigation, NAVALNY is a fly-on-the-wall documentary that is also a study of Navalny the man – aportrait of a leader intent on reform who will not be cowed by anything, including his own poisoning.

SPETSES • SUNDAY, 10 JULY • 21.00 • CINE TITANIA
THE TERRITORY
Documentary • 83’ • Brazil, Denmark, United States • 2022

Director: Alex Pritz
Language : Portuguese, Tupi
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

The Territory provides an immersive on-the-ground look at the tireless fight of the Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against the encroaching deforestation brought by illegal settlers and an association of nonnative farmers in the Brazilian Amazon.

SPETSES • SUNDAY, 10 JULY • 21.00 • PITYOUSA OPEN AIR CINEMA
THE VELVET QUEEN
Documentary • 92’ • France • 2021

Director: Anita Rocha da Silveira
Language : French
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

Two men explore the high-altitude wilderness of Tibet with many cameras, filming wildlife from a respectful distance and searching for the rare snow leopard.

SPETSES • MONDAY, 11 JULY • 21.00 • PITYOUSA OPEN AIR CINEMA
NAVALNY
Documentary • 98’ • USA • 2022

Director: Daniel Roher
Language :  Russian, English, German
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

Enthralling and intimate, director Daniel Roher’s NAVALNY unfolds with the pace of a thriller as it follows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in his quest to identify the men who poisoned him inAugust 2020. Shot in Germany as the story unfolded and offering extraordinary access to the investigation, NAVALNY is a fly-on-the-wall documentary that is also a study of Navalny, the man – a portrait of a leader intent on reform who will not be cowed by anything, including his own poisoning.

Enthralling and intimate, director Daniel Roher’s NAVALNY unfolds with the pace of a thriller as itfollows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in his quest to identify the men who poisoned him inAugust 2020. Shot in Germany as the story unfolded and offering extraordinary access to theinvestigation, NAVALNY is a fly-on-the-wall documentary that is also a study of Navalny the man – aportrait of a leader intent on reform who will not be cowed by anything, including his own poisoning.

SPETSES • MONDAY, 11 JULY • 21.30 • ANARGYRIOS & KORGIALENIOS SCHOOL
ARM WRESTLER
Documentary • 77’ • Greece • 2022

Director: Yorgos Gousis
Language :  Greek
Subtitles: English
Rating: Not Rated

Panagiotis moved from Athens to the countryside. Soon he gets upset with the mentality of the small society and decides to go back. His return to Athens will soon reveal new problems. On this journey of adulthood, he will be called upon to face in a “bras de fer” battle his difficult opponent: the muscular male who oppresses his pure self.

SPETSES • TUESDAY, 12 JULY • 21.00 • CINE TITANIA
MY GARDEN OF A THOUSAND BEES
Documentary • 53’ • UK • 2021

Director: David Allen
Language : English
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

SPETSES • TUESDAY, 12 JULY • 21.00 • ANARGYRIOS & KORGIALENIOS SCHOOL
PERPETUAL PLANET: HEROES OF THE OCEANS
Documentary • 52’ • UK • 2021

Director: Naomi Austin
Language : English
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

Legendary Oceanographer Sylvia Earle and a cast of pioneering marine scientists tell the story of the incredible work being undertaken across the planet to protect our ocean’s fragile ecosystem. Intercut with Sylvia’s narrative the film features the work of six explorers who have all dedicated their lives to marine conservation. Through these intimate and passionate stories, we will learn that with passion, curiosity and hope anyone can change everything. Together we can all make a difference – safeguarding our planet for generations to come.

SPETSES • TUESDAY, 13 JULY • 23.30 • ANARGYRIOS & KORGIALENIOS SCHOOL
FASHION BABYLON
Documentary • 87’ • France • 2022

Director: Gianluca Matarrese
Language : English
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

This is the tale of three artists who navigate the fashion world: from the front rows at shows to their tiny hotel rooms, constantly on the move, they struggle to thrive in social media culture in a decaying world which is now forced to reinvent itself.

SPETSES • THURSDAY, 14 JULY • 21.00 • CINE TITANIA
RE-SCREENING OF AWARDED DOCUMENTARY
Documentary

Director: TBC
Language : TBC
Subtitles: TBC
Rating: Not Rated

The final day of the Festival will end with a re-screening of the audience award winning feature documentary. In case you haven’t had the chance to watch it, here’s your second chance.

SPETSES • THURSDAY, 16 JULY • 23.00 • CINE TITANIA