Documentaries


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE

Documentary • 86’ Austria • 2020

Director: Pavel Cuzuioc
Language: kranian, Bulgarian, English, Romanian, Russian
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

Cable technicians in Eastern Europe navigate a modern-day Tower of Babel. With unflappable humour and a dose of philosophy, the technicians hold the line in a dissonant world.

SPETSES • SUNDAY 18 JULY • 22.00 • CINE TITANIA


ON THE DIVIDE (Special Screening)

Documentary • 79’ USA • 2021

Director: Maya Cueva & Leah Galant
Language: English, Spanish
Subtitles: Greek
Rating: Not Rated

On The Divide brings us into the lives of three Latinx people in McAllen Texas, whose different beliefs end up coming to a head at the last abortion clinic in the US/Mexico border.

SPETSES • MONDAY 19 JULY • 21.00 • BOUBOULINA MUSEUM

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THE HERO'S JOURNEY TO THE THIRD POLE

Documentary • 78’ Iceland • 2020

Director: Andri Snær Magnason & Anní Ólafsdóttir
Language: Icelandic
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: R

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.


SPETSES • TUESDAY 20 JULY • 21.00 • AGIA MARINA BEACH CINEMA


YIORGOS OF KEDROS

Documentary • 82’ Greece • 2020

Director: Yiannis Kolozis, Giorgos Kolozis
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English, Greek
Rating: Not Rated

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.

SPETSES • THURSDAY 22 JULY • 21.00 • AGIA MARINA BEACH CINEMA


TINA

Documentary • 118’ UK, USA • 2021

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.

SPETSES • FRIDAY 23 JULY • 21.00 • AGIA MARINA BEACH CINEMA


HOLY FATHER

Documentary • 85’ Romania • 2020

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



ECHOES DOCUMENTARIES

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


LANDSCAPE ZERO

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 • SATURDAY 31 JULY • 22.30 • LEFKES VILLAGE


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

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OPHIR

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