ελληνικά home contact sitemap links        Return to www.filmfestival.gr  
 Sections
 Tributes
 Greek Documentaries

Theme: Faces of Fascism

1.  As Seen Through These Eyes / Hilary Helstein, USA
2.  Burma: Two Names for One Dictatorship / Dimitris Gerardis, Greece
3.  Children in Εxile / Chris Swider, USA
4.  Citizen Nawi / Νissim Mossek, Israel
5.  Gray Matter / Joe Berlinger, USA-France
6.  Operation Homecoming / Richard E. Robbins, USA
7.  Purity Beats Εverything / Jon Bang Carlsen, Denmark
8.  Shadow of the Holy Book / Arto Halonen, Finland
9.  Territories / Mary-Εllen Davis, Canada
10.  The Last Card / Sylvain Biegeleisen, Israel
11.  The Truth Be told: The Cases Against Supinya Klangnarong / Pimpaka Τowira, Thailand
12.  Three Times Divorced / Ιbtisam Mara’ana, Israel
13.  To Find Tiger Kim / Koo Bon-hwan, Korea
14.  Under the Hood: A Voyage into the World of Torture / Patricio Henriquez, Canada

“The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.”
Michel Foucault

The thematic spotlight “faces of fascism”, to be presented during the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, will showcase 14 films that take account of the numerous contemporary manifestations of fascism, taking as its historical departure point the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, but also the 40th anniversary of May ’68. The spotlight will thus reveal the many faces of an ideology that was born in 1920s Italy and, though nominally it ceased to exist as a political system following the end of World War II, it never ceased being in the making in the bowels of human nature and returning, poisoning the fabric of society like a virus, each time that historical, economic and political circumstances have allowed it. Today’s world of globalization, extreme contrasts and inequalities, prejudice against immigrants and minorities, and fear in the face of an uncertain, ominous future, undoubtedly constitutes such circumstances. The genocide in Rwanda, the srebrenitsa massacre, and the deaths of 1.5 million people during the Khmer Rouge reign in Cambodia are all examples from the recent past that confirm this fact, rendering this specific spotlight not only topical but also imperative.
Doc Market
Pitching Forum 2008
Just Talking

 Search
Sections  
Director
Film

© 2008 Thessaloniki International Film Festival Powered by Altanet S.A.