Pre-Festival Two-Day Screening Event

July 13–14, 2021, 21:00
Goethe-Institut Athen (Atrium), 14–16 Omirou St., 100 33 Athens

The 9th Syros International Film Festival’s slate of summer activities begins with a two-day screening program celebrating the collaboration between SIFF and the Cimatheque – Alternative Film Centre in Cairo in the context of Peripheral Vision, an extended hybrid online and on-site workshop for cross-media interpretive strategies for audiovisual archives moderated by filmmaker and Cimatheque co-founder Tamer El Said, and held with the support of the Goethe-Institut Athen.

Joshua Olsthoorn, The 5th School, 2020
Joshua Olsthoorn, The 5th School, 2020

On Tuesday July 13, a selection of four films created by current workshop participants will be screened, touching on the themes of memory, history and locality that have been addressed throughout the workshop itself: Joshua Olsthoorn’s The 5th School (2020), Giannis Delagrammatikas and Ino Varvaritis’s The Willingness to Revisit (2020), Theofanis Dalezios’s Self Portrait (2013), and Alex Morelli’s The Island Man (2018).

The screening will be followed by a brief Q&A with filmmakers in attendance.

Giannis Delagrammatikas, Ino Varvariti, The Willingness to Revisit, 2018
Giannis Delagrammatikas, Ino Varvariti, The Willingness to Revisit, 2018

Detailed Program

The 5th School
Joshua Olsthoorn, Greece, 2020, 23΄

The Willingness to Revisit
Phantom Investigations (Giannis Delagrammatikas, Ino Varvariti), Greece, 2018, 24΄

Self Portrait
Theofanis Dalezios, U.K., 2013, 2΄

The Island Man
Alex Morelli, U.S.A., 2018, 21΄

Theofanis Dalezios, Self Portrait, 2013
Theofanis Dalezios, Self Portrait, 2013

The films in the program will be screened with English subtitles.

Admission is free upon reservation on a first come first served basis. Reservations can be made by sending your details to: iris.asimakopoulou@goethe.de

Join us!

 

In cooperation with

Alex Morelli The Island Man, 2018
Alex Morelli The Island Man, 2018
Visual by Studio Precarity
Visual by Studio Precarity