This Fall, Exile Room’s itinerant film program, Docs on Wheels, will make its way towards the lakeside city of Ioannina, determined to make its presence felt. From October 5 to 7, we’ll be rolling out a tribute to American documentary featuring award-winning films from he past few years. Inspired by the imposing landscape, the tribute will be accompanied by a documentary & animation workshop about small, everyday environmental triumphs that could potentially save the planet we call home.
The 3-day event will take place at the Dimitris Chatzis Art Space, a cultural hub that consistently attracts active citizens with an eye for social change. The tribute to American documentary is organised with the support the U.S. Embassy in Athens and the American Film Showcase. Entrance to the screenings and participating in the workshop is free of charge.
CHECK OUT THE FULL PROGRAM:
5/10/2018 – 20:30
The Oscar winning director of “The Cove” is back with a fascinating environmental thriller featuring never-before-seen images that will change the way you see the planet forever. MORE ->
20:00 – Salam Neighbor
Part of a larger campaign to raise awareness on the burning issue of immigration, “Salam Neighbor” isn’t just a beautifully crafted story. It’s one of the most important documentations of displacement ever made, directly inspiring people to take action. MORE ->
22:00 – Twinsters
Raised on different continents, two girls discover that they are twin sisters thanks to Youtube and Facebook. This is their incredible true story, an affectionate journey into sisterhood. MORE ->
20:00 – Romeo is Bleeding
22-year-old Donté Clark prepares an urban adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” with the hope of starting a real dialogue about violence. A disarming film on the redemptive power of art. MORE ->
22:00 – Song of Lahore
A delightful and undeniably intoxicating travelogue about the power of music and everything that unites and divides East and West. MORE ->
6 & 7/10 – 11:00 to 14:00
Documentary & Animation Workshop: GREENOLOGY
Does any talk of environmental issues instantly put you to sleep? Exile Room is here to change your mind! With a little help from animation instructor Babis Alexiadis, everything you know about saving the planet springs into motion in a short film about easy, everyday practices that can make a big difference.
The workshop is designed for teenagers aged 12-17 years old and requires no prior experience. Participation is free of charge. All you have to do is reserve your spot by calling 26510 83942 between 10am and 2pm (ask for Ms Mara Semertzoglou).