"Beyond Borders" travels to Athens

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

"Beyond  Borders" travels to Athens

January 27-29, 2023

"Where Documentary meets History and Culture"


Carrying on its 7th edition, "Beyond Borders" comes to be introduced to the public of Athens with 26 Greek and world/international premieres, 10 awards, three juries and three screening stages and with the aim of promoting the cinematographic art and a culture beyond every border, from January 27 to 29, 2023 at the War Museum of Athens. The three days of screenings and activities of "Beyond Borders" will include in detail:

On Friday, January 27:

  • "Railway Memories" by Emilia Buritis (Bronze Phoenix μicro)
  • "Letters Never Received" by Ilias Dimitriou (IDISME production)
  • "The Heroic Vourla of Asia Minor" by Irini Sarioglou (IDISME production)
  • The ERT Symphonic Orchestra will perform the music of the film "The Heroic Vourla of Asia Minor", an original work by the composer George Papachristoudis

On Saturday, January 28:

  • "The Other Half" by George Moutafis (Best Greek Documentary Award)
  • "February 1st" by Mo Mo & Leila Macaire (Greek premiere, Golden Phoenix μicro)
  • “I Was There Too and I Was Treated With a Plate of Lentil Soup…” by Freddy Vianellis (Mediterranean Friendship Award)
  • "iRony" by Radheya Jegatheva (Silver Phoenix μicro)
  • "Reconstruction of the Occupation" by Jan Sikl (Greek premiere, Best History Documentary Award).

Sunday, January 29:

  • "The Poet's Wife" by Helke Misselwitz (Best Socio-Political Documentary Award)
  • "Indigenius Loci" by Vickys Markolefas ("Odysseus" Special Award)
  • "Village of Women" by Tamara Stepanyan (Greek premiere, FIPRECI Award)
  • "May 1st" by Luis Cuenca Castro (world premiere, Best Short Documentary Award) .

For the detailed program of screenings and summaries of the films you can refer to the official website of the Admission to the screenings is free. The screenings will take place in the "Ioannis Kapodistrias" amphitheater of the War Museum of Athens (Vas. Sofias & Rizari 2, Athens) on Friday January 27 from 19:00 and on Saturday and Sunday from 18:00. To reserve seats, contact 2106669131 or 2106669140 or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Festival is under the auspices of H.E. of the President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

The organization belongs to the Hellenic History Foundation (IDISME), in collaboration with Ecrans des Mondes (Paris).


Beyond Borders
1, Bouboulinas Street, 15351, Pallini, Greece,
Tel: 210 66 69 140 & 210 66 69 131.
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Beyond Borders is organized by the Hellenic History Foundation (IDISME).

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