The Boy is a young bootblacker who works on the sidewalk for a small wage. When a man passing by loses his purse just in front of the boy’s booth, he gets tempted.. Directed by Raber Ibrahim Cast: Dedar Nizar, Kosalan Rashid and Karim Omar Camera: Raber Ibrahim  

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by Imad Jalal The film captures the horror and chaos of living in permanent a state of permanent menace and uncertainty about both your future and that of your loved ones.  

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Culture in Exile Full HD, 85 min. Teaser of the documentary In The Dark Times by Thomas Büsch and Sabine Küper-Büsch. World premiere of the movie, June 15, 2016 at Pera Museum, Istanbul. IndieFest Film Awards, La Jolia, U S A 2016 – Section Documentary Feature, Award of Special Recognition „When a thousand were butchered and […]

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This short movie by Nazli Mayuk shot on the Princess Islands in Istanbul introduces an abandoned building on the Adalar Island. Originally having been built as a luxuriant hotel and casino by Alexander Vallaury in 1889, Prinkipo Greek Orthodox Orphanage served as a home for Greek orphans from 1903 to 1964. Following the Cyprus Issue […]

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In this ongoing crisis we all experience, we discuss economic indicators or we focus on the impact of the crisis on people, whereas we flagrantly disregard the environment, as if we owned its natural wealth, renouncing any responsibility for its protection. Through a devastating fire that broke out in August 2012, Chios’ residents experienced in […]

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Traditional shipbuilders tend to disappear. Many of them give up. Some are still fighting tooth and nail to preserve and to transfer this precious legacy. One of them is Dimitris Morakis in Chios, under the nickname “Paporias”. Coming from the “sandy beaches of Homer”, he is occupied with traditional shipbuilding for over forty years, since […]

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The team of the Caravan Project follows the life of Yannis Koukoumialos who, although having lost his sight and his arm, fishes in the open sea for the past 70 years of his life. Through Yannis, we embark upon a journey where fairytale and realism are two sides of the same coin, revealing the fascinating […]

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Members of the Shabia at a checkpoint in Syria. The nightmare of every Syrian oppositional is to be stopped by them. They are mistreating, torturing and killing people randomly. “This is Why…” is trying to put the spectator in the place of a Syrian civilian being stopped by two Shabia. The fear of the Syrian […]

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f you play ball with her using an animal carcass, if you climb the same scaffolding and you can’t make it and she laughs, if you teach her a song, if she teaches you a song, if you eat souvlaki with her, if she collects firewood for you to light the stove together, if you […]

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Massimo is from Ethiopia and lives as a homeless person for more than two and a half years in an Athenian neighborhood. He spends his time painting relentlessly in his hut while finding food and colors for his paintings in a supermarket’s garbage can. He smokes the cigarette ends thrown by cars driving by and […]

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