The Foreigner to the Foreigner:
Director: Yannis Tritsibidas
Research: Dιmιtrios Vassiliadιs
A documentary film about a significant Greek scholar of the 18th century (1760 – 1833) who loved India deeply, spent his life and died in Benares, Shiva’s holy town on the Ganges River, where the film was shot.
The film refers also to the main ideas of Hinduism through the happenings in Benares, specialists’ interviews and Galanos’ translations of important Sanskrit texts.
See the trailer of the documentary here
See the whole documentary “A Foreigner to a Foreigner: Dimitrios Galanos-Benares” by Yannis Tritsibidas (in Greek)
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