The «5th Peloponnisos International Documentary Festival» will be held from18 to 27 January 2019inKalamatawhile part of the program will also be hosted in Argos, Sparta, Gythio, Amaliada, Dimitsana, Patra and Pylos. It is organized by the Creative Documentary Center of Kalamata, a nonprofit civil organization.
The great tribute of this year’s festival is “Gender Equality”. The program includes 48 international documentaries and 15 Greek, while the educational zone has 22 films.
All screenings, parallel events and seminars are free to the public.
The Indian entries at this year’s festival are presented below:
“Slave Genesis” by Aneez K Mappila (63′). Screening: Wednesday, 23 January 2019, at 17:00
The documentary, ‘The Slave Genesis’ deals with the ethnicity and the social transformation of Paniya tribals, who belong to Wayanad, the hill district to the south of
“No Woman’s Land“ by DevKanya Τhakur (40’). Screening: Friday, 25 January 2019, 18:30
A documentary film based on the property rights of tribal women in Himachal Pradesh in India. Today we all talk about women empowerment, women security, and imbalance in child sex ratio. a large amount of money is spent on women programmes. But on the one corner in India, the law applicable here
“Bloody Phanek” by Sonia Nepram, (48′) DIRECTOR’S PRESENCE. Screening: Friday, January 25, 2019, at 19:15
Bloody Phanek” is a film on
“Naked wheels” του Rajesh James (special screening). Screening: Friday, January 25, 2019, at 20:45
“After Prayers” by Simone Mestroni (61’). Italian production on Kashmir. Screening: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 19:00
In Indian Kashmir, between a call for prayer and the other, daily life intertwines with separatist politics, Islam and routine violence. From traumatic memories of a guerrilla’s funeral to the present anti-India street-riots, throughout a maimed muhajideen’s tale, people’s destiny seems to be shaped by hope and anger, love and grief, poetry and brutality. Nourished by martyrs’ blood, the dream of Kashmir’s independence, along with the nightmare of the conflict, is still preserved alive.