The awards of the 14th Documentary Festival of Thessaloniki are announced.
More information about the festival's awards are available at:
9-18 March 2012
The 14th Documentary Festival of Thessaloniki will start on 9th of March and will end on 18th of March 2012, at Thessaloniki. The Documentary Festival celebrates for tenth year the art of documentary. His basic aim is presenting the images of social, historic, politic and human reality of the 21st century.
In February, the grants of the year 2011 to cultural organizations were announced, according to the Ministry of Culture.
In the Oscar competition for best-foreign language film, the entry from Greece, “Dogtooth,” is definitely the outlier – and underdog. In one fashion or another, all four of the other films are outwardly directed, addressing aspects of relations between the West and the Third World. “Dogtooth,” in contrast, is hermetic, a study of a family in which the parents have decided to literally wall their children off from the rest of the world in order to protect them from malign outside influences.