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DURATION: 51min

Bullying used to be dismissed as a bit unfortunate, but mostly harmless and finally unavoidable part of growing up. Most people tend to recall teasing and fighting in the school playground and the neighborhood, even somewhat nostalgic. Is there, however, a certain point those common jokes and pranks between children stop being all that funny? Indisputably, yes.

Filmed in Greece and UK, Bullying Diaries is a vivid documentary, giving a chance to boys and girls that have experienced bullying, either as victims or perpetrators, to speak out. Aiming to raise public awareness with regards to the phenomenon, it explores the root causes of the problem, hoping that the often vicious cycle of bullying could break. Are we willing to listen when the children are talking?

 
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DURATION: 49 min.

August 2008, two small greek fishing boats broke the naval siege, illegally laid by the state of Israel on Gaza, for the first time after 41 years.

“Gaza We Are Coming” records the historic and risky journey of 44 activists from all over the world, who, by breaking the embargo, proved that history is often made by those that the wise and prudent determinists call ‘unreal’.

MAIN CREDITS

Directed by: Yorgos Avgeropoulos, Yiannis Karipidis / Script: Nikolas Zirganos / Produced by: Nasim Alatras / Production Manager: Anastasia Skoubri / Director of Photography: Yiannis Avgeropoulos, Yorgos Alexopoulos / Editing: Yiannis Biliris/Anna Prokou / Sound: Kostas Katalimatias / Original Music by: Yiannis Paxevanis / Graphics: Sakis Palpanas / Assistant Journalist: Ahilleas Kouremenos / Cooperating Journalists: Petros Yiotis, Aggelos Athanasopoulos / A Small Planet production for Al Jazeera Satellite Network © 2009

TECHNICAL DATA

Original shooting format: HD 720p25 / Languages: Greek, Arabic, English / Subtitles: Greek, English, French / Available Versions: Greek, English, French, International

AWARDS

  • BEST DIRECTION PRIZE / 12th Pyongyang International Film Festival / Pyongyang - North Korea / September 2010
  • BEST GREEK FILM WITH DURATION OVER 45 MINUTES / 12th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival / Thessaloniki, Greece / March 2010
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY / Patras International Film & Culture Festival - 12th Panorama / Patras – Greece / October 2010
  • BEST PACIFIST FILM / Patras International Film & Culture Festival - 12th Panorama / Patras – Greece / October 2010
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