A woman discovers some long-forgotten Super 8 footage of the years 1985-86, from Greece, Australia and Paris when she was in her 20s. She discovers them in 2010 during the upcoming crisis in Athens, and when her best friend dies. She starts shooting again, among demonstrations and personal gatherings, in an environment of social despair until February 2012, one day after the “burning” of different buildings in the center of Athens.
She addresses these “personal/political” diaries to her old friend Peter in Australia.
Born in Athens, she studied Economics at the University of Athens, cinema studies in Athens Film School and at the Sorbonne University from where she obtained her PhD on the Avant Garde cinema of the 20’s.
Screenwriter, director and producer, she works in Athens, and she is one of the main members of the independent company Fantasia Audiovisual LTD. Her films participated in different film festivals and had won awards. She has also worked like associate professor at the University of Crete, at the University of Fine Arts of Athens, and at the University of Fine Arts of Thessaloniki, department of Cinema studies. Her film “Amnesia Diaries” won the Best Documentary Award in the Greek Film Academy awards 2013.
Greek/English/French with German subtitles