“Red Zone” concerns the ongoing refugee crisis in Greece. The documentary portrays, through the parallel stories of four Afghan youths, the identical adventure that all Afghan immigrants and refugees (who for reasons of life and death have abandoned their homeland) in an effort to create a new life in the West, with Greece as a gateway to Europe. However, they escape one war only to find themselves in another, inside the “red zone” of European-Greece.
Zafeiris, born in London in 1974 and of Greek descent, is a director, filmmaker, screenwriter and producer currently residing and working in Athens, Greece. He is a graduate of Boston University with a B.S. in Communications (“Broadcasting and Film”). His experience covers a vast range of productions, from commercials and video-clips, to documentaries, television shows and cultural programs, as well as award-winning short films (which have played theatrically and have competed in local and international festivals: Los Angeles, Cannes, Paris, Montpellier, London, Munich, Rome, Moscow, etc). Member of the Greek Director’s Guild and the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute.
Greek/Farsi with German subtitles