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 "With the film" The Invincible Ship of the Revolution "by Eleni Vlassi, the" 8th Ierapetra International Documentary Film Festival "and the" 2nd International Film Festival of Crete ", participate in the program" Greece 2021 "»

 The "8th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra & Awards" and the "2nd International Film Festival of Crete & Awards", are already shown in the calendar of actions and events of the Committee "Greece 2021", to celebrate the symbolic anniversary of the 200th anniversary of the Revolution participation in the documentary "The Invincible Ship of the Revolution", by the director and Artistic Director of the Festival, Eleni Vlassi.

The "2nd International Film Festival of Crete & Awards", will be dedicated to modern Greek history "In the 200 years of Greece", with the aim of honoring our history and our people, who with their struggles defined the modern era. The film "The Invincible Ship of the Revolution" will be screened at the Opening Ceremony. A film that highlights a true story, against the backdrop of the Greek Revolution of 1821 and Modern Greece, Philhellenism, the triumph of the human will over natural and artificial adversity, in the context of two parallel stories, evolving during the Greek Revolution and Modern Era, in order to highlight to the general public, the world avant-garde of people, who shaped in Greece the dawn of modern science and the role of the pioneer modern man in it. Facing an empire with a unique weapon is the belief in the future of man and his intellect. On the occasion of this tribute, the Artistic Director of the Festival, Eleni Vlassi, invites you to participate in the painting - photography - poetry competition that will concern the revolution of 1821, through the eyes of the Gerapetritic, the Greek and the world public, the International Festival. Young and old from all over the world are invited to show us their talent, through their creativity and knowledge of the history of 200 years since the Greek revolution of 1821. Hand painting, electronic painting, painting in every way ! "Each of us hides inside a little Artist and after all, painting is a unique way to observe and perceive everything in life."

 The "8th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra & Awards" and the "2nd International Film Festival of Crete & Awards", participate in the program "Greece 2021" and will take place online 7 - 21 August 2021, on the channel of the Festival website www.festivalierapetra.gr. If the health conditions allow, the Festivals will be held simultaneously and live on the same dates. Until we are all alive again in the dark rooms and in the summer cinemas, until we turn on the microphones on stage again, keeping company with our cinephile audience, we continue in the new digital age. And as the digital world has no borders, no geographical exclusions, we will once again come close to thousands of people, with the multicultural digital society of thousands of viewers with Online screenings of 230 Greek, European, International documentaries and 100 short and feature films 24 hours and throughout the Festival), through the channel of the Festival website,www.festivalierapetra.gr. At this year's Festivals we will use our internet channels more person-centered, as a shield against the greedy greed of Covid-19. The "8th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra & Awards", is dedicated to "Health and the Insurance System". At the Opening Ceremony, the documentary "The Pandemic", directed by Eleni Vlassi, will be screened. The events and screenings of the two Festivals will be extended until December 2021.

On the occasion the participation of the Festivals in the calendar of events and activities "Greece 2021", the Artistic Director Eleni Vlassi said: "It is a great honor for the two Festivals of Ierapetra, which as cultural institutions participate in the program" Greece 1821 - 2021 ". "On the occasion of the National Anniversary of the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution, it is our duty to respect our history, to honor our people, to highlight our country and to plan our future."

We therefore invite you to participate in the program of events and activities of the Festivals to celebrate the symbolic anniversary of the 200th anniversary of the revolution. Send your paintings, photos, and poems to the Festival e-mail and by post, highlighting our achievements, our capabilities, our struggles and anxieties, our strengths and weaknesses. Unravel the tangle that connects 1821 with the modern era and that connects history with 2021.

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Address: Stratigou Samuel 22, 72200, Ierapetra, Crete

Tel. Contact: 6948541393

 

Eleni Vlassi

Artistic Director