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TV CONTROL CENTER Kiprou 91A, Kipseli |  21.04.2022, 20:00 – 22: 00 | Admission Free


Balkan Can Kino, presents at TV Control Center, four documentaries, of international and contemporary production, with stories that want to be “forgotten” and some that have been “deleted” from human memory and history: genocides, wars, oppression and propaganda. Should we forget or should we remember and investigate the dark aspects of human history?


Hawraz Muhamed, Nabaz Ahmed  | 2019 |  Iraq |  25' 57"

The story tells the life of a photographer who lived in areas of Iraqi Kurdistan and in areas where there was genocide. He has photographed the people of the villages and towns in the areas. And after a long time more than 25 years the negative films passed from owner to another. Recently someone from the village of Asker found those pictures and started looking for the owners. Recently someone from the village of Asker found those pictures and started searching from village to another looking for the relatives of those missing in Anfal Military operations. He wants to give the photographs of their missing people.


Dimitris Gkrintzos | 2020 |  Greece |  38' 55"

It’s Monday, the 13th of December 1943, the small town of Kalavryta is set on fire by the occupation army of Nazi Germany while the entire male population is being gathered on a nearby hill and shot dead. Three men who witnessed these events as kids, locked up with the rest of the women, children and elderly people in Kalavryta’s primary school, recall this traumatic experience.


Kristin Li | 2018 |  Canada | 06' 47"

Instituted by Mao Zedong, a policy sent millions of urban teenagers—including the director’s mother—to work in impoverished farming villages.


Igor Runov | 2019 |  USA | 38' 58"

An American writer travels to Russia and meets the last survivors of Holodomor. Soon she understands that the war of Russian peasantry, started by Bolsheviks 100 years ago, isn’t over yet. She also uncovers many controversial facts about the role played by American media and business in the early ’30s in Soviet Russia. Even more staggering – she starts to understand the connection between those events and current domination of fake news and total mistrust in today’s post-truth world.