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Village Potemkin [ Documentary - Completed - Sales ]


Seven former drug addicts introduce themselves to us.How are they remaining clean? What did they find out about themselves while trying to recover? What is addiction in the end? Dominikos, a former drug user, is wandering in the collapsing city of Athens with a bike and a go-pro camera. He meets friend facing the same situation as him: trying to remain "clean" and live their life full of consiousness. The joy of using, the collapse, the acceptance, the recovery. They testify their way to self-acceptance, the redefinition of values and their perception of life.

Genre: Documentary
Features: Greece | 85' | 16:9 | Color | Greek


Research and Directed by Dominikos Ignatiadis | Edited by Evgenia Papageorgiou | Music by Ntinos Tselis | Sound Design by Kostas Fylaktidis | Camera Operators Nikos Thomas, Giannis Xanthakis, Stavros Symeonidis | Color Grading by Claudio Bolivar | Produced by Dominikos Ignatiadis | Producers Dominikos Ignatiadis | World Sales Maria Repousi-Wholewave.


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  • 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece 2017
  • International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra, Crete, Greece 2017
  • Peloponnisos International Documentary Film Festival, Greece, 2017
  • Kasseler Documentary Film Festival, Germany, 2017
  • Chania Film Festival, Crete, 2017
  • Greek Documentary Festival DocFest, Chalkida, Greece, 2017