Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Looking at the big picture

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Looking at the big picture


This weekend, the 17th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival ended. After ten days of screenings and discussions, it was the British production ”Virunga” that took home the audience price. The movie was already nominated for an Academy Award and director, Orlando von Einsiedel, sent video greetings.

It was rather cold this year in Thessaloniki. Once though, when the sun is out, the bay is calm and Mount Olympus reveals himself, one might think to have ended up somewhere in Switzerland. This ...


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