Tolyatti, once the symbol of socialist pride, has been transformed into the Russian Detroit, a post-apocalyptic limbo city with no future. Once known for its car industry – mainly for the legendary LADA – it’s now a decrepit place that appears to be frozen in time.Read more
Focus on New Spanish Documentary
Exile Room welcomes the new screenings season with a celebration of New Spanish Documentary that will take place in November and December 2022!
Featuring two of the most exciting non fiction films we’ve seen lately, “Tolyatti Adrift” (Visions du Réel, Hot Docs, DOK Leipzig and more) and “Magaluf Ghost Town” (Golden Alexander at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival), this showcase focuses on the best in recent Spanish documentary production.
Filmmaker Laura Sisteró (“Tolyatti Adrift”) will present her film to Greek audiences and will also spearhead a weekend workshop on still photography versus documentary cinematography with cinematographer Carlos Muñoz Gómez-Quintero.
The documentaries will screen with Greek subtitles, while the workshop will take place in English and Greek.
This event is supported by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and its Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE).
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Video-Photography Workshop with Laura Sisteró and Carlos Muñoz Quintero: Still or Moving?
What is the best way to shoot reality? With a photographic or a video camera? Director / photographer Laura Sisteró and cinematographer Carlos Muñoz Gómez-Quintero will lead participants in a two-day, hands-on video and photography workshop that gives the definitive answer to the eternal question of still versus moving.Read more
Magaluf Ghost Town
Strange things happen on the Balearic coast! Every summer, one million tourists invade the streets of Magaluf like ghosts, transforming the city into a summer theme park where anything goes.Read more