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A year in the life of a sheep farm that a woman is taking over from her father.
A snapshot of life in a chess cafe in Athens.
In The Rearview
In The Rearview
This fly-on-the-wall film captures Ukrainians as they are forced to leave their homes and drive into the unknown.
An accidental find at a Greek hospital sparks a dive into the hidden histories of patients at a TB clinic.
Orlando, My Political Biography
Orlando, My Political Biography
Docufiction interpretation of Virginia Woolf's novel.
The destruction caused by the war against Ukraine is shown in lengthy tableaux. Intercepted phone conversations between Russian soldiers and their families set up a parallel world.
Sorry/Not Sorry
Sorry/Not Sorry
A re-examination of the case of Louis CK, who was accused of sexual harassment in 2017, exploring his comeback and the unseen effects of this on the women who spoke publicly about his behaviour.
Where We Used To Sleep
Where We Used To Sleep
A woman faces leaving her village as a mine causes a rising lake of mud.
The history of the lesbian community that sprang up on Lesbos in the 1970s.
My Stolen Planet
My Stolen Planet
Farah, an Iranian woman, is forced to migrate to her private planet to be free. She buys other people’s memories in the form of Super 8 films and records and archives her own to create an alternative history of Iran.
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Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival Features

Home truths
Intercepted director Oksana Karpovych on aggression and resistance in Ukraine
Art of observation
Matthäus Wörle on his collaborative approach to debut documentary Where We Used To Sleep
A postcard from the 26th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
A look at winners and additional gems from a turbulent edition
Ghosts in the machine
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck on exploring AI 'life after death' in Eternal You
Out of the silent land
Kevin Macdonald on Afghan music, an extraordinary orchestra and Last Song From Kabul
Bringing the stories home
Suvi West and Anssi Kömi on the repatriation of artefacts from museums and making Homecoming
Miracle and mystery
Maria Fredriksson on her roller coaster of a ride documentary The Gullspång Miracle
Out in the rising sun
Graham Kolbeins on capturing the passions and politics of outsider communities in Queer Japan
Secret lives, secret loves
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