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Documentary – Discussion with the winners

Thursday, June 3, at 11:00 am PST | 21:00 Greece
Yorgos Avgeropoulos

Yorgos Avgeropoulos

Being Present, Orpheus Award for Best Documentary
Yorgos Avgeropoulos, born in Athens is a Greek documentary filmmaker and journalist. He worked as a war correspondent in Sarajevo, Croatia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2000 he created Exandas Documentary Series that was broadcast on Greek TV for 13 years. His documentaries screened in international TV networks and film festivals in various countries. Today, Avgeropoulos collaborates with international networks, and he has created more than 100 socio-political documentaries shot in about 50 countries. He has been honored with more than 40 international awards at film festivals around the world.
Eftyhia Fragou

Eftychia Fragou

The Unlost Homeland, Audience Orpheus Award
Eftychia Fragou studied Communication, Media, and Culture at Panteion University; American Musical and Dramatic Academy New York; Postgraduate at the School of Fine Arts – Auth, Department of Theater. Eftychia has produced and presented a number of documentaries at major TV Greek channels, while also working as a journalist in magazines, online press and as a radio producer. She has worked in all the positions of the moving image industry.
Dimitra Kouzi

Dimitra Kouzi

Passage to Europe, Special Jury Award

I look at the world with curiosity and joy, as if I discover it anew each day. Transformation of reality has always interested me, and my favourite courses were at the School of Cinema and Television in Munich. In the documentary industry, I have worked in all possible posts, with a focus on creative documentary development, festival audience development, and impact distribution. In 2016, I established KinderDocs International Documentary Festival for children and young audiences, in collaboration with the Benaki Museum in Athens and MOMus in Thessaloniki, as well as IDFA (Amsterdam) and Doxs! (Duisburg, Germany). I contribute articles to the Greek-and German-speaking press on topics inspired and related to documentary.