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Y1-Silence of the Deep

Greece, 2019, 93 min, US Premiere

WW II,14.09.1943: The legendary Greek Submarine “Y1-L. Katsonis” sank north of the island of Skiathos by German submarine chaser. 75 years later we film for the first time the submarine at a depth of 253m, presenting the human stories that are woven around it

Philippos Vardakas has a degree in Media Studies and a Masters in Creative Documentary. He worked as an investigative journalist for the Greek National Television. He worked in Barcelona for 10 years in audiovisual productions. He is now a freelance director and producer in Athens

  • 2020, Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
  • 2020, International Documentary Film Festival of Ierapetra – Best Greek Feature Documentary Award.
  • 2020, Beyond Borders Documentary Festival of Castellorizo- Odyssey Award