Under Nazi occupation. 96% of the Jewish population of Thessaloniki, Greece was sent to Auschwitz. The Students of Umberto Primo brings to life the adventures, hopes, and dreams of nine Jewish students, based on the archive found by an Italian professor and on testimony from two of the protagonists.
2022, Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
2022, San Francisco Greek Film Festival
Alessandra Maioletti, Antonio Crescenzi
Alessandra Maioletti, Tasos Katsaris
Christos David Daoulas
Dimitra Derzekou, Kostantinos Ghelameris, Kostas Kaloudiotis, Lefteris Kolitsos, Christina Mathioulaki, Giorgis Papadopoulos, Iakovina Sergi, Sofia Skaramanga, Giannis Triantakis
About the director
Born in Athens and raised in Rome, Alessandra Maioletti has worked as a casting director and assistant director for French, Italian, Greek, and American production companies, and as a production director for documentaries. She has collaborated with many Greek directors, including Nikos Koundouros, Tasos Boulmetis, Michael Marmarinos, Menelaos Karamagiilis, Stelios Pavlidis, and Dimitris lndares.