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Program 6: 'The Partisans Of Athens', Collective Histories

  • Cinema Village 22 East 12th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

Mrs. Schneider - A man recounts a memory of himself as a boy in 1950's Coney Island. (2018, 11 min)

Afghan Coal - The tragedy of children forced to work in the coal mines of Tur/Samangan Afghanistan, a place unheard to many.  (2018, 25 min, Afghanistan)

The Partisans Of Athens - A documentary about the Resistance during the Nazi Occupation of Athens.  Fourteen people recall memories from that period.  It's a film about collective memory, about an entire people’s struggle against Italian Fascists, German Nazis, and their Greek collaborators.  Based on the testimonials of those who took part in the resistance, “The Partisans of Athens” sheds light on stories of struggle from the period of the great famine of '41-'42 to the liberation of Athens.  The 14 protagonists create a mosaic of experiences, struggles and expectations of men and women who chose to stand against defeatism and collaboration with Nazism.  Includes rare archival material, the original music score of drog_A_tek and  footage of historic neighborhoods in today’s Athens.  (2018, 72 min, Greece)