Films in the Panorama of the 7th ​​International Documentary Film Festival in Castellorizo (21-28/8/2022)


A total of 38 documentaries from 9 countries will be screened at the 7th International Documentary Film Festival in Castellorizo “Beyond Borders”.

For one more year, the Panorama of the Festival features outstanding examples of film art with many important guests of the cinema from Greece and all over the world.

Find below the titles of the films that are going to be screened in Panorama section:

Monday 22/08/2022

  • Greece, the castaway of History/ Greece, 1977, 51′ Directed by: Roviros Manthoulis
  •  My Personal Journey. Mikis Theodorakis: the Man, the Genius, the Legend/ Greece, Australia 2008, 59′ Directed by: Eleni Evangel and Russel Goodrick
  • My Rembetika Blues/ Greece, Australia 2020, 83′ Direced by: Mary Zourzani


Tuesday 23/08/2022

  • The Heroic Vourla of Asia Minor/ Greece, 2022, 52′ Directed by: Irini Sarioglou World Premiere
  • The narration of Antigone/ Greece, 1974, 14′ Directed by: Thanasis Netas
  • Joyful Light (Phos Hilaron), Panos Valsamakis remembers and narrates/ Greece, 1974, 11′ Directed by: Thanasis Netas
  • The memories burned through her/ Greece, 2021, 54′ Directed by: Tania Hatzigevrgiou


 Wednesday 24/08/2022

  • To the Sea/ Greece, 2019, 108′ Directed by: Marco Gastine
  •  The Secret Life of James Bond/Germany, 2021, 52′ Directed by:Jean Cristoph Caron and Ali Soozandeh Greek Premiere
  • Greeks of Hollywood/ Greece, 2019, 54′ Directed by: Nikos Theodosiou


Thursday 25/08/2022

Chania Film Festival with the program “I travel with my Documentary”

  • One School, Two Worlds/ Greece, 2019, 13′ Directed by: Film Team of Emprosneros Apokoronos Primary School, Chania
  • My own voice/ Greece, 2020, 10′ Directed by: Chania Music School Film Team
  • Goodbye my dreams/ Greece, 2018, 10′ Directed by: Creative Group of students, teachers and parents Galata Chania
  • Never say it’s too late/ Greece, 2020, 10′ Directed by: Chania Second Chance School Film Team
  • His laces/ Greece, 2018, 10′ Directed by: Film Team of Alikianos High School of Platanias Municipality of Chania
  • Cine ASTOR/ Greece, 2019, 12′ Directed by: Chania Kissamos High School Film Team
  • Tanais – And the locks never closed/ Greece, 2019, 13′ Directed by: Film Team of Nea Kydonia High School, Chania
  • Saint Apostles – Buildings witnesses of their time/ Greece, 2019, 10′ Directed by: Nea Kydonia High School Film Team of Chania
  • Mosaics/ Greece, 2018, 3′ Directed by: Cinematographic Group E.E.E.E.K. Chania
  • Put down the box/ Greece, 2020, 10′ Directed by: Film Team of the 2nd Gymnasium of Chania


“Diaplasis” Interuniversity program initiated by the television station of the Hellenic Parliament

  • Competitions and Excellence /Greece, 2015, 17′ Director: Giorgos Mandelenis
  • Student and Champion/ Greece, 2017, 21′ Director: Giorgos Kapsanakis
  • Boxer/ Greece, 2018, 15′ Director: Aria Saridis
  • Advantage Stefanos/ Greece, 2018, 15′ Director: Vasilios Hatzopoulos
  • The barefoot students /Greece, 2019, 9′ Directed by: Eleftheria Tsalikis, Yiannis Kyritsis, Christos Amoutzias
  • Thessaloniki/ Greece, 2019, 14′ Directed by: Madalena Kontogianni
  • Katerina the Peach/ Greece, 2020, 10′ Directed by: Katerina Mefsut
  • Wooden boats/ Greece, 2020 10′ Directed by: Christina Vasilakou, Angelina Dimitriadis, Ioannis Chatziioannou


Friday 26/08/2022*

  • Thirean Matins / Greece, 1968, 22′ Directed by: Kostas Sfikas and Stavros Tornes
  • Letters from America/ Greece, 1972, 19′ Directed by: Lakis Papastathis
  •  Athene /Greece, 1995, 40′ Director: Eva Stefani
  •  Why Do We Photograph? A Documentary about photography and its lovers/ Greece, 2020, 108′ Directed by: Andreas Katsikoudis

* Τhe 3 first films are part of the project “Motherland, I see you” an initiative of the Hellenic Film Academy, under the Auspices of the “Greece 2021” Committee, sponsored by the National Centre of Audiovisual Media & Communication (grand sponsor), the Greek Film Centre, the Athens Epidaurus Festival and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. With the support of the Greek Film Archive and Finos Film.


Saturday 27/08/2022

  • George Bizos Icon/ South Africa, 2022, 90′ Directed by: Jane Lipman and Peter Goldsmid World Premiere
  •  Pripyat Piano/ Czech Republic, 2019, 18′ Director: Eliška Cílková Greek Premiere
  • Ukraine’s Soul. A tribute to Heroes/ Ukraine, Poland, Russia, 2022, 13′ Director: Abela Marcelle Greek Premiere
  •  The Women of Art/ Turkey, 2022, 22′ Director:Erol Celik Greek Premiere
  •  The Revolutionary Cabinetmaker/ Spain, 2021, 13′ Directed by :Ruben Hornillo Greek Premiere
  • The Lerios /Greece, 2021, 8′ Director: Dimitris Pathiakis World Premiere


Beyond Borders will be held under the patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou. The Festival is organized by the Hellenic History Foundation, in co-organization with Ecrans des Mondes (Paris) and is sponsored and/or endorsed by the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs / General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy, the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Ministry of Interior, the Hellenic Parliament, the Municipality of Megisti, the Embassy of Australia in Athens, the U.S. Embassy in Athens, the Embassy of Spain in Athens, the Czech Centre, EKOME, the Greek Film Center and ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation).


Watch the official promotional video of the 7th “Beyond Borders” 2022 at and a short film with snapshots from last year ‘s event at

For more information you can visit the website   or contact the Festival at







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