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TOWARDS AN INCLUSIVE FUTURE

                                                                                 

                               

Sunday, April 21
17:00 Discussion Ι Free entrance

With the cooperation

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Speakers :

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JOSEPH INMAN 

Joseph Inman is a disabled writer / director living and working in Cornwall. He works across documentary and fiction, blending the two together through politically charged pieces that star non-actors and use community participation.
Joseph is interested in how storytelling and community collide, the power that coastal communities hold and the platforming of underrepresented voices. Joseph has won two Gorsedh Kernow awards for outstanding contribution to Cornish Culture, as well as best regional short at Cornwall Film Festival.
His documentary A Village with a View about the Cornish housing crisis has been nominated for several awards and was the only British film in the RAI Film Festival's shorts programme. His latest film, SPINES is a semi-autobiographical short about his experience growing up with autism, funded by BFI NETWORK.

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DIMITRIS ZAHOS   

Dimitris studied Informatics at the University of Macedonia and Directing at the Film Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His graduation film "Penguins" won awards at festivals in Greece and abroad. He has directed short films, fiction and documentaries, directed and designed video projections in theater performances and video art exhibitions.
In 2020, his film “Vouta” stood out at the 43rd Drama Short Film Festival where it was awarded the Special Jury Prize, the Screenplay Award and the Honorable Mention for Screenplay. In 2024, his first feature documentary "Loxy", co-written and co-directed with Th. Kafetzis, premiered at the 26th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival where it was awarded the Accessibility Award by Alpha Bank.He has participated in the Mediterranean Film Institute as a trainer trainee and has taught directing at the Film School of Aristotle University and Acting at Drama schools. 

Filmography: 2012 Penguins (short fiction) 2013 Mission: Zeus (short fiction) 2017 Australia (short fiction) 2020 Vouta (short fiction) 2021 Roll & Rock (short documentary) 2022 Orange Juice (short fiction) 2024 Loxy (feature documentary)

Discussion Moderator

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VANGELIS KARATZAS 

 

Vangelis Karatzas father of an autistic child with active participation in claims and activist actions regarding the rights of autistic people. Columnist for cinema at nevronas.gr

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SPINES Fiction by Joseph Inman I 10min I United Kingdom

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