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Memories and songs


In order to approach the tradition of an ethnic group

of Thessaloniki -minor nowadays,

it is presented the Jewish Community Choir of Thessaloniki.

In search of the history of a language  -Judeo-Spanish- which is

underused nowadays and survives mainly through songs;

the same songs that used to fill the alleys of the city.

“ Memories and songs” is actually a documentary

about the history and culture of Mediterranean.

English subtitle: 
Information for the Audience: 

Director, writer, editor and producer: Stela Papastefanou Cinematography: Panagiotis Kountouras, Giorgos Koutsaliaris, Sofia Melissopoulou, Maria Papadopoulou, Stela Papastefanou Sound: Eviroula Dourou, Alexandra Pagrati


Screenings / Awards: 

17th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival  (March 2015).

9th Greek Documentary Festival Docfest (Chalkida _ 15th October 2015).
Also “Memories and songs” has been selected by the Near Nazareth NN Film Festival (competition for best film) which will be held on May 2016.
Information for theatres: 

Running time: 40 minutes

Original format: HDV

Screening format: DCP

Sound: Stereo


Stela Papastefanou
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