Documentary: Exotica, Erotica, Etc. – by Evangelia Kranioti; Friday, 20.01., 22:45, Cinema 2
France 2015, D: Evangelia Kranioti, 73’, Greek with English subtitles
Alone among men on board gigantic freighters, the director travelled to 16 countries and lived with prostitutes in various harbour towns. From these experiences she has created a film whose impressive images and haunting soundtrack merge into a maritime symphony, a narrative of freedom, longing, love, and desire.
Born in Athens in 1979. She studied piano at the Athens National Conservatory and Public Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She studied Visual Arts & Prints as well as Editorial Design at the École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Paris. In 2014, she graduated from Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains in France. Since 2007, she has presented her photographic, installation and lm work in numerous exhibitions in several European countries as well as in the United States and in Japan. EXOTICA, EROTICA, ETC. is her rst feature-length lm.