Kalamata ShortDocs

Creative Documentary Center

Dimitra Mitsaki is a writer, director, editor and producer. She studied directing at filmArche in Berlin and writing at the National Theatre of Greece. She has directed short films such as The Brother (2014), We need to talk about Barbie (2016), In Medias Res (2016), etc., and her works have been presented in film festivals and exhibitions in Germany, Greece, Brazil, Ukraine, Philippines, Japan, Bosnia, etc. In 2017 she participated in Talents Sarajevo (director's summit) and her screenplay "Rokamvol" was selected as one of the three works presented at the Film Stage Studio, mentored by Gyula Gazdag. In 2020-2021, Dimitra participated in the 9-month workshop "Peripheral Vision: Repurposing the Archive" organized by the International Film Festival of Syros, mentored by director Tamer El Said, where he created the film "The Other Moon" (9th International Festival of Syros, 4th BCK Film Symposium - Athens, 14th Cine Toro Experimental Film Festival, Colombia, Interface Video Art Festival, Croatia, Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris, etc). Her latest short film "Is the city dead?" is a hybrid documentary and is also in the process of developing a feature project. Dimitra founded in 2017 in Athens, the Balkan Can Kino, a mobile film festival and workshop, with an annual Film Symposium, where she works to this day as a curator of screenings and workshops.


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