Moving Docs

Moving Docs brings powerful films to screens big and small – films you may never be able to see otherwise.

We enable a selection of European documentaries to cross borders and reach new audiences all over Europe.

These are films with an impact. They make you see the world differently. And they may even change your mind.

Moving Docs is the very first initiative of its kind, powered by our local and national partners across Europe, managed by the European Documentary Network, and supported by Creative Europe.

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  • News about Moving Docs and our films

    Focus on Greece: Europa Distribution examines the independent film distribution situation in the country

    by Jesús Silva

    Εuropa Distribution continues its tour around Europe, in order to shed some light on the situation of independent film distribution across the continent. After their recent articles on countries such as Russia and LithuaniaIceland and the UK, they headed south to report on the individual aspects of the Greek market, and the challenges faced by its professionals. The members of Europa Distribution operating in the Hellenic Republic offered a common portrait of a highly competitive market, which has undergone significant changes due to the impact of the last economic crisis in 2008. A large number of releases, a great sensitivity to the weather, a limited amount of windows and a constant search for new business models are just some of the main traits of the film distribution market in Greece.

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    Selected for Moving Docs 2018: Over the Limit now in the MOVING DOCS Home Cinema

    A nail-biting behind-the-scenes drama about the intense physical and mental labor put into a sport that thrives on its beautiful aesthetics.

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    Interview with Varvara Filiou

    Greek rhythmic gymnastics champion Varvara Filiou talks to Moving Docs about Over The Limit, her friendship with Margarita Mamun and the struggle behind the success.

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    Art as a mediator of communication - Interview with the Ukrainian artist Alevtina Kakhidze following the screening of The Distant Barking of Dogs

    As a part of the Travelling Docudays UA, in cooperation with the Biennale of Trust in Lviv, the festival held a screening of The Distant Barking of Dogs and a discussion attended by Alevtina Kakhidze. In her art, the artist, just like the film’s director Simon Lereng Wilmont, addresses the experience of a person who lives in the occupied territories. For example, in her project The Story of Klubnika Andreyevna, or Zhdanovka, Alevtina uses texts and images to speak about her mother’s life. She also works with children as a tolerance ambassador for the UN Development Programme in towns and cities near the separation line, establishing dialogue in the language of art. Before the film screening, we talked about trust, experience and tolerance.



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    Docudays UA, our newest partner

    Docudays UA is a unique international film festival about human rights, that runs almost all year long. It launches in the last week of March in the capital Kyiv, and operates from October to December with the Traveling Festival. Docudays UA works on the edge of civil society activism, art and culture in Ukraine and has several core goals: bringing global documentaries to Ukrainian citizens; bringing Ukrainian documentaries to global citizens; contributing to the level of observance of human rights in Ukraine and developing the critical thinking among their audience. Get to know more about the Moving Docs Ukrainian partner Docudays UA with Julia Kartashova.

    “We promote human rights and popularize national and global docs, by sharing Ukrainian docs and art abroad, as well as produce the catalogue of Ukrainian documentary films and present it on the international festivals. We mostly target youth, which comprises about 70-80% of the festival visitors every year!"

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    Moving Docs expands online with Home Cinema platform

    Ready to watch documentaries everywhere you go? 

    With its recently launched video-on-demand channel, "Moving Docs Home Cinema" now gives viewers around the world the opportunity to get instant access to a selection of critically acclaimed documentaries that are hard to find otherwise.

    Get on board!

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  • Moving Docs screenings

    This map shows all screenings so far. To see a map of upcoming events only, go here.

    Upcoming events

    Over the Limit in Lemesos
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 20:30
    A Family Affair in Patra
    December 12, 2018 to December 13, 2018
    Pantheon Cinetheatre in Patra, Greece
    A Woman Captured in Kruševac
    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 19:00
    Kruševac Cinema in Kruševac, Serbia
    A Woman Captured in Kruševac
    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 19:00
    Kruševac Cinema in Kruševac, Serbia
    A Woman Captured in Kruševac
    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 19:00
    Kruševac Cinema in Kruševac , Serbia
    A Woman Captured in Kruševac
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 19:00
    Kruševac Cinema in Kruševac, Serbia
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