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Selected for Moving Docs 2018: Silvana

With her uncompromising lyrics against all forms of oppression, Swedish rapper Silvana Imam has taken Scandinavia by storm.

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Learn Greek with A Family Affair

A Family Affair is a celebration of a Greek family bound together by their shared love for the music of their homeland. 

The film is available through the Moving Docs Home Cinema.

Here are some downloads to help you learn Greek with A Family Affair:

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Can family and music help a country find its way back from crisis?

Chris Silver has watched A FAMILY AFFAIR, our latest addition to the MOVING DOCS Home Cinema. 

“In order to find yourself you need to get lost. But if you lose yourself you need to find your way back.”

These words of wisdom are spoken by Cretan musical legend George Xylouris, to his son Nick, as they practice together in a cramped apartment while on tour in northern Europe during a scene in the Greek/Australian documentary A Family Affair.

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The words are, no doubt, one of countless lessons that have formed part of the young man’s lifelong apprenticeship as a member Greece’s most renowned musical clan. Indeed, the wild, largely improvised traditional music of Crete of which they are exponents, is itself like a great rambling exploration of the wilderness – a journey that is never quite the same – but always finally returns to the village having learned something.

This key fragment of fatherly advice also speaks to a searing question that the film asks – what does it mean to carry traditions into the future in a time of often troubling change? 

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Burning Out interview

An interview between director Jérôme le Maire and co-writer Pascal Chabot.

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Selected for Moving Docs 2017: Burning Out

All over Europe burnout has reached epidemic proportions among employees in the public and private sectors. Will we end up killing ourselves? Or will we be able to find meaning and joy at work?

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