In April 2017, Moving Docs held a special three-day outreach workshop in Athens, involving a variety of European partners and industry specialists with the aim of taking the pan-European distribution of documentaries to the next level.
Europa Cinemas published this study into audiences.
"The broad consensus seems to be that new products, processes and practices have become essential to take on the challenge of the vastly-increased choices of culture and entertainment. The survey suggests that the battle for consumer time had been widely recognised as the pre-eminent challenge for exhibitors today, ahead even of contentious issues, such as competition from home viewing and release windows."Read more
Do you do outreach work around documentaries? Do you produce impact campaigns? Do you feel you’re building communities from scratch for every new project? We may have a proposal for you...
Moving Docs co-ordinator, Kyveli Short, and Yiangos Hadjiyiannis, Moving Docs partner from Lemesos International Documentary Festival, were invited to speak at a Creative Europe conference in Cyprus.
In 2017, we welcome 6 new partners to the Moving Docs family! :-)Read more
Moving Docs co-ordinator, Kyveli Short, was invited to be part of the expert group at EDN's 2017 Docs in Thessaloniki pitching forum.
Journalist Patrick Strickland wrote an article for Al Jazeera about his impressions from the Hope School for refugees in Skaramangas camp, Athens.Read more
Moving Docs, in collaboration with CineDoc, invited Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, the director of Sonita, to screen her film and run a couple of workshops in Greek refugee centres.
Read on to find out Rokhsareh's impressions.Read more
The teenager rapping into a spoon in the back yard is grinning wide, bursting with self-belief, clapped and cheered along by an audience of younger girls who clearly adore her. Her lyrics are full of the kind of confidence that only comes with being sixteen (or thereabouts – she isn’t quite sure of her age). “My future is bright, don’t worry about me,” she yells, and her audience shout the chorus back at her and scream her name.
This is Sonita – a teenage Afghani immigrant who fled the Taliban as a child, living in Iran without papers, and now the star of an award-winning documentary about her life.Read more