The Students of Umberto Primo

Οι μαθητές του Ουμπέρτο Πρίμο

24th TDF: World Premiere

Thessaloniki, Greece, under Nazi occupation. 96% of the Jewish population is sent to Auschwitz. The adventures, hopes, and dreams of nine Jewish students of the Italian School “Umberto Primo” come to life. The film is based on the archive found by an Italian professor and the testimonies of the protagonists. By recreating their stories, we also tell the story of the Holocaust in Greece.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Alessandra Maioletti
Script: Antonio Crescenzi, Alessandra Maioletti
Cinematography: Dimitris Katsaitis
Editing: Aggelos Aggelopoulos, Vangelis Pyrpylis
Sound: Vangelis Pyrpylis, Stelios Michailidis, Anastasios Katsaris, Tonia Vlahou
Music: Christos David Daoulas
Actors: Giannis Triantakis, Christina Mathioulaki, Dimitra Derzekou, Lefteris Kolitsos, Sofia Skaramanga, Dinos Gkelameris, Vina Sergi, Tzortzis Papadoloulos, Kostas Kaloudiotis
Production: Oneiro
Producers: Alessandra Maioletti, Tasos Katsaris
Co-production: Blacklight Productions, COSMOTE TV, ERT, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Athens, Embassy of Italy in Athens, EKOME, Italian Cultural Institute of Athens, KickStarter, DESFA, Under the Aegis: Greek National Tourism Organisation, Holokaust Museum of Greece, Municipality of Thessaloniki, With the support: Respect for Greece
Costumes: Vasilia Rozana
Executive producer: Antonio Crescenzi, Diane Boulanger, Tasos Katsaris
Sets: Giorgos Georgiou, Lucas Economopoulos
Make Up: Maria Ioannidou
Format: DCP
Color: Color, B/W
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 80΄
Contact: Oneiro, (Alessandra Maioletti,

Alessandra Maioletti


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