The Great Fire of Salonica: Birth of a City

Θεσσαλονίκη 1917: H φωτιά που γέννησε μια πόλη

An archives-based documentary narrating the experiences of Thessaloniki’s residents during the biggest and most destructive fire in the history of their city. It reveals the philosophy and the backdrop of the unprecedented urban change that followed, changing forever the city.

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Direction: Grigoris Vardarinos
Script: Anastasia Bartzoulianou, Philippos Mandilaras, Grigoris Vardarinos
Cinematography: Dimitris Stabolis
Editing: Yannis Karabelas
Sound: Tasos Karadedos
Music: Dimitra Sideridou
Production: Le plus petit chef
Producer/Producers: Grigoris Vardarinos
Co-production: Cosmote TV
Narration: Dimitris Tsilinikos
Format: DCP
Color: Color/B&W
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2017
Duration: 62'
World Sales: Grigoris Vardarinos,

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