The City and the City

Η πόλη και η πόλη

The untold story of the life and perils of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki, in six chapters. The past and the present of a city, meet and converge at its cracks.

Screening Schedule

No scheduled screenings.


Direction: Christos Passalis, Syllas Tzoumerkas
Script: Christos Passalis, Syllas Tzoumerkas
Cinematography: Simos Sarketzis
Editing: Yorgos Zafeiris
Sound: Costas Varybopiotis, Nikos Exarchos, Dimitris Kanellopoulos, Persefoni Milliou
Actors: Vassilis Kanakis, Alexandros Vardaxoglou, Angeliki Papoulia, Argyris Xafis, Niki Papandreou, Vassilis Karampoulas, Themis Bazaka, Maria Filini, Laertis Malkotsis, Marisha Triantafyllidou, Fritz Fenne, Jakob Leo Stark, Fidel Talaboukas, Aris Armaganidis, Zoe Sigalou, Danai Primali, Michalis Kimonas, Vasia Bakakou, Leonard Batis, Giannis Dalamagkas, Andronikos Christaras, Athanasia Kallimani, Nikolas Christopoulos, Andreas Stavrakakis, Nikos Chortarias, Glykeria Dimou, Kostas Penteridis, Michalis
Production: Greek National Opera, Homemade Films
Producers: Maria Drandaki, Curator: Orestis Andreadakis
Co-production: With the Collaboration of Thessaloniki International Film Festival, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (ISN), Claims Conference – The Conference of Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, the German-Greek Future Fund, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung – Office in Greece, National Centre of Audiovisual and Communication (ΕΚΟΜΕ), the Cultural Centre of the Region of Central Macedonia, MOMus, Greek Film Centre and the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, With the collaboration of Municipality of Therm
Costumes: Marli Aleiferi, Vasileia Rozana
Sets: Christos Passalis
Make Up: Evi Zafeiropoulou, Ioulia Sigrimi
Format: DCP
Color: Color, B/W
Production Country: Greece
Duration: 87΄
Contact: Homemade Films, info@homemadefilms.gr

Christos Passalis

Christos Passalis was born in Thessaloniki. In cinema, he participated as an actor in films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Syllas Tzoumerkas, Konstantina Kotzamani, among others. His theater work as co-director, writer, and actor of the blitz theater group, has been presented in numerous theatrical festivals worldwide.

Filmography

2022 The City and the City (co-direction)
2022 Silence 6-9

Syllas Tzoumerkas

Filmography

2010 Homeland
2014 A Blast
2019 The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea
2022 The City and the City