The Paper Chase

If human existence entails struggle with smaller or bigger challenges, one of the most familiar trials is that of bureaucracy. Getting trapped in the cogs of a machine that feeds on tons of paper, protocols, stamps, signatures, queues, and a strong dose of absurdity is a commonplace for everyone and a starting point for this program.

“The tribute entitled "The Paper Chase" is implemented by the Operational Program “Human Resources Development” and its co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund) and Greek National Funds.”

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