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     2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition / Popular

    Germany, 2019, 36’
    Director: Jonas Englert

    This documentary essay tries to render visible the process of globalization in
    Greece and its implications from a personal point of view. Protagonist and
    narrator is my friend Giorgos Epsimos, whose perspective is extended by a
    glance at urban and scenic settings. The recordings were made in summer 2015
    amongst others in Athens, Crete, and Northern Greece.

    Jonas Englert studied art with Heiner Blum, Rotraut Pape and Alexander
    Oppermann and philosophy with Juliane Rebentisch at the HfG Offenbach. For the
    winter semester of 2012/2013 he studied applied theater studies with Heiner
    Goebbels at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen. He was awarded the Dr.
    Marschner-Preis in 2012, the Johannes Mosbach scholarship in 2013 and an
    honorary mention during the B3-BEN-Awards in the category Time based and
    immersive arts in 2017. Since 2018 Englert is awardee of the Frankfurter
    Künstlerhilfe. In 2019 he received the theory award of the Marielies
    Schleicher-Stiftung. His works are part of the collections of the Hirshhorn
    Museum, Washington, D.C., the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Ivo Wessel
    Collection, and private collections. Furthermore, he created various works in
    the theatrical context, amongst others at the National Theatre Mannheim, the
    State Playhouse Dresden, the Hannover State Theatre, the Theatre Bonn, and the
    Berliner Ensemble. Englert is represented by Gallery Anita Beckers and lives
    in Frankfurt on the Main.

    Screening: 19.09.2021, 16:30h, Chitalishte “Hristo Botev”

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