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Review The Jews of Corfu

Production Still | The Jews of Corfu (2022) by Mirjan Gjergjevica & Maria Boua. Currently screening at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – more in post The Jews Of Corfu | 20220310 – URL : https://michelvanderburg.com/2022/03/10/the-jews-of-corfu/

Review The Jews of Corfu

The Jews of Corfu – a population group that was an important part of the island, contributed to the formation of its history. But the tragic events that befell them were added to the black page of human history.
The film The Jews of Corfu (2022) is a powerful documentary by Mirjan Gjergjevica (direction, cinematography, editing, production) & Maria Boua (script, music, sound, production) with narration by Yannis Andriotis and stories told by Zaharias Matathias • Linos Sousis • Nina Vital.
Powerful — both visually and the sound — filmed in an innovative way, combining ambient sound and stories told outdoors with the Mediterranean background, in public spaces, the streets, and Corfu synagogue – with an excellent film score – that is especially impressive how it manages to accompany the viewer in scenes of holocaust atrocities.
The history of the Corfiot Jews – a mixture of Pugliese (from south Italy) and Romaniote (from Greece) is told in vivid detail from the Middle Ages to today.
I watched this fast paced film twice, last premiere weekend, to fully grasp the whole picture ~ Michel van der Burg – Monday , March 14, 2022.

Review The Jews of Corfu | 20220314 | Michel van der Burg | Miracles•Media

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The Jews Of Corfu

Trailer | The Jews Of Corfu

Poster | 24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Poster | 24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Premiere | Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

The Jews of Corfu a film by Mirjan Gjergjevica & Maria Boua | Greece Premiere @ Thessaloniki Documentary Festival — March 10-20 , 2022

Image | Production Jews of Corfu

Image | Production Jews of Corfu

The Jews of Corfu | Link to festival & online screening in Greece (only in Greece) – https://www.filmfestival.gr/en/movie-tdf/movie/14310

Synopsis

Jews of Corfu: A population group that was an important part of the island, participated in the formation of its history, and contributed to the development of trade and economy. But the tragic events that befell them were added to the black pages of human history.

Poster | Jews of Corfu | Link facebook page

Poster | Jews of Corfu | Link facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/thejewsofcorfudoc

The Jews of Corfu a film by Mirjan Gjergjevica (direction, cinematography, editing, production) & Maria Boua (script, music, sound, production). Narration by Yannis Andriotis, with Zaharias Matathias • Linos Sousis • Nina Vital.

‘Helping this production was absolutely worth it …’ – Michel van der Burg  😉

The Jews Of Corfu | 20220310

News

Monday , March 14, 2022  – Review ‘The Jews of Corfu ‘

Powerful documentary , both visually and the sound – filmed in an innovative way, combining ambient sound and stories told outdoors with the Mediterranean background – in public spaces, the streets and Corfu synagogue – with an excellent film score – that is especially impressive how it manages to accompany the viewer in scenes of holocaust atrocities. The history of the Corfiot Jews – a mixture of Pugliese (from south Italy) and Romaniote (from Greece) is told in vivid detail from the Middle Ages to today. I watched this fast paced film twice, last premiere weekend, to fully grasp the whole picture.

by Michel van der Burg

TAGS #jew #TheJewsOfCorfu #TDF24 #corfu #Thessaloniki #holocaust #kerkyra #greece #europe #film #music #MirjanGjergjevica #MariaBoua #collaboration #production #festival #documentary #premiere #westerbork #jewish #hebrew #history #nazi #ZahariasMatathias #LinosSousis #NinaVital

Corfu Jews Camp

Corfu Jews Camp | 20220105 | 1-memo•com | The Old Fortress filmed Autumn 2021, Corfu, Greece. June 1944 the Nazis corralled approximately 1800 of the 2,000 Jews of Corfu in this Old Fortress for deportation to the Auschwitz Birkenau extermination camp. Approximately 200 Corfiot Jews, mostly women, managed to avoid the German roundup and escaped to villages in the island’s interior.

Expected soon : The Jews Of Corfu documentary by Mirjan Gjergjevica & Maria Boua | Mirjan Films @thejewsofcorfudoc

TAGS #Corfu #holocaust #Jew #deportation #transit #camp #fortress #fort #war #nazi #sea #water #cloud #island #bird #pigeon #Mediterranean #Greece #Kerkyra #Korfu #Ionian #autumn #MirjanFilms #MariaBoua #thejewsofcorfudoc #1Memo #michelvanderburg

Octopus #InverteFest | 20200822

Octopus #InverteFest ~ Octopus film shoot in Damouchari Bay (Ntamouchari) 5 September 2016. One minute #InverteFest Twitter 2020 edition.
InverteFest is the periodic event on Twitter founded and run by Franz Anthony, Maureen Berg and Kelly Brenner to explore and discover the invertebrates. Octopus #InverteFest | 20200822 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com .

Octopus


Octopus ~ Encounter with an octopus (Common Octopus / Octopus vulgaris) while snorkeling in shallow water of the Mediterranean sea, exploring a cliff crevice of Damouchari Bay (Ntamouchari) the afternoon of 5 September 2016 at the Pelion peninsula of Greece.
Celebrating InverteFest 21-23 Aug 2020 publishing this new edit 20200821. A Covid-19 pandemic participation stuck at home. #InverteFest
InverteFest is the periodic event on Twitter founded and run by Franz Anthony, Maureen Berg and Kelly Brenner to explore and discover the invertebrates where we live.
First edition of this video was published online 20160918 at 1-memo.com (vimeo.com/183207774). Octopus | 20160918 | Michel van der Burg | Miracles.Media

Sunrise Swim Together


Sunrise Swim Together ~ Sunrise swim in Damouchari bay at the Pelion coast of Greece. Music : Joking Together by Michele Nobler | Artlist.
Film ① memo 20190707 Michel van der Burg | 1-memo.com

SPLASH in Nanjing Museum ‘Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’


① memo 20180920 ~ SPLASH in Nanjing Museum ‘Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’ ~

I have some more wonderful news to share from the press release today by The One Minutes :

The One Minutes – For release 20 September 2018 – Nanjing museum presents 8 hours of One Minute video art

My Splash one minute film is part of the 8 hours of One Minute video art , the Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts (AMNUA) presents in the exhibition ‘Ways of Seeing the Future – Creating, engaging and connecting – Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’ from 26 October until 25 November 2018.

The exhibition takes place in AMNUA’s futuristic Hall03 of 1500 square meters on the top floor of the museum.


Ways of Seeing the Future consists of 20 series curated by, among others, Melanie Bonajo, David Claerbout and Cally Spooner, discussing the topics of today and our near future in video art. The show marks the start of the festivities celebrating The One Minutes’ 20th anniversary in 2019.

»It cannot be ignored that the influence and success The One Minutes have achieved today, both suit and fight the trend of this fast-paced life at the same time.» Chen Rui, Curator Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts

Ways of Seeing the Future – 26 Oct to 25 Nov 2018 – Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Art

Since 1999, The One Minutes Foundation has produced and distributed one minute videos from an artistic point of view, offering an international stage for people to create, engage and connect. The One Minutes Collection consists of over 10,000 video works by artists from more than 120 countries.

The exhibition consist of 20 series , and Splash is part of the July 2017 serie ‘Enjoy your file, download your life’ , curated by Studio David Claerbout.

SPLASH

Splash video and previous screenings in this previous post https://michelvanderburg.com/2017/06/29/splash/

and

The One Miniutes – Instagram – Michel van der Burg, Splash, 2016. 35/37 Enjoy your file, download your life by Studio David Claerbout

QUOTES

»Een zwaar onderwerp in één minuut is onmogelijk, zou je denken, maar iedere video in de serie van in totaal zestien One Minutes, kent een eigen verbeelding van het vraagstuk.« Ellis Kat, Omdat langer dan zestig seconden saai is – exposeren in China, Mister Motley, 11-12-2018

»Invite everyone to become an artist!.«Chen Rui, The One Minutes Ways of Seeing the Future, Art Monthly, November 2018

»In just two years, China has been in the heat of a “small video”.«
AMNUA One Minute Video 20th Anniversary Special Opening, Sina.com, 28-10-2018

»At the entrance of the exhibition, a video wall is created, which plays 20 trailers of One Minute Series, like a kaleidoscope. These TVs symbolize the world we see.«
One Minute Video 20th Anniversary special exhibition debut in Nanjing Art Museum, PeopleArt, 29-10-2018

»One minute can change the fate of history.«
Wang Liangliang, One Minutes at Nanjing Art Museum “Meet the future”, Artron Art Network, 26-10-2018

News


溅 [ Splash ] now in Ways of Seeing the Future – AMNUA | The One Minutes – Nanjing, China , Oct 26 – Nov 25 , 2018

Nov 4, 2018 – A report on Ways of Seeing the Future by Jiangsu TV, starting at 1’06 min