Event Type:Cinema

Cultural Area:Kipos Municipal Cinema

Date:Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020


Starts: 21:00


Free Entry


Cinema in Chania | chania-culture.gr | KEPPEDIH - CAM | Screenings 2020

“Nikos Kazantzakis - An Acrobat Above the Chaos“, directed by Lefteris Haronitis, 98 minutes

This documentary, in the form of a cinematic portrait, attempts to reconstruct in a creative and scientifically substantiated manner the personal Odyssey, the spiritual and ideological course and the development of Nikos Kazantzakis’ writing.
It is a mixed technique film that uses material and documentation from the life and work of the great Cretan, remnants of places where he lived and created, cinematic features, dramatized scenes and makes use of the possibilities of digital technology.
For the first time, unknown aspects of his life and creative activity are revealed or highlighted, such as his apprenticeship at the Naxos School of Commerce, his Caucasus campaign, his failed attempts to address his livelihood issues, his erotic adventures, his ideological transformation, his early involvement with cinema, his political activity, etc.