Castellorizo Invites Filmmakers to Submit Work for International Documentary Festival



Enchanting view of the island of Megisti in Greece’s Castellorizo archipelago. Photo by wikipedia

Organizers of the Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival, which takes place every summer on the Greek island of Castellorizo, announced on Monday that they are inviting documentary filmmakers to submit their work for consideration for the fifth annual event.

Documentaries may be submitted until April 20, 2020.

The Festival’s objective is to promote the most important documentary productions worldwide which focus on history, culture, politics and other social subjects that affect our modern world.

The Beyond Borders film festival takes place every year during the last week of August. It is co-sponsored by the South Aegean Region under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad, the Australian Embassy in Athens, the US Embassy in Athens, the Embassy of Israel in Athens and the Municipality of Megisti (Castellorizo).

The festival is also produced by the Hellenic History Foundation.

The event includes filmings of Greek, European and worldwide productions which have been made during the last five years, along with workshops, parallel events and masterclasses.

Prizes for the best history documentary, the best socio-political documentary, the best Greek history documentary, the best Greek socio-political documentary, and best short length documentary will be awarded to the winners by the Greek Parliament.

Those interested in taking part in Castellorizo’s Beyond Borders Documentary Festival may submit their applications here.