UP – CYCLING: THE CIRCLE OF THE ISLAND IN 1 DAY

30’ - Short documentary – Greece 2018

PREMIERE: 12th DOCFEST 2018  

Synopsis

The re-use of materials, such as the plastic water bottles, has been a passion for Eva, an architect from Greece and her British husband Jeremy. They live in London and spend their summer in the in the intriguing island of Schinoussa in the Aegean Sea.

In August 2016, they decided to take on the challenge and row around the island in a day, on a two people sea raft that they built from used plastic water bottles. Is this going to be enough for people to get interested in Up-Cycling? Will it create awareness in the environmental effects of pollution by plastics?

They must conquer, "meltemi , a tretsourous wind in the Aegean for 12 nautical miles.

The youth, supports the pair on their adventure. Schinoussa sends a loud message for Up Cycling.

 

Credits

 

Created & directed by

ALKIS SDOUGKOS

 

D.O.P. / Camera operator

HARALAMPOS GIANNAKOPOULOS

 

Script / Sound design

MARIANNA FOUSKAKI

 

Boat operator

MANOS PROTONOTARIOS

 

Music

DIMITRI PANARETAKIS

 

Production Manager:

LILA KLAOUDATOU

 

Associates:

ELENH MARKOULI

KOSTAS NOMIKOS

GIANNIS XRYSOS

 

Special thanks to:

GOOGLE earth

TO KAFE TIS HARAS CAFE

WAY OUT ADVENTURES

GEORGE KLAOUDATOS

MERSINI RESTAURANT

DELI RESTAURANT

KIR APOTHITI RESTAURANT

LIVADI RESTAURANT

STIS AKANTHIS RESTAURANT

8 ADELFIA RESTAURANT

AILOUROS HOTEL

 

Additional info:

“PERIDIAVAINONTAS TH SCHOINOUSA” book

by GEORGIOS IOANNOU VGONTZA 

 

With the support of:

BLUE STAR FERRIES

TERRAIN EDITIONS

 

Produced by

ART PRODUCTIONS

YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF SCHOINOUSSA

created by art productions, production company of greece, 2017

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