Αγώνας
EROS, DEMOS AND A ROUTE
GREECE, 2014, 18'
  by AGON - Thursday, 28 July 2016

An urban walk along the remnants of the “Public Mound” – the Demosion Sema, ancient burial site for prominent Athenians – is interwoven with the themes of Eros and Democracy. Excerpts from “Peri Erotos”, Plato’s discourse on Love, from “Our grand circus” by I. Kampanellis and from the “Fragments of amorous discourse” by Roland Barthes, used during an educational workshop inside the archaeological site of Plato’s Academy, highlight in a very special manner the contemporary realities of the urban walk in question, creating correlations and emphasising contrasts: Then and Now, the I and the Other, the Individual and the Group. This documentary was filmed for educational purposes, as part of the programme “Plato’s Academy: The City and the Citizen”, with the participation of both students and teachers.


Director: VAGGELIS KALAMBAKAS
Producer: VAGGELIS KALAMBAKAS