Αγώνας
THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE CENTURIES
GREECE, 2013, 22'
  by AGON - Thursday, 21 July 2016

Linking the current cultural, social and architectural character of the area around “Plato’s Academy”, in Athens, to the identity of its archaeological site, this film explores the particular dynamics which develop out of this neighbouring, or “co-existence of eras”. Cultural similarities and contrasts between the two eras (4th century BC – 21st century AD), old and new uses of the land, the relationship between the ancient ruins and the locals using the archaeological park, their attitude towards the foreign economic migrants who live and work in the area: these are some of the themes developed. The documentary was filmed as part of the educational programme “Plato’s Academy: The City and the Citizen”, with the active participation of students and teachers.


Director: VANGELIS KALAMBAKAS
Producer: VANGELIS KALAMBAKAS