BLUE SKY FROM PAIN
A man is imprisoned without knowing why. Where is he ? For how long ? Using images from abandoned detention centres for migrants in Greece and a reconstruction of a story , Blue Sky from Pain submerges us in a suffocating atmosphere, erased, in ruins…
a film by Stephanos Mangriotis
in collaboration with Hyacinthe Pavlides and Laurence Pillant
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Duration : 15 minutes
Production date : 2016
Format & Color : 16/9, color
Projection : Blu-Ray, digital file, dvd - Sound : Stereo or 5.1
Production : Dekadrage ( dekadrage.org )
Distribution : PRIMA-LUCE ( primaluce.fr )
This film was made possible with the support of the research program Medimurs funded by the Conseil régional d'Aquitaine and the Centre Emile Durkheim, Sciences po Bordeaux.
Stephanos Mangriotis is an independent photographer and film maker. He was born in Athens and now lives in Marseille where he elaborates long term projects on immigration, borders and marginality. In 2011, he published « Europa inch’Allah » with Images Plurielles editions in Marseille, about migrants stuck in Patras awaiting to cross-over to Italy. His work has been exhibited at Boutographies, Sept off, Phot'Aix photography festivals in France and at the FID international documentary film festival in Marseille. In 2015, he directed a short multimedia story about the feeling of being « in-between » that was shown internationally on internet platforms and selected at the Nuits Photographiques Festival in Paris.