The Return/Going Back
Direction: Nikos Megrelis / Nikos Megrelis
Script: Nikos Megrelis / Nikos Megrelis
Director of Photography/Photography: Polychronis Tsichlakis, George Governor / Polixronis Tsixlakis, Giorgos Kivernitis
Editing/Montage: Dimitris Polydoropoulos / Dimitris Polidoropoulos
Music: Fanis Zahopoulos / Fanis Zaxopoulos
Producer/Production: Mind the Gap I.K.E.
Country of Production/Country: Greece / Greece
Production Year/Year: 2019
Language/Language: Greek / English
Subtitles/Subtitles: English / English
Two doctors volunteers of Médecins du Monde, after three and a half years return to Idomeni, where they spent months offering medical care to refugees who were looking for the dream of Europe. With the distance of time, the two Doctors unravel their memories and describe how it affected their later life. A hymn without fanfare to humanity, solidarity, volunteerism, selfless offer to fellow man regardless of race, color and religion!
Two doctors, volunteers of the Doctors of the World, return after three and a half years to Eidomeni, where they spent months providing health care to refugees seeking the dream of Europe. Over time, the two doctors unfold their memories and describe how it affected their life afterwards. A hymn to humanity, solidarity, volunteering, selfless offer to human beings regardless of race, color and religion!
Director's Biography/Director's Short Bio:
Nikos Megrelis is a journalist and director with more than ten awards in Greece and abroad for his documentaries, for his journalistic, television and radio work. Shooting vs Shooting's feature-length documentary , Dying for the Truth, was awarded at many festivals (Sichuan-China, Kazan-Russia, Chalkida, etc.). In 2012 he was nominated for the Awards of the Greek Film Academy. So far, he was awarded at the "Roma cinemadoc" festival (2016) and at the Halkida Festival, in the same year, he was awarded the sound engineering award.
Nikos Megrelis is a journalist and director with more than ten awards in Greece and abroad for his documentaries, journalism, television and radio work. His feature documentary film Shooting vs Shooting, has been awarded in many festivals (Sichuan-China, Kazan-Russia, Chalkida etc). In 2012 it was nominated for the Hellenic Film Academy Awards. His film So far, was awarded at the "Roma cinemadoc" (2016) as well as at the Festival of Chalkida where it won the sound award at the same year.