London Greek Film Festival - Films 2014


Excision. Directed by Victoria (Vicky) Vellopoulou. Greece, 2013. 55’. UK Premiere.

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Film Category: Documentary

Original Title: Excision

English Title: Excision

Greek Title: Excision

Duration: 55min

Country of origin: Greece

Director: Victoria (Vicky) Vellopoulou

Producer: Dimitris Xenakis

Production Company / Companies: Indigo View Productions & ActionAid Hellas

Brief synopsis in English: Α 55 minute documentary that investigates through female portraits the practice of FGM (female genital mutilation). “Excision” examines the consequences of FGM (female genital mutilation) at the local communities of Kenya and demonstrates the effects of this action, on million girls and women worldwide. The main goal of this documentary is to raise the voice of the FGM victims who don’t have the chance to speak openly about their pain. It was shot in Kenya in the area of the Pokot Tribe in January 2013.

Release Date: 2014

Original Format: HD

Credits:
 
INHABITANTS OF TANGULBEI AND CHURO
CHEMOYO
CHEPON
CHEPUSI
CHEROP
CHEPKEMOY
CHEPAKPAI
ANNE
CATHERINE
MAKLAP
 
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED
VICKY VELLOPOULOU
 
PRODUCED BY
INDIGOVIEW – DIMITRIS XENAKIS
ACTIONAID – VICKY MARKOLEFA
 
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
KOSTAS NIKOLOPOULOS
 
ORIGINAL MUSIC
MATI PALAIOLOGOS
 
EDIT
VAGELIS KALAITZIS
KENAN AKKAWI
 
POST PRODUCTION
MANOLIS LEVEDELIS
 
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
ARCHODISSA KOKOTSAKI
 
SOUND
DIMITRIS XENAKIS
 
SOUND DESIGN
ANASTASIS EFENTAKIS
 
GRAPHICS
TASSOS PAPAIOANNOU, ONE MAN SHOW STUDIO
McCANN ATHENS
 
TECHNICAL SUPPORT
ALLAN MICHAEL
GEORGE PADAZIS
 
VOCALS
CHEMOYO
 
TRANSLATION
ASTRID BLUMLEIN
 
TRANSLATION SUPERVISOR
ANNA POLIZOU

URL video on the web: http://vimeo.com/87870145 

Original Language(s): English, Pokot

English Subtitles: Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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