The Wake Up Call | trailer

“The Wake Up Call” is a short documentary on the political street art that has emerged in Athens during the course of the economic crisis.

The documentary follows four street artists in their attempt to leave an imprint on the urban landscape of Athens. Politics, satire and colours are merged together to create an outdoor manifestation of ideas, far from the dominant ideology.

By documenting the work of the four artivists, “The Wake Up Call” reveals an attempt to force a political awakening on crisis-stricken Greece through street art.
(Kostas Kallergis)

Research – Script: Kostas Kallergis
Photography: Kostas Kallergis
Dimitris Petalas
Editing: Kostas Christakopoulos
Music: Kleanthis Konstantinidis
George Tsetikas

The Wake Up Call – trailer (English subtitles) from Kostas Kallergis on Vimeo.

Greece’s Uncertain Future

This short documentary looks at the current social crisis in Greece, the growth of alternative economies, general strikes, and the rise of the anti-fascist movement in response to violent attacks by the far-right. After six years of recession, the situation in Greece is growing increasingly dark. As the unemployment rate continues to rise and salaries continue to drop, the country has descended into an increasingly unpredictable situation.
(Global Uprisings)

Greece’s Uncertain Future from brandon jourdan on Vimeo.