The Region of Crete, the Municipality of Platanias, the Cultural Center of Chania and the Cultural Society of Crete invite you to the screening of the documentary
“Flowers Fade Early, Kakopetros 28 August 1944” “Λουλούδια που Μαράθηκαν Νωρίς”
directed by Matthew Frantzeskakis and Viki Arvelaki.
WHEN: 28th March 19.30
WHERE: Cultural Centre Chania, Andrea Papandreou, Chania
August 28th, 1944: The Germans surround the small village Kakopetros, located today in the Municipality of Platanias in Chania. In the afternoon when they depart, they leave 23 dead people behind, also empty, looted houses, and the souls of the people of this village, eternally wounded. Five survivors open their chest of fragile memories and remember what happened on that rainy Monday. They recall the facts and share how painful their life was the following years.
Οfficial Premiere in 20th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival.
Original Music :
Psarantonis (Antonis Xilouris), Psarogiorgis (Giorgis Xilouris) , Giannis Papatzanis
Translation – Subtitles :Nikoletta Filippou