The East Has Set

Direction: Alexandros Papaeliou

Music: John Borgia

Historical Consultant: Irini Sarioglou

Synopsis: How, when and why was our umbilical cord to the East cut? This history documentary is based on the correspondences of journalist Kostas Missaelidis on the Asia Minor Campaign (1919-1922). The tragedy unfolds through the writings of Asia Minor-born war correspondent, journalist and poet. From the harsh battlefields and the ruins, the human drama emerges.

The film participated in the Official Programme of the 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.