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ON THE OLIVE ROUTE (2003)

A tale by Georges Salameh





Documentary

duration 60’54”



Synopsis

We are a group of 15 people, 14 olive saplings, 6 motorbikes, 1 minibus and 1 lorry converted for accommodation purposes; we travel around the Mediterranean, 10 countries in total, their borders, and 9.000 kilometers in 39 days.

Siamo un gruppo di 15 persone, 14 piante di ulivo, 6 motociclette, 1 minibus e 1 camion convertito per la sistemazione notturna; viaggiamo intorno al Mediterraneo, 10 paesi in totale , i loro confini e 9.000 chilometri in 39 giorni.

Είμαστε 15 άνθρωποι, 14 ρίζες ελιάς, 6 μοτοσυκλέτες, 1 μικρό λεωφορείο, μία διαμορφωμένη νταλίκα για ύπνο για φαγητό, ένας γύρος στη Μεσόγειο, 10 χώρες, σύνορα, 9000 χιλιόμετρα σε 39 ημέρες.






Motto

Olive trees offer a reason for people to meet and send a message of peace.

Gli Ulivi offrono un motivo d’incontro alle persone e mandano un messaggio di pace.

Με αφορμή την ελιά ο άνθρωπος γίνεται τόπος συνάντησης



Screening

6th Thessaloniki documentary festival – Thessaloniki – Greece (March 2004)

New York Intenational & Independent Film & Video Festival – USA (April 2004)

Festival du Cinema de Bruxelles, Palmares 2004 – Brussels – Belgium (September 2004)

Princeton University screenings – Princeton – USA (June 2005)

The BIOL prize commission & RECIDIVI la rete del Cinema e dell’Audiovisivo – Bari – Italy (April 2010)