In Lesvos island an old abandoned dump lies on a mountain with two big craters. The craters are overflown by thousands of life jackets from the refugee waves. A worker is the only inhabitant in this place that resembles an alien planet or a new continent.
- Pavlos Iordanopoulos
- Yorgos Zois
- Stelios Pissas
- Yannis Chalkiadakis
- Thalia Ioannidou
This graveyard of life jackets constitutes a modern monument of our absurd world. It does not only represent the aftermath of this massive population movement in the 21st century. It also haunts us with images that dig deeply into our own existence and carry a universal life meaning that goes beyond the daily news.
I want to capture that frame where interpretation turns into experience, constructive fiction into accidental life.
After several award-winning short films in different festivals, Yorgos directed his first feature film in 2015, Interruption, presented at the Venice Mostra. Screened during the 57 th edition of La Semaine de la Critique, THIRD KIND is a chilling science- fiction tale about wandering ghosts of an abandoned civilisation.