Fighting for Democracy: Greatest Greek Cartoonists - Best Jury Award Of The Month (April 2018)



Director: - Georgia Chioni


Genre: - Documentary


Language: -


Country: -Greece


Duration : - 8 minutes 45 seconds


Synopsis

This short documentary is about the work of one of the most important Greek political cartoonists, Fokionas Dimitriadis. This work was so unique and important that he was given the nickname of "The Dean of Cartoonists". Fokion Dimitriadis came to Greece from Konstantinopolis in 1915. He started working as a political cartoonist in 1922 until his death in 1977. His work sketches out major political and economic national and international events, throught crucial decades, such as two world wars, two dictatorships and many more.