Greece, 2018, 27′
Directors: Elisa Soroga, Aigli Drakou
Producer: Elisa Soroga
Documentary Roots depicts the daily life of elderly women living on their own in remote villages of Epirus.
The documentary boasts influences from the Japanese Butoh dance, especially in terms of editing. A timeless cinematic approach built around the metaphysics of female existence, as it emerges out of the wilderness. Women, through their particular relationship with time, narrate inner dialogues and stories from the past, along with beloved song lyrics. They are the last living guardians of memory of those particular places.