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Historic documentary "CAPTAIN KEMAL: A COMRADE"

A Turk, born in 1915, who after the Greek-Turkish war (1919-1922) was a devout nationalist and fanatic enemy of the Greeks, decides in 1947 to illegally visit the Greek north-eastern mountains at Thrace in order to fight in the Greek Civil War on the side of the Greek Guerrillas (Communists). Today, at the age of 92, he makes a journey back to Greece where he fought to visit again the battle fields and if possible to meet again with his comrades.


  • Docs For Sale - IDFA 2008
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Thessaloniki 2009, competitive section
  • International Istanbul Film Festival (documentary section), Turkey 2009, out of competition
  • Lemessos International Documentary Festival, Cyprus 2009, competitive section
  • Chalkida Documentary Festival Docfest, Chalkida 2009, competitive section:
    • Sound Award (Dimitris Athanassopoulos)
    • Original Music Award (Yiorgos Papadakis)
    • Editing Award (Antonis Pezas)
    • Special Award to the director Fotos Lamprinos
  • Antalya Film Festival, Turkey 2009, screening
  • Bar Film Festival, Montenegro 2009, screening
  • London Greek Film Festival, UK 2009, competitive section:
    • Best Creative Documentary Award
  • Mediterranean Film Festival, Munich 2009, competitive section
  • Kalamata Documentary Fastival, Greece, 2014, screening
  • Ciné-Club Hellénique de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, screening, 2012


Directed byFotos Lamprinos
ScreenplayFotos Lamprinos
ProducersCostas Lambropoulos, Greek Film Centre, ERT SA (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation)
Co-producerFotos Lamprinos
ProductionCL Productions
2008, Digital Beta, 72', color & B/W, Dolby Digital