13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival opening ceremony
The 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival kicked off with a film & musical tribute to famous Greek-Jewish rembetiko singer-dancer Roza Eskenazi, who started her career in Thessaloniki
The opening ceremony of the 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival featured the international premiere of Israeli director Roy Sher's film "My Sweet Canary", a biopic - travelogue about famous Greek-Jewish rembetiko singer-dancer Roza Eskenazi, who started her career in Thessaloniki.
A vocal troupe of singers with traditional percussion instruments performed songs made famous by Eskenazi. The ceremony was hailed by newly elected Thessaloniki mayor Giannis Boutaris, a firm proponent of rediscovering Thessaloniki's multicultural past.