Catastroika – a film by Aris Chatzistefanou und Katerina Kitidi



Catastroika a film by Aris Chatzistefanou und Katerina Kitidi will be presented in FilmTage Luzern: Menschenrechte 2012 at StattKino.

The creators of Debtocracy,  Aris Chatzistefanou und Katerina Kitidi, a documentary with two million views broadcasted from Japan to Latin America, analyze the shifting of state assets to private hands. They travel round the world gathering data on privatization in developed countries and search for clues on the day after Greece’s massive privatization program.

The documentary “Catastroika” reveals the upcoming results of the current sell-off of Greek
public assets, which is enforced by invoking the national debt. Using examples below
others from London, Paris, Berlin, Moscow and Rome predicted “Catastroika” what happens if this privatization course will continue.

Slavoj Zizek, Naomi Klein, Luis Sepulveda, Ken Loach and Greg Palast judge in the movie cuts and disposal measures the Greek government is under pressure and explain the relationships between unleashed
Financial markets and the increasing loss of democracy in Europe. Academics and specialists such as Dani Rodrik, Alex Callinicos, Ben Fine, Costas Douzinas, Dean Baker and Aditya Chakrabortty present hitherto unknown aspects of privatization in Greece and other countries.

Reservation:, +41 41 375 72 72 (RomeroHaus) or +41 41 410 30 60 (stattkino)

Further Information: PDF