Lesvia, the herstory of Eressos

Goes to Cannes

Lesvia, the herstory of Eressos

Category: Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Tzeli Hadjidimitriou

Produced by: Tzeli Hadjidimitriou, Anemos Dimiourgias, with the support of the Region of North Aegean, developed with the support of Onassis Culture

Country of production: Greece

Original title: Λesvia, the herstory of Eressos

Genre: Documentary

Language: Greek, English, Italian, French

Runtime: 80min

Completed in: 2023

Birthplace of the Archaic Greek poet Sappho, Eressos, decorates its squares with statues of her, a lesbian. This affirmation has marked the island of Lesbos as a meeting point for the international lesbian community. What does this place actually mean to them and how do the locals perceive them?