Philoctetes – An Outsider’s Myth
Documentary, Essay Film
The Sophocles tragedy of abandonment and betrayal reenvisioned through the story of an African asylum seeker in Athens, Greece.
Set amid Europe’s migrant crisis, Philoctetes explores his ‘homeless home’, pondering along the way the characteristics and origin of the elusive Greek national identity he is denied. Will his value ultimately be recognized?
Country of Origin
US - Greece