Golden Dawn Girls

Golden Dawn Girls

Norwegian documentary filmmaker Håvard Bustnes examines the rise of far-right nationalist party “Golden Dawn”. The key male members of the far-right political party Golden Dawn are imprisoned accused of carrying out organized criminal activity. To maintain Golden Dawn’s position as the fifth largest political party in Greece, their daughters, wives and mothers step up to the task of leading the party through the upcoming elections. As the elections and trial unfold, the Norwegian film crew gets access to secret chambers and witness the family dynamics of one of Europe’s most notorious nationalist parties. This documentary exposes the mindset, values and personalities of the people on the front lines of modern nationalism.

The film is available with subtitles in English, Greek and Norwegian.

An educational guide aimed to generate debate, critical thought and discussion about the rise of the extreme right in Europe is available on the Moving Docs website. It consists of an activity guide for teachers, built around the classroom screening of the documentary Golden Dawn Girls and is available in English, Spanish, Greek and Norwegian: https://www.movingdocs.org/golden_dawn_girls_educational

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Golden Dawn Girls

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    The key male members of the far-right political party Golden Dawn are imprisoned accused of carrying out organized criminal activity. To maintain Golden Dawn’s position as the fifth largest political party in Greece, their daughters, wives and mothers step up to the task of leading the party thro...