ACROSS HER BODY by Zacharias Mavroeidis
Every year, on July 31st, Mrs, Irene and the rest remaining “fifteeners” return to the obsolete Monastery of the Accession, on Therasia, the little know sister island of cosmopolitan Santorini. For two weeks, they pray for eternal rest of their beloved ones while preparing the church for the day of the Accession. In between, they recall the past gazing at the touristic traffic across the volcanic bay. “Across her body” documents the fading tradition of “Fifteen’ correlating three bodies: the sacred body of the Virgin, the deserted body of the once upon a time fertile Therasia and the aging female bodies of the fifteeners.
Repetition: Friday, 17.01., 17:00, Hall 3
studied Architecture in A.U.TH., Theater in RESAD, Madrid, and Filmmaking in Athens and in EICTV, Cuba. In 2014 his novel Nine Lives Left was published in Greece. He is teaching Scriptwriting in SAE Athens.