Short Films Block 1
IVAN by Panagiotis Kountouras
Greece 2018, 10 min, Greek with English subtitles
Can you consume your human nature in a meal? When hidden instinct is transformed into morbid obsession, then self-preservation turns into a meaningless ritual of imitation, an act of empty logic.
FLEXIBLE CHOICES by Thodoris Vournas (director present) – world premiere
15 min, Greek with English subtitles
A rehearsal in progress. Director and actor change roles and turn from prey into predator and the other way around. There is only one aim: who is going to play his role better?
PATISION AVENUE by Thanasis Neofotistos
Greece 2018, 12 min, Greek with English subtitles
Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she discovers that her young son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Avenue.
FLICKERING SOULS SET ALIGHT by Iakovos Panagopoulos
Greece 2019, 30 min, Greek with English subtitles
Greece, 2017. The lack of financial support of Aris (who suffers from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / ALS) urges his wife Persephone to get confronted with human existential limits. “How many years does it really take to finally reach «home»?”
SAD GIRL WEEKEND by Lida Vartzioti & Dimitris Tsakaleas
Greece 2019, 15 min, OmeU
Three best friends spend their last weekend together because two of them will study abroad. But sooner or later they notice that saying goodbye is hard.
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