Short Films Block 1
9 Beds by Ismene Daskarolis
Greece 2020, 9 min, Greek with English subtitles, Berlin premiere
One bed, five languages, nine mornings after, in nine awkward minutes.
Rouge by Kostis Theodosopoulos
Greece 2020, 18 min, Greek with English subtitles, German premiere
Three young feminist activists question the boundaries of their friendship, when they get caught in an incident of sexist violence. Torn between theory and practice, they find that killing the patriarchy is easier said than done, and have scars to show for it.
Deathcar by Andreas Vakalios
Greece 2020, 12 min, Greek with English subtitles, Berlin premiere
A girl is having a fight with her father. 80 km/h. A boy is driving drunk. 100 km/h. A boy is hanging out of the window. 120 km/h. A girl is flirting overtly. 140 km/h. A boy is giving out pills. 160 km/h. A boy is having a seizure. 180 km/h.
Electric Swan by Konstantina Kotzamani
Greece 2020, 40 min, Spanish with English subtitles, Berlin premiere
Buildings are not supposed to move. But on Avenida Libertador 2050, a building moves and the ceiling shivers, causing a strange nausea that devours its residents. Those who live on the top are afraid they’ll fall – the ones who live beneath are afraid they’ll drown.