EMERGING GREEKS COMPETITION
Medium – by Christina Ioakeimidi
Saturday, March 23rd 2024, 5:30 p.m., Hall 1, director present, Q&A in OVAL after the screening
Repetition: Sunday, March 24th 2024, 4:00 p.m., Hall 3, director present, Q&A in Mirror Room after the screening
On the verge of adulthood and after having recently lost her mother, Eleftheria escapes the suffocating reality of the Greek countryside and visits her elder pregnant sister, in scorching hot August in Athens. Wandering the streets of the unknown metropolis, she will discover the awakening of sexual desire in the face of enigmatic Angelos, who invites her into his eccentric grown-up world and the whirlpool of first love.
Christina Ioakeimidi was born in Athens, Greece. Early on, she developed a passion for photography. She moved to London to study filmmaking at the London Film School, where she wrote, directed and photographed short films. Her first feature film Harisma (writer, director, producer) was released in 2010 in Greece and has participated in numerous festivals around the world. She has also directed documentaries for the Greek television.
Konstadinos Aspiotis, Angeliki Beveratou, Natasa Exintaveloni, Martha Fritzila
Greek with English subtitles