Short Films Block 3
Saturday, April 1st 2023, 6:00 p.m., Hall 3, directors present, Q & A after the screening
Memoir of a Veering Storm – by Sofia Georgovassili
Greece 2022, 14 min – Greek with English subtitles
It is a morning in September. A storm is about to break. A mother drives a girl to school in the morning and picks up a woman at the end of the school day. Anna, a 15-year-old girl, sneaks out of school, and with the help of her boyfriend, they visit a hospital. There, she has to face an event that will jolt her into adulthood.
ENOMENA – by Phaedra Vokali
Greece 2022, 19 min – Greek/Albanian with English subtitles, German premiere
Jo and Anna – two teenagers that go to the same school, but come from different worlds – meet during an aquarium school trip, only to discover that what brings them together is more powerful than what keeps them apart.
All the time in the world – by Danai Epithymiadi
Greece 2021, 8 min – Greek with English subtitles, German premiere
“Your skin has grown scales. You keep your eyes almost always shut. I imagine you do it on purpose. If you opened them, we would need to say something. I think that if I could throw you into the sea, you would become a fish.”
Hussies – by Despina Mavridou
Greece 2022, 29 min – Greek with English subtitles, German premiere
A coming-of-age story about two sisters leading their lives in different directions, who are summoned to a night’s call of decision making. In a frantic attempt to truffle out money, they come up against visions of both a traumatic past and a disturbing reality, while realising how difficult it is for a family to make ends meet.
Reflections – by Fotis Skourletis
Greece 2021, 10 min – no language, German premiere
Two ancient lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, strive to remain connected forever. Even against death. And their love earns a place in eternity.
Sofia Georgovassili, Phaedra Vokali, Danai Epithymiadi, Despina Mavridou, Fotis Skourletis
Greek/Albanian with English subtitles