Short film: Birthday – by Dimitris Katsimiris; Friday, 20.01., 18:15 (Cinema 3) (second screening on Saturday, 21.01., 15:00, cinema 3)

Greece 2016, D: Dimitris Katsimiris, ?min, Greek with German subtitles


Marios, a young man with cerebral palsy, is waiting for his uncle, with his mother at home, to celebrate together his 22nd birthday. But the arrival of his uncle, with his new girlfriend, will upset the family and create a suffocating atmosphere in the place.

Dimitris Katsimiris

was born and raised in Rhodes. He has studied and worked as a social worker. In recent years he lives and works in Athens as an actor, writer and director in theater. He has written two plays. ‘Birthday’ is his first short film.