Greek Short Films I, Thu, 16.01.2020, 18:00, Hall 3

Short Films Block 1, 84 min

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.

Q & A