Screening Programme 2020 & 2021

Screening Programme 2020 & 2021





273 days From Today

Konstantinos Vachlas

This short animation film is about the life of the soldiers in the greek army. The compulsory military service lasts nine months or two hundred seventy three days. Through the film we see the everyday routine of the soldiers. What's inside their minds? What's inside their dreams? MORE

Can You Eat Plastic?

Christina Konstantinou

In a world overwhelmed by plastic, where the fishing trade is almost extinct and the birds have stopped chirping, an old fisherman continues with his daily routine, to catch fish. MORE


Kirsten Vangsness

Kirsten Vangsness (CBS, Criminal Minds actor and writer) makes her directorial debut in this animated short adapted from her own personal essay about a feral cat who stars on a network procedural drama, takes ballroom dance lessons, and has an encounter with a predatory tow truck driver. It explores the idea of vulnerability as a source of power and the emotional "curtains" we lay over our essential selves. MORE

Diaplous, Tales of Hope

Ifigeneia Kotsoni

A group of marginalized people with mental health issues are getting back their lives. The film describes the stories of five employees who work in a social cooperative in Greece, attempting to highlight the unique strength of people that are concerned as vulnerable. On the basis of solidarity, cooperation and participation for a common goal everything can happen. MORE

In Passing

Esther Cheung

A portrait of seventies Hong Kong as my parents remember it. MORE

Once in Purple Dungarees

Benjamin Kramme

Three women. Three generations. One political conflict. While visiting her grandmother, Johanna meets her mother coincidentally, who broke off contact with her, and a major dispute breaks out. MORE


Lihi Sabag

One morning Sima leaves the women’s shelter where she lives and makes a mysterious visit to a pre-school, where she gains entry under false pretences. There she attempts to deliver a birthday present to Oshri, her five year old son whom she gave up for foster care when he was a baby. But she is prevented from making meaningful contact with the child by the preschool teacher, the child’s foster parents, and ultimately by her own questions over what in fact is best for the child. A deeply touching and sensitive film that asks some serious questions about the suffering of mothers who have had to give away their children away. MORE

Where Are We?

Hanna Besirevic

A young woman takes a road trip for four days with her boyfriend and his family. She spends the duration of the trip in the back seat of the car with her boyfriend’s mother, Mela. Conversation is slow, Mela isn’t naturally talkative. Neither is fluent in the same language. Hanna has known from the beginning, Mela doesn’t. Santi’s mother has Alzheimer’s. MORE


Dekel Berenson

Cannes Official Selection 19' – Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love. Nominated for a short Palme d'Or, BIFA award winner for Best British Short Film, was shortlisted for a BAFTA, more than 200 selections and dozens of awards. MORE

Bless Me, Father

Boubkar Benzabat

A man goes to the church in order to confess his last sin to an exasperated young priest. MORE

Iro /he.roː/

Alexios Koukias-Pantelis

Iro, an 8 year old girl, is ready to take off on a short road trip with her mom and a superhero towards Lake Stymphalia. A car malfunction and a bus drivers strike will make their plans difficult but with the help of the superhero they will hitchhike their way towards their destination. MORE

Lora Wears Black

Vanja Vascarac

An elderly woman’s routine is upset by a man claiming to be a TV series location scout. MORE

Madonna f64.0

Stavros Markoulakis

After an important surgery, Maria returns to her family home, in order to recover. Living with her mother, her sister and a newborn baby. While Maria’s body starts healing, a deeply hidden desire of hers surfaces. Maria wants to come close to the baby, and this creates a serious threat to the “safety” of the family home. MORE


Masha Clark

When 11-year-old Dunya decides to accompany her father on his wine delivery route, a chance encounter with her father’s old love confronts her with the mystery of who her father is and more perilously – who he used to be. MORE

Teo, My Neighbor

Christos Karteris

Teo lives next door. He enjoys isolation. He chooses to live at his own, unique pace. He dreams of finding a person like him. MORE

The Best Orchestra in the World

Henning Backhaus

Ingbert, the sock, applies for a position as double bass player at the Vienna State Orchestra. Bad idea. MORE

The Parrot Lady

Michalis Kalopaidis

The parrot lady' is inspired by a true story. The film works as an artistic interpretation of a woman's life who chose to live on the streets with her parrots, afraid of dying alone in her home. MORE