Athens International Film Festival

Greek Short Stories / In Competition III


A strange tradition says: the Santa came down from the picture, went to the celebration to scandalize the people and then he felt ashamed to return…

Σκηνοθεσία / Director : A. J. Marianos – Διάρκεια / Duration : 20'11''

Moments of Wisdom

The life of 84 years old George, through his birthday song. A story about the power of “now”, the importance of everyday bliss and our ephemeral nature.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director : Vasia Karitinou – Διάρκεια / Duration : 5'26''

In Public

The adventure of a couple in the city of Athens in crisis while they are trying to find a quiet and private place to make out! Will they let the difficulties finally stop them?

Σκηνοθεσία / Directors : Maria Ligkou, Stevi Panagiotaki – Διάρκεια / Duration : 9'40''


“Isis” is the story of an Egyptian woman who fled the war and immigrated illegally to Greece in search for a better life for herself and her child but instead found a country in ruins.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director : Dimitris Andjus – Διάρκεια / Duration : 25' 33''


A cinematic approach in boy-meets-girl relationships. Because maybe there is a script and maybe there isn't. The fact remains. People act.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director : George Kouvaras – Διάρκεια / Duration: 11'44''

Under Pressure

When in five minutes you have to make the most important decision of your life, these minutes become a century. Two cops and their dealer. A life time friendship is being tested, within five minutes-real time, under pressure.

Σκηνοθεσία / Duration : Nikos Skoulas – Διάρκεια / Duration : 13'25''

Vicious Circle

In an ordinary day, an ordinary guy is on his way to his work. While he is walking three people confuse him with a candidate politician and they begin to chase him.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director : Sotiris Georgantas – Διάρκεια / Duration : 5'37''

The Death of a Nation

Harry Vlastos is a Greek-American who works at a hostel. Bennie Cameron is the lead of D.W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation”. Their story lines will intertwine and will try to reach a conclusion regarding the happiness of fish.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director : Stamos Dimitropoulos – Διάρκεια / Duration : 18'30''

* Screened on September 22nd

    Publication date: 2012-09-13 12:10:00