Athens International Film Festival


Short Stories B'

The Archive Sean Dunne directs a short documentary about the owner of the world’s largest vinyl record collection, who is gradually losing his eyesight but not his ability to tell his prized collectibles apart. Strangely, noone has shown any interest in his collection. Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Sean Dunne - Αμερικη / USA ? 8’ Diese 1 (#1) ?What can I say that hasn’t already been said?? An artist ponders on the world’s rich cultural past. Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Marion Castera ? Βελγιο/Belgium ? 4’:15 This Way Up Two gravediggers, a coffin and a million things that can go wrong in between; directors Foulkes and Smith take grave digger humor to new heights (or is it lows?) in a black animation comedy that was nominated for an Academy Award. Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Adam Foulkes, Alan Smith - Μεγάλη Βρετανια/UK ? 8’ Slitage A bulldozer invading a middle aged couple’s home has some surprising effects on their sex life. Grand Prix Canal+ at Cannes. Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Patrik Eklund ? Σουηδία /Sweden ? 17’ Tight Jeans Three adolescent African-Americans are waiting for a friend, when they see a white man wearing an extremely tight pair of jeans. ?How can someone wear jeans THAT tight?? one of them asks, prompting a hilarious discussion on race and culture. Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Destiny Ekaragha ? Μεγαλη Βρετανία/UK - 9’ Love Does Grow on Trees An adolescent boy sees his life change when he discovers the excitement and embarrassment that come with adult magazines, girls and falling in love. Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Bevan Walsh - Μεγαλη Βρετανία/UK - 10’ Madonna Calls Fassbinder A successful pop star comes to the bitter realization that nothing lasts for ever, as even the best agent in the world can run out of ideas. But hang on a second? Did he mention something about rebirth? And what was that name he said again? Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Dimitris Athanitis ? Ελλαδα/Μεγαλη Βρετανία-Greece/UK - 13’ The Sad Case Even suitcases can experience existential angst. Yes, you read that correctly. Σκηνοθεσία/Director : Sam Rogers, - Ην. Βασίλειο/UK - 12' Deadwalkers Jack is a bounty hunter who follows his latest prey to a godforsaken town. Unfortunately for him, the inhabitants are waiting with their jaws open, since, for reasons totally irrelevant to the viewer’s pleasure, they are all ravenous zombies. Σκηνοθεσία/Director: Spencer Estabrooks-Καναδάς/Canada-14'

    Publication date: 2009-09-10 12:05:59