Athens International Film Festival

BETTY


GREECE | 1979 | COLOR | DCP | 33’ | GREEK

Betty is a short film that narrates a day in the life of an Athenian trans. As the day draws to a close, memories of her former life and images from her current, the past and present, intersect. Yet both are dominated by an overarching emotion: the unavoidable loneliness of the individual.

DIRECTOR: Dimitris Stavrakas
SCREENWRITER: Dimitris Stavrakas
DoP: Stavros Hassapis
EDITOR: Yanna Spyropoulou
PRINCIPAL CAST: Betty Vakalidou

DIMITRIS STAVRAKAS
Born in Athens in 1938. He worked for years in television starting in France and then in Greece. In the meantime he directed short and feature films, as well as documentaries for television.

FILMOGRAPHY
2006
The Crossing
1999 The Canary Yellow Bicycle
1983 The Misunderstanding
1979 Betty


        ONLINE TICKETS


        : Lives in Transition: Trans Cinema Matters

        CORONA

        CORONA

        23/09/2021, 22:00, TRIANON

        TANGERINE

        TANGERINE

        23/09/2021, 22:00, TRIANON

        LITTLE GIRL / PETITE FILLE

        LITTLE GIRL / PETITE FILLE

        24/09/2021, 20:00, STELLA

        SEE YOU THEN

        SEE YOU THEN

        24/09/2021, 20:00, GREEK FILM ARCHIVE

        OLEANDERS

        OLEANDERS

        4/10/2021, 22:30, IDEAL

        FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES / BARA NO SŌRETSU

        FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES / BARA NO SŌRETSU

        NORTH BY CURRENT

        NORTH BY CURRENT

        26/09/2021, 21:00, STELLA

        OBSCURO BARROCO

        OBSCURO BARROCO

        27/09/2021, 20:00, TRIANON

        NANA

        NANA

        DISCLOSURE

        DISCLOSURE

        29/09/2021, 21:15, DANAOS

        STRELLA: A WOMAN’S WAY

        STRELLA: A WOMAN’S WAY

        30/09/2021, 20:00, TRIANON

        PARIS IS BURNING

        PARIS IS BURNING

        1/10/2021, 21:30, TRIANON