23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Greek Short Films in Competition: The magnificent 46!

The 22nd Athens International Film Festival is a proud supporter of Greek cinema for a fifth year in row, highlighting the work of young filmmakers through its Greek short film competition section.

The selection process for this year’s Greek short film competition section has come to an end. Out of the 195 submissions, 46 films were selected to vie for the awards of the 22nd edition.

The jury, comprised of experienced filmmakers, will be asked to give out the following 7 awards: Best Film (first and second prize), Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Cinematography.


Christos Karakepelis, director

Lefteris Adamidis, distributor and  film critic

Margarita Manda, director

Claudio Bolivar, cinematographer

Vicky Papadopoulou, actress

 

The director Christos Karakepelis will chair the jury.

The first Best Film prize is accompanied by a 1,500-euro cash prize.

The filmmakers who are introducing themselves for the first time or the ones whom the audience already knows from their previous work, and the short, yet rich stories which will take part in the competition section and be screened during the Festival are:

 

2 ½ by Christos Ntabakakis

3000 by Antonis Tsonis

A STONE APPEARS by Constantine Venetopoulos

AURELIA by Christos Bourantas & Kreon Krionas

BIRD by Chie Hayakawa

BUTTERFLY CO. by Ifigenia Dimitriou

COLETTE AND THE ROOM B-12 by Alexandra Karamisaris

DOVE by Konstantinos Chaliasas

EYE CANDY by Dimitris Vavatsis
HELGA IS IN LUND by Thelyia Petraki

LIFE BETWEEN by Vagelis Zouglos

LIMBO by Konstantina Kotzamani

DOLLHOUSE by Xenophon Tsoumas

MANODOPERA by Loukianos Moshonas

ODETTE by Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis

PET by Chris Moraitis

PHANTOM LIMB by Michael Felanis

RRACCOON by Michalis Aristomenopoulos

STERNENKIND by Daniel Michalos

TWIST by Michalis Papantonopoulos

UMMI by Niko Avgoustidi

VITATIO by Nikos Radaios

WHALE 52 by Thanasis Trouboukis

FOX by Jacqueline Lentzou

INVISIBLE by Kostas Gerampinis

VITHISMA by Polymnia Papadopoulou-Sardeli

BIRTHDAY by Dimitris Katsimiris

SCRATCHES by Konstantinos Kalogridis

ΕRIC by Faidon Gkretsikos & Panos Tragos

EVRIPIDOU 14 by Michael Demetrius

ALICE IN THE CAFE by Dimitris Nakos

THE MIDNIGHT SHIFT by Andreas Kyriacou

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STORY OF ALL by Ilektra Ellinikioti

THE SPECTATOR by Thodoris Vournas
YOUNG FISH by Chrisanthos Margonis

HISTORY WITHOUT AN END by Nikos Gkoulios

CUBE by Alexandros Skouras

NEMERCKA by Avrilios Karakostas

NIPENTHES by Giannis Simvonis

THE FARMER by Stathis Apostolou

SEMELE by Myrsini Aristidou

IN THE DARK IN CRETE by Vicky Arvelaki

THE ΕYE AND THE BROW by Κostis Charamountanis

A BUDDY ALREADY DEAD by Konstantinos Fragkoulis

ΤRUE BLUE by Haris Raftogiannis

CHRISTOS AND DIMITRA by Amerissa Basta

 

The 22nd Athens International Film Festival will take place from September 21st to October 2nd,

at the following cinemas: Ideal, Danaos 1&2, Odeon Opera 1&2 and the Greek Film Archive.

 

The full line-up will be announced at the Festival’s press conference, which will be held on September 14th.

 

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