24th Athens International Film Festival

Short Stories A

La Clase

A documentary on this magic very first time encounter with acting. The students of a school learn how to stage a play for the first time.

Director: Beatriz M. Sanchis

Spain, 20'


Take 3

Casting the right person for a TV show might sometimes turn out to be something entirely different and unexpected.

Director: Roseanne Liang

New Zealand, 12'


Auf der Strecke

The chief of security at a department store is facing a dilemma and his life will change dramatically dpending on a decision he will make. Grand Jury prize at Clermont-Ferrand.

Director: Reto Caffi

Switzerland/Germany, 30'


Dr. Movis Teleshopping

One unusual moment in the Japanese teleshopping history...

Director: Spyros Iakovides

Greece, 6'



The good old traditional granny-grandaughter relationship is sometimes more than just a family affair.

Director: Warwick Thornton

Australia, 6'


The Trophy

A young female student and her efforts to balance between her talent at school and a harsh family environment.

Director: Justine Simei-Barton

New Zealand, 11'


Next Floor

Facing the feast from an entirely different angle than the well-known Ferreri one, eleven greedy guests discover the not so healthy consequences of the phrase 'too much'.

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Canada, 11'



A walk, an argument and a joke... It's all in the game until someone loses an eye. Sundance Award.

Director: Nash Edgerton

Australia, 9'


Love You More

They say the first cut is the deepest, but wait till you see this one. Patrick Marber screenwrites and Sam Taylor-Wood directs. Simply wonderful, especially if you're a Buzzcocks fan.

Director: Sam Taylor-Wood

UK, 15'

      Norman McLaren

      Norman McLaren

      National Film Board of Canada Lucie Charbonneau Building 3155, Côte-de-Liesse Road Saint-Laurent (Quebec) H4N 2N4 Canada Tel: 001 514 283 9806 Fax: 001 514 496 4372 e-mail: [email protected]

      First Flush

      First Flush

      DFI (Danish Film Institute) Anne Marie Kurstein Gothersgade 55 1123 Copenhagen K Denmark Tel: 0045 33 74 34 00 e-mail: [email protected]

      Watching it Rain - Ver Llover

      Watching it Rain - Ver Llover

      Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica Adriana Castillo Calz. de Tlalpan No. 1670 c.p. 04220 México, D.F. Tel: 0052 55 1253 9490 Fax: 0052 55 1253 9492 e-mail: [email protected]

      Tongue Tied

      Tongue Tied

      Venom Andrew Freedman 9 Sallymount Gardens Ranelagh Dublin 6 Ireland Tel: 0035 31 491 1954 e-mail: [email protected]

      The Pearce Sisters

      The Pearce Sisters

      Aardman Animations Maggie O'Connor Gas Ferry Road Bristol BS1 6UN Τel: 0044 117 984 8961 Fax: 0044 117 984 8486 e-mail: [email protected]

      The Oates’ Valor

      The Oates’ Valor

      Epistrophe Films Tim Cahill Tel: 001 323 376 0004 e-mail: [email protected]