23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

AIFF.GR

Short Stories Β'

22/9/2017, 17:15, Odeon Opera 1
26/9/2017, 17:30, Odeon Opera 2

A selection of the best short films of the year.

whole sky

Y Todo El Cielo Cupo En El Ojo De La Vaca Muerta / And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow's Eye
Διάρκεια / Duration: 19' Χώρα Παραγωγής / Country: Χιλή / Chile Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Francisca Alegria

In a Chile village, an elderly woman is confused by the visit of her boss, who has been dead for years. She believes that he has come to take her to the next worlds, but his plans are much worse.

A Drowning Man
Διάρκεια / Duration: 15' Χώρα Παραγωγής / Country: Δανία, Ην. Βασίλειο, Ελλάδα / Denmark, UK, Greece Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Mahdi Fleifel

Having survived the waves, a young immigrant roams the city, hungry and anonymous, looking for ways to make it through the day.

Pepe le Morse
Διάρκεια / Duration: 15’ Χώρα Παραγωγής / Country: Γαλλία | France
Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Lucrèce Andreae

On the windy and cloudy beach, Granny is praying, Mum is shouting, the sisters don't care, Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a weird guy, now he's dead. Participation at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

A Gentle Night
Διάρκεια / Duration: 15’ Χώρα Παραγωγής / Country: Κίνα | China
Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Yang Qiu

In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gentle into this good night. Palme d'Or for Best Short Film in Cannes Film Festival 2017.

Deer Boy
Διάρκεια / Duration: 15' Χώρα Παραγωγής / Country: Βέλγιο, Κροατία, Πολωνία / Belgium, Croatia, Poland Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Katarzyna Gondek

A boy is born with deer horns and learns how to grow up in a family of hunters, struggling every day with what he really is.

Katto / The Ceiling
Διάρκεια / Duration: 15' Χώρα Παραγωγής / Country: Φινλανδία / Finland Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Teppo Airaksinen

Just before his divorce, Olavi retreats to his country house by the lake. However he realizes that the ceiling is lowered and therefore he cannot stand upright.