Greek Short Stories - In Competition IX
Χίμαιρα / Chimera
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 9’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Melpomeni Loukanidou
The Creator follows her more mature self, her simulation, in a foggy, illusional walk. Hesitation and cowardice are the reasons her journey remains unfinished. She can sense her escape, she makes it happen, in this unfinished journey, without ever completing it.
Ο Μάγκας / The Dude
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 17’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Alexandros Kakaniaris
12 year old Stratis, is the greatest dude in his neighborhood. He is such a great dude, that everybody calls him The Dude. Almost everybody, that is. All he has to do is prove himself. To those who don't believe him. Almost everybody, that is.
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 13’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Daina Papadaki
Two men guard a mysterious building. Things get out of hand when one of them decides to open the door and find out what is hidden behind it. The routine and acceptance of our fate and existence as a given is disrupted when we decide to open the door and see what’s behind it.
I am Mackenzie
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 20’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Artemis Anastasiadou
Caught among toxic masculinity, a sequin dress and a teenage crush, a teen skater, growing up in rural Texas, will have sex for the first time in the back of their dad’s truck.
Το Βάρος Της Θάλασσας / The Weight of the Sea
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 17’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Kostis Alevizos
A girl makes the same route every day, carrying seawater into a makeshift vessel. The film silently unfolds us her sisyphean task.