Athens International Film Festival

    Archive : 14th AIFF 2008

  • Nights And Weekends

    Mattie and James are together but they live thousands of miles apart. Situated in New York and Chicago, they can only watch helplessly as time, distance, loneliness and exasperation slowly eat away their relationship. Is this really the end? Working on a virtually zero budget, Hannah Takes the Stairs duo Greta Gerwig and Joe Swanberg take positions both in front of and behind the camera to deliver an intimate DIY drama about the end of love.

    Directors: Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg

    Screenwriters: Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg

    Cinematography: Matthias Grunsky, Benjamin Kasulke

    Editing: Joe Swanberg

    Principal Cast: Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg

    USA , Color , English , 80'

  • Medicine For Melancholy

    After a wild party, Micah and Jo wake up in the same bed with a terrible hangover and absolutely no idea of who this stranger lying next to them is. This is normally the moment when you mumble some ...

  • Woodpecker

    A small Arkansas community is shaken out of its slumber, when the news announce that the rare Ivory Billed Woodpecker ?thought extinct since the 40s- was apparently spotted in the bayou. Enthusiastic ...

  • Love Live Long

    While the (in)famous Gumball Rally (mainly involving a bunch a brats racing and misbehaving through various cities) is wreaking havoc in the streets of Istanbul, Rachel has decided she doesn’t want ...

  • Paper Covers Rock

    After a failed suicide attempt, Sam loses the custody of her 6-year-old daughter, is briefly admitted in a mental hospital and moves in with her older sister Ed, who tries to help her get her life ...

  • Demi-Tarif

    Taking advantage of their mother’s absence, three siblings, a boy and two girls, roam the streets of Paris sampling life without adult supervision. In her directorial debut, the enfant terrible of ...

  • Le Marais

    An up and coming young singer (played be Le Besco herself) is rushing through the streets of Marais, late for an audition. This is the pretext under which Isild Le Besco orchestrates a tour of her ...

  • Charly

    14-year-old Nicolas escapes from his foster home armed only with a book and a postcard. After days of aimless wandering he is taken in by Charly, a young prostitute living in a trailer; little does ...

  • Ecce Momo

    His failed attempt at suicide leavis Morris Moses a.k.a. Momo hovering between life and death for 3' 17''. When he regains consciousness, Momo is delirious: "Why Africa? Because it's neither North ...