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Short films from the Athens International Film Festival on the digital channel of the Onassis Foundation

For the fourth year in a row, the ONASSIS FOUNDATION renews its collaboration with the Drama International Short Film Festival and the Athens International Film Festival to present ten award-winning short films from 2022.

Ten award-winning Greek short films come to usher you into their unique worlds, available to watch on your own screens, with company or on your own, as loud as you want, whenever you want. Speaking in the languages of realism, allegory and poetry, the themes and ideas of these films reflect our multifaceted society, turning the lens onto femme folk, nature, heteronormative standards and stereotypes, youth, intimacy, racism, and romance.

For the fourth year in a row, the ONASSIS FOUNDATION renews its collaboration with the Drama International Short Film Festival and the Athens International Film Festival to present ten award-winning short films from 2022.

“Humanity must urgently confront and overcome its own limitations with conscientiousness, composure and consistency, towards the peaceful and civilized coexistence of nations.” - Drama International Short Film Festival, 2022 National Competition Jury

The line that separates solitude and loneliness (Cactus). An alien Being which may not be so foreign after all (Magma). Suffocated sensuality at the shipyards of Perama (On Xerxes’ Throne). A failed suicide attempt opens a door to a new life (Toxic Magnus). A birthday wish forcibly fulfilled and the intimacy between two friends (5pm Seaside). How far is one willing to go to feel loved? (Daphne). Two middle-aged couples seen through the eyes of four teenagers (Kiddo). A football match, a love story and pedigree as a means of acceptance or non-acceptance (Tokakis or What’s My Name). During the quarantine, a day in the life of a pair of misfits (Last Sigh).

“This third Competition section of the Festival has, for the past 11 years, brought AIFF in contact with the most creative, active, vibrant, daring and enthusiastic side of Greek cinema, the short film, having screened over 550 ‘grand films in the short format’.” - Panos Gkenas, Greek Short Films Section at th Athens International Film Festival

Discover the “Big Short Films 2023”

Available online between Monday, October 16, 21:00, and Monday, October 23, 2023, 23:59



    Publication date: 2023-10-11 16:54:06

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