Athina Rachel Tsangari – Fit (1994)

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Synopsis:
Fit, Athina’s first short film was a finalist for the Student Academy AwardsTM.

In this short film she explores a new kind of visual and corporeal language, deploying off-beat mise-en-scene, startling gestures and outlandish humor to vividly render the protagonist character’s struggle against her appointed familial, societal and professional role. Continue reading

Stavros Tsiolis – O panikos AKA Panic (1969)

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Synopsis:
Returning from a business trip to Rhodes, Markos finds out that his son has been kidnapped by a ruthless gang.The situation begins to get out of control as the child is sick and must receive special medication. Continue reading

Yannis Economides – To Mikro Psari AKA Stratos (2014)

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Synopsis
By night, Stratos works in a bread factory but by day, he’s a professional hit man. He needs the cash to free Leonidas from prison because the latter once saved his life when he was behind bars. For Stratos, this is simply a question of honour. We’ve no idea how many people he’s already killed, but we do notice that he still has a conscience. He attentively looks after a neighbour’s child, eight-year-old Katharina, as well as her mother and an uncle. At last he has enough money for the prison break-out. But Leonidas is lured into a bloody trap, by his brother of all people, who disappears with the money. At the same time Stratos learns that little Katharina is in danger – both psychologically and physically. He must act, even if this means following one wrongdoing with another. Continue reading

Giorgos Lanthimos & Lakis Lazopoulos – O kalyteros mou filos AKA My Best Friend (2001)

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Description: When Konstadinos misses a flight and returns home unexpectedly, he finds his wife in bed with his best friend. Shocked, he leaves the house without letting them know what he saw and begins wandering in the streets of Athens… Continue reading

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