Elina Psikou – I aionia epistrofi tou Antoni Paraskeva AKA The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas (2013)

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Antonis arrives at a seaside hotel. It’s wintertime, the hotel is closed and Antonis is roaming the grounds all by himself. You’d think he had all the time in the world, until a TV newsflash announces the disappearance of well-known journalist Antonis Paraskevas.
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Athina Rachel Tsangari – Fit (1994)

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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

Yannis Economides – To Mikro Psari AKA Stratos (2014)

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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