• George Zervoulakos – Me ton Orfea ton Avgousto AKA Orpheus Descending (1996)

    1991-2000CyprusDramaGeorge Zervoulakos
    Me ton Orfea ton Avgousto (1996)
    Me ton Orfea ton Avgousto (1996)

    Eurydice is a singer in a group that plays in country fairs. The group is not successful and Eurydice gets convinced by a rich farmer to follow him to Athens, where he promises her that he will make her a famous singer. Things do not turn out as promised, and Eurydice returns to the band, which is very successful now, due to Orpheus, a mute clarinet player, who has joined them. The farmer comes to reclaim her by force and Eurydice gets killed in a car accident. Orpheus tries to give her life with his clarinet.Read More »

  • Yianna Americanou – .dog (2021)

    2021-2030CyprusDramaYianna Americanou

    Young Dimitris, on the verge of manhood yet very much a child, has romanticized his imprisoned father to mythic proportions. When he gets released after ten years, Dimitris cannot wait to finally know him / to make up for lost time. But when his father reveals his true nature, Dimitris must face a great dilemma: will his need of belonging prevail over his sense of justice ?Read More »

  • Iva Radivojevic – Evaporating Borders (2014)

    2011-2020CyprusDocumentaryDramaIva Radivojevic

    Evaporating Borders is a visual essay on displacement and the search for identity. Told through a series of vignettes portraying the lives political migrants on the island of Cyprus, the film explores global restrictive practices on migrating populations.Read More »

  • Tonia Mishiali – Pause (2018)

    Drama2011-2020CyprusTonia Mishiali

    Elpida, a middle-aged housewife, is trapped in the misery of an oppressive loveless marriage, with a man who has no consideration for her feelings and needs. Her monotonous life is disrupted when a young painter is employed to paint the building she lives in. Her imagination then starts to flourish as she is confronted with her unquenchable desires, her body and the husband she has no love for. After he sells her car without her consent, she becomes vindictive and violent towards him, but her perception of reality is questioned when she has no recollection of events that actually happened.Read More »

  • Yannis Economides – Macherovgaltis aka Knifer (2010)

    2001-2010CyprusDramaFilm NoirYannis Economides


    Following his father’s death, Nikos leaves the provinces to work in Athens guarding his brutish uncle’s dogs. Nikos finds the dynamic of his relationship with his uncle changing when his uncle’s wife draws closer to him. This relentlessly gritty film noir won seven Hellenic Film Academy Awards this year, including Best Picture.Read More »

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