San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Downhill

Director: Stelios Kammitsis Running Time: 13 minutes Awards: Best Screenplay and Best Film with a Social Context at Drama Short Film Festival 2015 On a sunny day in September, she marches down the hill of a Mediterranean island. He is driving down the road with his old car and picks her up. As they drive…

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Accommodations

Director: Mikos Zavros Running Time: 4 minutes 58 seconds Awards: Best Director at 9FilmFest 2016 Two hungry guys want to eat, but when the restaurant they patronize make accommodations for their wait staff’s individual creeds, simple service erupts into a logistical nightmare.

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Cloudy Sunday – Ouzeri Tsitsanis

Director: Manousos Manousakis Running Time: 1 hour 56 minutes Awards: Best Costume Design and Best Make-up at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards 2016 During World War II, when Greece is under the submission of the Germans, one Christian man, Giorgos, falls in love with a Jewish woman, Estrea, something that is completely forbidden. Can they…

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Twin Flame

Director: Alexi Papalexopoulos Running Time: 20 minutes 11 seconds This is a story about brief encounters. Told through the scope of an Uber driver in San Francisco, the piece highlights an intimate night between two strangers who come together unexpectedly. Despite their many differences, they come to realize they are fighting the same battle.

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

The Locksmith

Director: Militates Christides Running Time: 5 minutes 11 seconds Awards: 3rd Best Film at FIFES Festival; Best Short Film (Comedy/Dramedy) at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival November 2015 A down on his luck locksmith, who hasn’t had a lot of customers lately, finds himself at the service of an unexpected customer who really…

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Chevalier

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes Awards: Best Film at the London Film Festival 2015; Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Screenplay 2016 In the middle of the Aegean Sea, on a luxury yacht, six men on a fishing trip decide to play a game. During this game, things will be…

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Semele

Director: Myrsini Aristidou Running Time: 13 minutes 5 seconds Awards: The Special Prize of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the Best Short Film at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival Semele will do anything to spend some time with her long absent father. A school note becomes just the excuse for her to visit…

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Pogoniskos

Director: Thanasis Neofotistos Running Time: 11 minutes Awards: Best Documentary at Drama Film Festival 2015 A trip to Pogoniskos, a Greek village in Epirus. Stories about war, but also about fairies. Without a purpose and without an end. The grandfather is the narrator, whilst the grandmother looks after everyone. A return to the family roots.

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Invisible

Director: Dimitris Athanitis Running Time: 1 hour 24 minutes Awards: Best Fiction Feature Film, Best Director and Best Actor at the London Greek Film Festival 2015 Aris, a 38-year-old factory worker is fired without any warning. As his attempts to be re-hired fail, he gradually becomes obsessed by the idea to take justice in his…

San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Dream Toy

Director: Christos Houliaras Running Time: 13 minutes Awards: 2nd Best Short Film at the Athens International Film Festival 2015; Special Award and Film Club Society Award at Drama Short Film Festival 2015 Something lies beneath the bed of a kid’s cluttered room. What is it waiting for?