Car Lady & Bike Girl

Car Lady & Bike Girl

Inspired by Australian actor-filmmaker Maria Theodorakis’ experiences in Canada in the mid 2000s, Car Lady & Bike Girl exposes the contrasting gap between rich and poor. Two women from opposite ends of the social spectrum find themselves on a collision course of chemicals, class and cash, and end up swapping more than paint. ‘Car Lady’…

Farewell to Arms

Farewell to Arms

Αποχαιρετισμός στα Οπλα Farewell to Arms is the story of a rather original «goodbye». It is a bittersweet comedy done with humor and sensitivity. Producer/Writer: Nancy Spetsioti Social (2008): 6 min 6 sec Awards Honorary mention at the Film Festival in Drama, Greece, 2008 Actors Gerasimos Skiadaresi won 2nd price for his acting at the International…

Committed

Committed

Low-budgeted and set in Cyprus, a rather inexpensive, but also distinctly atmospheric location, Committed is the first feature film written and directed by Stelana Kliris The story follows a man who has just proposed to his girlfriend and who takes off, pressured and terrified by the idea of marriage, taking his problems on the road….

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The Weight

The Weight Special Sneak Preview: A man wakes up to find himself alone. A woman stands nervously on the shore in her wedding dress. When the two meet, they will test one another’s understanding of what it means to be a “soul mate”— and whether love really has the power to balance out everyone’s weight. Director: Alexi…

Nicoleta

Nicoleta

Νικολέτα Epirus, 1951: in the mountains of Greece still full of the hatreds of the civil war, a boy, as the head of his family, is responsible for the destiny of his baby sister. Carrying the baby on his shoulders, he treks the inhospitable mountains and braves the dangers of unforgiving people in the hope…

Marjoram

Marjoram

Ματζουράνα The first thriller-drama from a filmmaker celebrated by Greek audiences for her comedies, Marjoram shines a revealing, psychological light into the dark corners of a mother-daughter relationship. Anna (11) strives to be the perfect daughter to please her mother, Mary. However, Anna suddenly starts behaving in strange ways, putting herself in danger and driving…

Mother Queen

Mother Queen

Μαμά Βασίλισσα Mother Queen is throwing a party for her son’s birthday. She knows exactly what makes a party a success and is prepared to do everything she can in order to protect its successful outcome. She controls the games the children play, the way they behave, what they eat, how they dance. She is…

Magic Hour

Magic Hour

One of the funniest recent Greek films presents the surrealist side of a personal crisis, and contrasts the beauty of the Greek landscape with the ugliness of the economic crisis. The film also answers primordial questions: Is dying like taking off or like landing? When your lover cheats on you should you laugh or cry?…

Jafar

Jafar

Jafar is an exceptional anti-racist short film. During the last decade, immigration has become an intense social phenomenon in Greece. The crisis hit Greek society is trying to find its way in coping with people in need. Director: Nancy Spetsioti Social/Drama (2011): 2 min 40 sec

Miss Violence

Miss Violence

Opening with the inexplicable suicide of eleven-year-old Angeliki in the middle of her own birthday party, it’s plain to see that Miss Violence demands of its viewers a certain threshold of pain. Yet if Angeliki’s seemingly typical middle-class Greek family bears any emotional wounds from this harrowing loss, these are certainly not on public display….