Novak

Novak

A reclusive old scientist leaves his solitary life behind to join a group of young admirers at the cost of his own sanity.

An ageing Serbian neuroscientist lives a reclusive life in Athens, having been branded as a paranoid schizophrenic for his radical research on the effects of electromagnetic radiation on humans. But when, decades later, he is rediscovered by a ...

Sumendia

Sumendia

After she is diagnosed with cancer, Maria, a middle-aged civil servant from Bilbao, makes one last trip with her best friends to Greece.

Despite the circumstances, the friends are doing their best to have a good time together, even if the holiday often feels like a tourist trap. Prompted by an impulse, they leave their schedule and decide to visit a ...

Made in Vain

Made in Vain

A glimpse inside the bodybuilding world and the perpetual battle with body proportions, size and the ideal body image. Lef, one of the current top bodybuilders, Stavros, his ingenious trainer and Giorgos, a veteran former champion go through exhausting and life threatening exercise regimes, strict diets of grams and various supplements of dubious origin and safety, motivated by an inner need of being strong, ...

Still River

Still River

Anna and Petros, a Greek couple who recently moved to an industrial Siberian town on account of Petros’ work, are shocked to discover Anna is pregnant with no prior intercourse. Did she cheat? Are they victims of a conspiracy? Or blessed with a miracle? Looking for a logical explanation to their situation, Petros starts distrusting Anna, who chooses to embrace ...

Savage Lamb

Savage Lamb

Simos, a fifty-year-old Greek biologist, and Musa, a thirty-year-old political refugee from Gambia, meet and fall in love in 2016 Athens.

Two years later, Simos struggles to control the turbulent and possessive relationship with his lover, by opening and closing the door that separates dream from reality. Their relationship becomes a battlefield where history meets desire and loss struggles ...

Kala-a-zar

Kala-a-zar

At the margins of a big city somewhere in the south of Europe, a couple takes care of dead animals and abandoned roadkill as an act to give meaning to their life.

KALA and AZAR wake up in their car, off road in the desolate landscape. They put on their uniforms and start with their daily task. This involves the macarbre ...

Anna and Phaedra

Anna and Phaedra

(short/fiction)

Anna is a 30 year old actress who strives to be looked at. Phaedra is a 30 year old woman who doesn’t know what it means to look or to be looked at, as she was born blind.

When Anna meets Phaedra for the research of her new part, she will be confronted with someone who cannot actually look at her ...

Birthday Party

Birthday Party

(fiction / feature)

Markos Timoleon, an Onassis-like Greek tycoon, is celebrating his daughter’s 25th birthday on his private island. There, he will face an unpredictable chain of events that will threaten his dominance and shake his very existence.

Based on Panos Karnezis’ acclaimed novel, the “Birthday Party” is a drama set in the late 70’s world of jet-setters, where glamorous parties meet ...

λπ

λπ

Lena Platonos, a major figure in the Greek music scene who has proven to be ahead of her time in terms of her groundbreaking work in electronica, is now receiving a surge of international attention, thanks to album re-issues and remixes. Both established and up-and-coming artist cite her as a key influence for her experimentations in sound, her eerie lyrics ...

Son of Sofia

Son of Sofia

Athens, 2004 summer Olympic Games. 11-year-old Misha arrives from Russia to live with his mother, Sofia. What he doesn’t know is that there is a father waiting for him there. While Greece is living the Olympic dream, Misha will get violently catapulted into the adult world, riding on the dark side of his favorite fairy tales.

The Surface of Things

The Surface of Things

(feature / fiction)

 There is an urban legend in Athens about Errinyos, an ancient underground river that nobody every saw but which, one day during the 80’s, came back to life and swept a girl away. The newspapers wrote that she was a teenager, half Greek, who lived in the outskirts of the city and was found drowned in the sea, ...

Inside

Inside

(fiction / feature)

Igor, a man in his forties, finds himself trapped in luxurious art collector’s penthouse in Manhattan.

“Inside” is the survival story of an urban castaway. A man trapped inside his golden cage.

It is a high concept alternative survival tale, an english speaking film with one actor and shot entirely in one location.

“Inside” examines how we perceive value and identity the ...

Almost Morning

Almost Morning

(feature / fiction)

Anna and Mattias are two perfect strangers. She is a 40-year-old Greek translator and he is a 70-year-old German pensioner.

The only thing they share is a chance encounter they have one morning in a park in Berlin, where they find themselves sitting side by side on a bench.

Anna and Mattias are two perfect strangers until she discovers, upon ...

Booty

Booty

(feature / documentary)

A documentary about ownership.

BOOTY looks at the status of cultural treasures taken from their country of origin. Voices demanding repatriation are getting stronger. Museum directors talk about why their institution is the rightful owner and custodian of certain objects. People demanding repatriation explain the necessity of guarding their cultural heritage in an accessible place in the home country. ...

The Harvesters

The Harvesters

South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is different, secretive, emotionally frail. One day his mother, fiercely religious, brings home Pieter, a hardened street orphan she wants to save, and asks Janno to makes this stranger into his brother. The two boys ...

Sundays

Sundays

(documentary / feature)

In 2008 Athanasios Avramis- one of the most well-known and respected Greek Orthodox priests in America- suffered a nervous breakdown, coming out of it with the idea that he never should have been a priest.

A seemingly happy and satisfied man who was known for his dynamic speaking abilities and charismatic personality, it turns out that Athanasios carried many ...

Ikaros

Ikaros

Michalis has a plan and awaits. His father leaves. Now he is alone with a knife, his mother, his sister and his brother.

The Sky Above Us

The Sky Above Us

The Sky Above Us is an authentic, contemporary drama about the bombing of Belgrade in 1999. Ana, Sloba and Bojan: three different people, three different ways of hanging onto normal life in the most difficult of situations. The NATO bombings took place 15 years ago. Unfortunately still today similar wars continue to shake and divide Europe and the world. When ...

Pari

Pari

(fiction / feature)

When Babak, an Iranian student in Greece, doesn’t show up to welcome his parents at the Athens international airport, his mother, Pari, is forced to go on a quest that will take her much further than a mother’s search for a missing son.

Pari and her older husband Farrokh are ill prepared to search for a fugitive in an ...

Hungry Mouth

Hungry Mouth

(fiction / feature)

A 26-year-old law student, working as a dog-trainer, storms into the world of an upper-class couple – a 55-year-old Professor of Law and his 45-year-old wife; using the basic dog-training principles he leads both of them to a cliffhanger, where they have to face the void of their lives. The film echoes the basic concept of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s ...

Standing Aside, Watching

Standing Aside, Watching

Grey skies. Farmland. Old depots. An empty station.

A train arrives on the platform. None exits, except for Antigone, a young woman in her 30s. This is Th. a small Greek town, the place Antigone returns after many years of absence.

Antigone is determined to settle in. She goes to the local bar for a drink; she meets friends from the old ...

My Friend Larry Gus

My Friend Larry Gus

In 2009 Larry Gus -a “flowertonica” musician, as a journalist has described him-was found via myspace.com from the US based record label DFA, record label of LCD SOUND SYSTEM and SURAHN among others, and was asked to deliver a record for them. Larry left Barcelona and his studies and returned to his village to find peace and dedicate himself to ...

Boy Eating the Bird’s Food

Boy Eating the Bird’s Food

A 22-year-old boy in Athens has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat, but he’s got a canary bird and a beautiful singing voice. When he finds himself without a home, he has to seek a shelter for his bird. And when the bird gets trapped inside the shelter, the boy has to find some help. ...

The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas

The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas

Antonis arrives to a hotel resort by the sea. It is winter time the hotel is closed and Antonis drifts around alone. He has a lot of time to kill. Until TV announces the disappearance of the famous anchorman Antonis Paraskevas

Wasted Youth

Wasted Youth

Summer in Athens. Heatwave blasts the city. A teenage skateboarder sets out for a normal day with his friends. A middle-aged man struggles with raising his family, a job he dislikes and an impending nervous breakdown. This is a portrait of Athens. A film about a city and a society in crisis. Inspired by true events.

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