Days of Cannibalism

(documentary / feature)

Days of Cannibalism is a feature length film in two parts. A contemporary film about the relationship between the people of China and Africa.

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March 24, 2015

When I Grow Up

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SYNOPSIS

Forty different children, aged 6 to 9 from all over Greece, share their dreams for their future and what they dream of becoming when they grow up, with their unique sense of optimism, spontaneity and bursting imagination. In only 2′, each child takes us on a journey through its world, life, school, home, family and daily routine in the upbeat, innoscent and funny way of its own. At the same time, the show takes us on a journey all over Greece. From big cities to tiny villages, from picturesque islands to high mountains, we visit all the places where children grow, dream and make plans for their future, in what becomes a lively and joyful portrait of a whole country and its future generation.

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Click here to watch the episodes (no subtitles).

CREW

Director: Dora Masklavanou, Gregory Rentis

Camera: Claudio Bolivar, Giorgos Karvelas

Producers: Giorgos Karnavas, Konstantinos Kontovrakis

Editing: Dora Masklavanou, Gregory Rentis

Music: Nikos Kypourgos

Line Pruducer: Leda Bouzoukou

Length in Minutes: 2’

Number of episodes: 40
First Broadcast by: NERIT

March 16, 2015

The Kids Are Alright

The kids are alright is a new music event we launched in 2014 with a focus on electronic music but totally open to any other sound that might fit to the artistic concept of each night.  We showcase international artists we admire but always support local acts from the emerging Greek music scene.So far we have invited the following artists:

 

EROL ALKAN//BUSY P//BREAK BOT//GHOST CULTURE//SHIT ROBOT//SURHAN//MARCUS MARR//TAKO//CHRISTIAN PANNEBOURG//CHEVY//DIMITRI PAPAIOANNOY//ECHOVOLT ROSTER//BΑD SPENCER//BLUE LAGOON//FEVER KIDS/Σtella

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May 20, 2014

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 will there finally be peace?
Every day Ana, Sloba and Bojan put their lives at great risk just by going to work. Their jobs are in, or next to, the national television building in Belgrade, which has become a strategic target for NATO and their attacks. All three force themselves to deal with the fear in order to hold on to their ordinary lives. But “ordinary” ceased to exist some time ago.
Every night Belgrade transforms from a vibrant city into a military target. While the bombs fall from the sky above, Ana, Bojan and Sloba struggle with the question: How can I survive and stay sane in this insane world?

festivals/ awards

Rotterdam International Film Festival 2015 – Limelight Section – World Premiere

info

DCP/HD – 2015 – Netherlands/Serbia – 97min – Color – Drama
Original language: Serbian

Directed by Marinus Groothof
Cast: Nada Šargin, Boris Isaković, Nikola Rakočević
Produced by CTM PICTURES/ Sander Verdonk Denis Wigman
Co-Producers: Entre Chien et Loup (Belgium), Art & Popcorn (Serbia), Heretic (Greece)

May 14, 2014

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. Continue reading

Son of Sofia

(fiction / feature)

Athens 2004. The Olympic Games return to their country of origin and 10-year-old Misha leaves Russia to reunite with his mother, Sofia. She immediately announces they’ll be living with Mr. Nikos, an older Greek gentleman, whom Sofia has been hired to look after. When Sofia reveals the two of them are married, Misha feels utterly betrayed and runs away in a desperate plea for attention. Continue reading

May 13, 2014

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 “Teorema” in a setting that brings in mind Woody Allen’s “Matchpoint”.

Supported by MEDIA development

Standing Aside, Watching

(fiction / feature)

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. Continue reading

August 28, 2013

My Friend Larry Gus

(documentary feature)

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 his art.

Boy Eating the Bird’s Food

(fiction / feature)

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. Continue reading