Countdown to MICRO μ 7
The call for entries period for the 7th Micro μ Festival is over! This year, both the quality and quantity of the received films, seem to promise a magical experience for the audience of the 15 on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Thank you all for having trusted your work to us. The 15 films that will be screened in this year’s festival will soon be announced. The Preliminary Committee for the 7th MICRO μ FESTIVAL consists of:
The Sixth Microμ blew out candles…
The sixth yearly fest of “short” cinema belongs now to the past. The lights in each of the twelve halls of the cities that hosted the festival were turned off in early Sunday morning, after the appointment was renewed for the following year.
Great winner for this year the “beloved” film “Birthday” by Dimitris Katsimiris, which ranked first in almost all cities, voted by the audience.
The film describes the birthday of a young man with brain paralysis who, together with his mother are waiting his uncle in order to celebrate his 22nd birthday. However, the arrival of his uncle with his new girlfriend creates a very tense atmosphere.The flawless directive approach of Dimitris Katsimiris together with the very good performances by the actors (Thomas Chavianidis, Arietta Moutousi, Ilias Valasis and Chrysothemis Amanatidi) succeeded to touch the audience and rank the film first in their voting.
The director and cast of the film received their award at “Chytirion” theater, the festival’s venue in Athens, from Simos Kyparissopoulos, the founder of Microμ.
The following five top ranked films of the festival according to the audience’s voting were:
Phantom Limb by Michalis Felanis
The Locksmith by Miltiades Christides
Firaq by Kalli Zifou
Simon Says by Nikos Tsemperopoulos
Inner Land by Vivian Papageorgiou