5th MICRO μ FESTIVAL 2015
Love during Crisis
The 5th Micro μ Festival was, by far, the largest up to its time. The audience honored the festival filling the theaters in all cities: Athens, Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Chania, Ptolemaida, Heraklion, Xanthi, Veria, Corfu and Paris.
The adaptation of the beautiful love story «The Gift of the Magi» by O 'Henry attracted the audience of the 5th Micro μ Festival and ranked first overall in the ten cities. The story of the film is about a couple that sacrifices something very important, hoping this will please the other half. «The Gift of Magi» emphasizes the value of giving and sacrificing in relationships.
The 5th Micro μ Festival closed with the winner’s award ceremony in a live connection among cities and renewed the appointment with its audience for following year.
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||George Pantazis|
|MUSIC||Michael Papadakis, Vaggelis Yiannistoudakis|
|ACTORS||Sofia Chiotaki, Yianna Tsivouraki|
Young Sofia plays with her doll. Everything looks fine, until she starts getting mad.
ESCAPE SHADOWS (FROM ATHENS)
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Αntonis Rozakis|
|MUSIC||Christos Tsanakas(ground zero)|
|ACTORS||George Spanakis, Evelina Karastathi|
Escape from the cold and unfamiliar buildings of Athens.
FOR EVER YOUNG
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Christina Moumouri|
|ACTORS||Vana Pefani, Kostas Nikouli, Nancy Boukli, Maria Kalyva, Christina Cheila Fameli, George Tsialos|
The last night of August, Nikos will make love for the first time. While the first morning of September comes, Maria will begin her new life.
KILLING MY GIRL
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||György László|
|ACTORS||Samila Kularatne, Kanchan Raval, Ludovic Moktary, Vinod Ghei|
A girl from South Asia stays away from her home, at London, with her husband and his parents. The film shows the drama she faces under the pressure of making an abortion because of the sex of the child.
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Spiros Papatriantafillou|
|ΜUSIC||The Voldera Cult, Yellow Devil Sauce, Revenge of the Giant Face, L Professor|
|ACTORS||Stavros Svigkos, Aristotelis Magoulas, Ioanna Kolliopoulou, Ioanna Matzari|
Nikitas is a young boy, who has gone for a walk with his girlfriend Anastasia and his buddy Dimitris. An unexpected fight will lead to the final downfall.
|WRITER||Michael Dimitriou - Konstantinos Palivos|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Antonis Kounellas|
|ACTORS||Symeon Tsakiris, Xanthi Georgiou, Michael Markatis, Fotis Lazarou, Laertis Malkotsis|
The «Truck Driver» arrives at the strip club. The club is surrounded by caps. Few minutes before the entrance, Andreas cross the border to save Elsa. In crime world where death lurks, emotions can not fit.
THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
|WRITERS||Ismini Daskarolis - William Sydney Porter|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Athanasios Deligiorgis|
|ACTORS||Elsa Siskou, Alexandros Vozinidis, Eleni Makisoglou, Konstantina Tsiapou, Dimitra Batziou|
Βased on the titular story of O. Henry, Della is a young lady low payed who is determined to buy a gift to her boyfriend. on the Christmas eve. In order to succeed, she decides to sell her hair. In the end, this sacrifice will be proved hopeless.
|WRITERS||George Machairitsas - George Evangelopoulos|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||George Evangelopoulos|
|ACTORS||Apollon Ballas, George Voulgaris, Sofianna Nikolopoulou, George Machairiitsas, |
Nikolas Perdikaris, Maya Myan, Panagiota Groumpou, Anastasia (Tesi) Evelpidou,
Elina Kotzamani, Ioanna Anagianni, Ioannis Evangelopoulos
In a society that differs from today, people leave by helping one to each other...
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Pavlos Didaskalou|
|ACTORS||Vasilis Issopoulos, Tasos Mparniadakis|
During the World War 2, after the Massacre of Chortiati, two men are walking for their execution from the Nazi, who lead them to a path where their choices of the past are clashed This happened in the past, has anything changed from then?
|WRITER||Stefanos Koutsardakis - Sotiris Tsafoulias|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Manou Tilinski|
|ΜUSIC||Christos Nikolopoulos & Pythagoras|
|ACTORS||Vaggelis Mourikis, Chrysa Markata, Vaggelis Romnios|
A song of Stelios Kazantzidis caused the creation of a short film.
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Panagiotis Katsios – Christos Theologou|
|ΜUSIC||Smokey Bandits – Antonis Sotiropoulos|
|ACTORS||Yiannis Zouganelis, Sotiris Kalivatsis, Kostas Krommydas, Alexandra Fotiou, |
Vicky Maragkaki, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Eftichia Fanarioti, Katerina Tsavalou,
Nikos Pantelidis, Christos Nikolaou, Simos Zevgaridis, Dimitris Chavres,
El Zeraw, Johnny Vavouras, Konstantinos Mitrovgenis,
Talos Fourakis, Dimitris Gkotsopoulos, George Sotiropoulos
On 2013, at Athens, a taxi driver got tangled up at a kidnapping of all that overbear him.
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Panos Golfis|
|ACTORS||Chryssa Papaioannou, Antigoni Kouloukakou, Leonidas Kakouris, Aggeliki Strati, |
Stavros Panterlis, Yiannis Tritsarolis, Vaggelis Pantazis
Evdokia is just married and dreams of starting he new life next to her husband and her born-to-be child. Leonidas is a sailor, that after their marriage needs to leave their house for work. The promises and dreams starts to go away, as time goes by. Eydokia age 68. Fourty years after their marriage, gives a date with her past, through letters and photos. The conflict with her youth, she will find her inner piece with the promise of her forever love.
REGULAR WORKING DAY
|DIRECTOR-WRITER||Vaggelis Karamarigos & Zacharias Mavroidis|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY-EDIT||George Karvelas|
|ACTORS||Dimitris Xanthopoulos, George Roussakis|
Kostas is desperate to find a solution for his huge debt, so he decides to steal his best friend Vasilis who transfers money of suspicious purposes. During the attack and in order to protect his friend, Vasilis denies to give him the money.
FIVE WAYS TO DIE
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Sofronis Sofroniou|
|MUSIC||Stavros Makris and Marios Psarras|
|ACTORS||Michalis Marinos, Stella Firogeni, Cristy Papadopoulou,Andreas Araouzos, Efi Papatheodorou|
How many ways are to die? Can a suicide succeed? Makis is studying the specific subject, and tries to find the ideal answer.
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Christina Moumouri|
|ACTORS||Ioanna Tsirigkouli, Kostas Xikominos, Markella Fanou|
A man meets accidentally a woman in a Athenian wine shop that claims he looks alike to her dead husband. She asks him to tell to her "Goodnight my love" and he accepts.