IMμF 2021Student Competition: The Films
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Dimitris Theocharidis|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Pavlos Lygouris|
|SOUND DESIGN||Ilias Floudas|
|MUSIC||The Lost Noise Figure|
|COSTUME DESIGN||Angelika Mouchsiadou|
|ACTORS||Giannis Varvaresos , Stavros Parcharidis , Thomai Ouzouni , Fokionas Bouklis|
Nikos is a low-key man. He works as an assistant accountant at an insurance company, that is facing financial problems. The company's chief accountant and Nikos’ superior, Mr. Alexandridis, is a demanding and rude man who exploits Nikos. One night, on his way home, after work, Nikos stumbles across two men threatening Mr. Alexandridis and decides not to help, leaving him at his own fate. The balance in Nikos' life changes.
BLUE TO RENT
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Katerina Maria Tsoukala|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Iasonas Parisopoulos|
|SOUND DESIGN||Nikolaos Tsanais|
|EDIT||Katerina Maria Tsoukala|
Blue to Rent is a story that takes place in the Greek countryside, specifically, in the holiday resort, Blue. The sunny summer morning promises to offer carefree moments to the tenants and maybe hide the wearing out of the place and the owner. Indeed, the morning keeps its silent promise but also keeps in store an unexpected adventure.
A HARD DAY’S NIGHT
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Manolis Klonaris|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||-|
|ACTORS||Joanna Bitouni, Konstantinos Vasilopoulos, Yorgos Savvidis, Nora Pantou, Tasos Korkos, Nikos Lekakis, Eygenia Xygorou, Roula Dimitriadou Tsaliki, Vasilis Zisis, Dimitris Tsigrimanis|
A working night for a restroom lady in a Greek live music hall.
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Andigoni Bitsikokou|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Nick Laskos|
|SOUND DESIGN||Iasona Chronopoulos (j-son)|
|GRAPHIC DESIGN||Eléna Monogioudi|
|MUSIC||THE QUAD PIANO TRIO (Raphael Meleteas, Kimon Karoutzos & Jason Wastor)|
|ACTORS||Dimitris Kalas, Dimitra Kostala, Cia, Louis Bitsikokos, Konstantinos Panagiotopoulos|
Dimitris wants to break-up with his girlfriend but the quarantine gets in his way.
SMALL TALK WITH THE BAD MAN
|DIRECTOR||Nikos Kolioukos, Meni Tsilianidou|
|WRITERS||Anna Maria Lagortsi, Dimitra Kapsala|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Pelagia Xatzinikita|
|SOUND DESIGN||Alexandros Petsalis, Ar Apost, Eleni Koxenoglou|
|STYLIST -SET DESIGN||Lia Keramari|
|ACTORS||Christos Tsavos, Sofia Goulielmou, Giorgos Vezyrgiannidis, Stathis Vezyrgiannidis, Andreas Siadimas|
An 8 year old girl catches a thief red-handed in her own house and mistakes him for her favorite superhero, Batman. What starts as a comical event, turns into something that shakes up both of their lives and changes them forever.
|WRITERS||Spyros Mavraganis, Andreas Drymiotis|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Filena Politopoulou, Koralia Dogani|
|SOUND DESIGN||Chris Douros|
|EDIT||Spyros Mavraganis, Petros Dimitrakopoulos|
|ACTORS||Lefteris Pasparakis, Evi Kourti, Eugenia Papazisi, Yiannis Eleftheriadis, Daphne Stathakopoulou|
Anthi is no longer in love with Stefanos and wants to break up. Stefanos leaves her apartment and spends the night in the park, where he meets a bunch of interesting characters. His interaction with them helps him come to terms with his situation.
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Alexandros Lagkadinos|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Odysseas Karadis|
|SOUND DESIGN||Ioannis Giannakopoulos|
|ACTORS||Youlika Skafida, Maximos Moumouris, Gavriil – Fanourios Eleftheriadis|
A three-piece family is entering a decoration store in order to buy a photo frame. The six year’s old son of the family wishes to buy a small decoration rabbit. His mother keeps disagreeing so he desperately chooses to hit her. He is hitting her with the same way his father does at home. This is violence against the mother is so much accepted by her in any form even now that is done by her own child.
MY OWN PERSONAL LEBANON
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Theo Panagopoulos|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Giorgos Karalias|
|SOUND DESIGN||Simon Howard|
|EDIT||Andrada Neacsu, Theo Panagopoulos|
A short documentary film on the attempts of a young Greek filmmaker to connect with his distant Lebanese half by discovering his mother's secret stories of the war. The film explores the emotional tension between national and personal identity through a conversation in a car, two installations in Athens, a book about Beirut and three spoken languages. Were the stories meant to be silenced for ever or did he not pay enough attention? Why did it take him so long to wake up to his family history?
|WRITER & DIRECTOR||Orestis Rouskas|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||George Stergiou|
|SOUND DESIGN||Tasos Apostolou|
|ACTORS||Paris Papafotis, Myrto Spiridaki, Aggelos Dafnis, Karolos Theodosis|
Nikos is an old man who lives isolated and has no one in his life. The country is in a "lockdown" situation. Nikos feels lonely, having a small radio as his only companion. When the lockdown is over, how much will Nikos's life change?
|DIRECTORS||Alkiviadis Papadopoulos & Katerina Adamidou|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Mantalena Kontogianni|
|SOUND DESIGN||Paul Gerov|
|ACTORS||Ifigenia Karamitrou, Vana Pefani, Spiros Sarafianos, Mayia Rantamani|
Thirty-year-old Marianna returns to her parent’s home after years, due to her dying father. Traumatic memories from her childhood come back as family secrets are revealed.
For the history, the five most favorite films voted by the audience were:
- At the first place equally voted the films
- «Transistor radio» by Orestis Rouskas.
- «Photo Frames» by Alexandros Lagkadinos
- «Wasted milk» by Alkiviadis Papadopoulos & Katerina Adamidou
««Small Talk With The Bad Man» by Nikos Kolioukos & Meni Tsilianidou
«Cyber -ex » by Andigoni Bitsikokou