National I

3.6.2022 21:00
Bios Cinematheque

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Mila

by Andreas Vakalios Fiction 15’ Greece

Mila likes to skate. Mila hasn't spoken to her alcoholic dad for over five years. Mila means "speak" in Greek. Mila visits her sick dad at the hospital. Mila means "beloved" in Polish. Mila likes to skate. 

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A Summer Place

by Alexandra Matheou Fiction 20’ Greece

Summer is a permanent state of mind in Limassol, a once small seaside town in Cyprus that has transformed into the oligarch paradise of the Mediterranean. Being both a player and a victim of this city transformation as a food stylist, Tina is depressed. On the day of her birthday, she is ready to give up on everything, until an extraordinary encounter changes her life.

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Beauty

by Thanos Liberopoulos Fiction 20’ Greece

Callie, an unemployed young woman living with her controlling mother, is looking for a way out through the glittery yet cruel YouTube beauté universe. She will go beyond her limits to please her handful of subscribers while keeping up a smiling face and maintaining a perfect image

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Cortázar

by Argyris Germanidis, Katerina Strauch Fiction 10’  Greece

Somewhere on the mainland, the tenants of a building sleepwalk towards their windows to watch Sisyphos sweep away the fallen leaves. It's autumn. On the radio, a voice mentions Cortázar's aquatic endeavours. A series of drownings and disappearances connect the water supply system to a secret passage to the sea

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Brutalia, days of labour

by Manolis Mavris Fiction 25’ Greece

Perfectly identical girls in military uniforms, work day and night. A matriarchal and oligarchic society. What would happen if we replaced bees with humans? Anna observes the universe of her hive. Not being able to consent to the violence that surrounds her, she will have to make a radical decision.

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At The Airport

by Michalis Mathioudakis Fiction 22’ Greece

In a small greek island, Prokopis is the only employee of the local airport.

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Betrayal

by Katiana Zachariou Fiction 15’  Cyprus  

 

14-year-old Irene finds out a secret about her father that puts a strain on their relationship. Meanwhile, she discovers the power of telekinesis.

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Echo

by Sergio Kotsovoulos Animation 12’ Greece

 

Ellie avoids verbal communication because she hears an ECHO of -what she thinks to be- the thoughts of the speaker. She survives thanks to her landlady. Manu moves into the apartment across. Day by day, their routines echo each others

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Creatures of the Night

by Memi Koupa Fiction 15’ Greece

Αthens 2022. A series of natural disasters and massive disruptions have left the citizens of Greece’s capital city tormented by angst and insomnia that persists for months now. Amidst all this a genderqueer charitable robber is allegedly roaming the dark city streets hunted down by the police. No one can really tell whether this night creature is just another urban legend or if he/she really exists. During one night, a few sleepless Athenians will experience a rare encounter with this elusive creature and for the first time in a while, they will finally go to sleep.