DIRECTOR: George Kordellas
CAST: Ian Stratis
The young man Yiannis is serving in the military at the Greek-Turkish border along the Evros river. When serving in the army, Yiannis discovers himself going through a significant transformation from a once carefree person. However, his service is not the only thing that has changed. When a baby is delivered to his door and he is identified as the father, he discovers that living without consequences has come back to haunt him. When Yiannis’ babysitting abilities get worse, he struggles to raise the child and also finds himself crossing into Turkish territory.This parenthood comedy came from director George Kordellas (Roza of Smyrna) and was co-written by Dimitris Apostolou (I tourta tis mamas). The cast includes Ian Stratis, Maria Konstadaki, and Gerasimos Gennatas.
BEHIND THE HAYSTACKS
DIRECTOR: Asimina Proedrou
CAST: Stathis Stamoulakatos, Eleni Ouzounidou & Evgenia Lavda
The scene of a family attempting to go on after a horrible incident occurs is the northern border of Greece. The three-person family is struggling with mistakes that might come back to haunt them during the refugee crisis as well as the hypocrisy that permeates their little community. This drama debuted at the Thessaloniki Film Festival and was written and directed by Asimina Proedrou (Red Hulk, Facets of Loneliness). The cast includes Stathis Stamoulakatos, Eleni Ouzounidou, Evgenia Lavda, Christos Kontogeorgis, Dina Mihailidou, and Paschalis Tsarouhas.
ADULTS IN THE ROOM
DIRECTOR: Costa-Gavras CAST: Christos Loulis, Alexandros Bourdoumis & Ulrich Tukur
This movie is based on the personal memoirs Yanis Varoufakis, ‘Adults in the Room’ relives the chaotic economic and political situation in Greece during the near-bankruptcy days of Greece in 2015.
DIRECTOR: Jacqueline Lentzou
CAST: Sofia Kokkali, Lazaros Georgakopoulos & Nikolas Hanakoulas
Since her father’s health is deteriorating, Artemis must now visit her family in Athens after living apart from them for most of her life. Although she has never loved him, she gradually learns more about his journey and discovers a level of relatability that wasn’t there before. Directed by Jacqueline Lentzou (The End of Suffering), this touching family drama stars the talents of Sofia Kokkali, Lazaros Georgakopoulos, Nikitas Tsakiroglou, and Kaiti Ibrohori.
DIRECTOR: Christos Massalas
CAST: Elsa Lekakou, Foivos Papadopoulos & Stathis Apostolou
A bunch of young bandits living in Athens are having trouble adjusting to modern life. Nelly, a tomboy, Barbara, a boy who dresses like a girl, Rudolph, a practical joker, and Mohammad, a peacemaker, make up the misfits. They combine dancing with thieving to survive and form their own civilization in the abandoned arcade. Broadway. Written and directed by Christos Massalas (Copa-Loca), this coming-of-age crime drama stars Elsa Lekakou, Foivos Papadopoulos, and Stathis Apostolou. Read more
ALL THE PRETTY LITTLE HORSES
DIRECTOR: Michalis Konstantatos
CAST: Yota Argyropoulou, Dimitris Lalos & Katerina Didaskalou
When a couple relocates to the country with their child, they struggle to make their relationship work. However, despite being in such a stunning setting, they still seem so far away. But as their relationship deteriorates, deep secrets lie hidden, leaving the two of them in a desperate state where they feel as though they can no longer trust one another. This powerful and nerve-wracking psychological thriller from director Michalis Konstantatos is filled with murky secrets and seductions.
DIRECTOR: Christos Nikou
CAST: Aris Servetalis, Sofia Georgovassili & Anna Kalaitzidou
A pandemic that is now sweeping the globe causes severe amnesia in those who contract it. A middle-aged guy named Aris is impacted by this memory loss and finds himself enrolled in a programme meant to aid those who are having trouble reintegrating into society. In this intellectual drama about the sorrow of one person attempting to find their way back into a world they don’t comprehend, he is a parent who has gone unclaimed and seeks to create a new identity for himself.
NOT TO BE UNPLEASANT, BUT WE NEED TO HAVE A SERIOUS TALK
DIRECTOR: Giorgos Georgopoulos
CAST: Omiros Poulakis, Vangelis Mourikis &
A black comedy about a ladies man who is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. The disease is deadly for women only, and to stop the disease from spreading, he must find the woman he slept with that got infected.
DIRECTOR: Steve Krikris
CAST: Aris Servetalis, Yannis Stankoglou, Alexandros Mavropoulos, Chiara Gensini
Renos is a waiter who takes his job very seriously. He is polite, discrete and keeps his well ordered daily routine. When something unexpected happens, he is forced to behave differently. An intriguing character study in the best Greek tradition.
DIRECTOR: Babis Makridis
CAST: Makis Papadimitriou Yannis Drakopoulos Evi Saoulidou
Yannis Drakopoulos, who starred in the brilliant Greek movie ‘Chevalier’, plays a man who is addicted to sadness. In fact, the only way for him to feel good, is to feel dreadful. ‘Pity’ is another delightful product of the so-called ‘Weird Greek Wave’.
DIRECTOR: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
CAST: Makis Papadimitriou Elli Tringou Dimi Hart
On an epicurean Greek island where fun and pleasure is what most seek, a young girl allows a middle aged man to tag along her group of friends and the man develops a… Read more