Greek Film Archive, 48, Iera Odos str., Kerameikos, T. 210 3612 046
01. KOO! Kin-dza-dza, 90’
Directed by Georgiy Daneliya and Tatiana Ilyina
Screenplay: Georgiy Danelia, Andrey Usachev
Technique: 2D animation
Music: Giya Kancheli
Staring: Alexander Adabashyan, Georgiy Daneliya, Nikolay Gubenko, Vakhtang Kikabidze, Aleksey Kolgan
Production: CTB Film Company, Rhythm Production Company, Ugra Film Company
Producer: Konstantin Ernst, Sergey Selyanov
Distribution: Reflexion Films
Best Animated Feature Film, 2013 Asia Pacific Screen
Nika Award for Best Animated Feature
A renowned cellist Vladimir Chizhov (Uncle Vova) and his teenage nephew Tolik meet an alien with a teleportation device. Tolik carelessly pushes a button on the device, and he and Uncle Vova are beamed to the planet Plyuk in Kin-dza-dza galaxy. The planet is a post-apocalyptic desert without resources, ruled by a brutal racist regime. The two travellers meet three locals, Bi, Wef and their robot Abradox, who travel on a pepelats and constantly try to cheat and betray the naive newcomers. Tolik and Uncle Vova have to go a long distance through the rusting world of Kin-dza-dza to find their way home.
[ Screening: Thursday, 26 March 2015, Hour: 22:00 ]
02. THE MAGIC TRAIN, 87’
Directed by Joe Chang, Zhang Zhenxing, She Yifan, Yu Jin, Fang Jianguo etc
Screenplay: Joe Chang, Zhang Zhenxing, She Yifan, Yu Jin, Fang Jianguo etc
Animation: Joe Chang, Zhang Zhenxing, She Yifan, Yu Jin, Fang Jianguo etc
Technique: 2D, 3D computer animation
Music: Sun Jianguo
Affiliation: Joe Chang
This film was based on a girl called Lin Lin, who was an American Born Chinese and brought up overseas. During her trip to China on a traveling train, she had experienced series of amazing things from what she saw in China.
[ Screening: Friday, 27 March 2015, Hour: 22:00 ]
03. POSSESSED / Pos Eso, 82’ 18’’
Directed by Sam
Animation: Claudi Sorribas, Elodi Pocon, Nacho de Marco, Ángel Fariña, Sam
Technique: Stop motion, clay animation
Music: Aritz Villodas
Affiliation: Basque Films, Confectivos Productions
Trini, the world famous flamenco dancer, has been deeply depressed and has abandoned the stage. Damian, her 8-year-old son, is possessed by a malicious devil that makes him do the most bloody and cruel misdeeds.
[ Screening: Saturday, 28 March 2015, Hour: 22:00 ]
04. THE STRESSFUL ADVENTURES OF BOXHEAD & ROUNDHEAD, 71’
Directed by: Elliot Cowan
Screenplay: Elliot Cowan
Animation: Elliot Cowan, Lyla Ribot, Katie Kirschner, Amanda Bautista, Shannon Connor, Annelise Williams, Kara Sankus, Anamaria Solis, Michael J. Ruocco, Julie Verlarde, John Lustig, Melissa Chilkotowsky, Taisiya Zaretskaya
Technique: 2D Computer, Flash, Toonboom, Photoshop
Music: Songs by The Gadflys, score by J.Z. Barrel.
Cast (voices): Jeremy Beck, Elliot Cowan, Carl Doonan, Boris Hiestand
Subtitles: Greek (Maria-Epistimi Anagnostopoulou)
When their home is destroyed, Boxhead & Roundhead must head to the big city to battle red tape, rent, rats and the rat race to get it back.
[ Screening: Sunday, 29 March 2015, Hour: 22:00 ]
05. BETWEEN FRAMES – THE ART OF BRAZILIAN ANIMATION / Luz, Anima, Ação, 99’
Directed by Eduardo Calvet
Screenplay: Eduardo Calvet
Animation: Marão, Zé Brandão, Pedro Iuá, Stil, Marcos Magalhães, Diego Akel, Rosana Urbes, Fábio Yamaji
Technique: Light painting, 2D drawing, stop motion, film animation
Music: Renato Alencar
Affiliation: Felipe Haurelhuk
Almost centenary, the history of Brazilian animation brings such rich and exciting characters that its importance spreads all over our lives.
[ Screening: Monday, 30 March 2015, Hour: 22:00 ]
06. THE DISNEY OF DUIVENDRECHT, A BUSINESSMAN’S IDEA OF AN ARTIST, 59’
The Netherlands 2012
Directed by Berenike Rozgonyi
A documentary on the ground-breaking puppet animation films with which the Dutch animation pioneer Joop Geesink conquered the world.
[ Screening: Thursday, 26 March 2015, Hour: 18:00 ]
7. Reverie of a Solitary Walker / Fantasticherie di un Passeggiatore Solitario, 87’
Italy 2014 Directed by Paolo Gaudio
Screenplay: Paolo Gaudio
Animation: Gianluca Maruotti
Music: Sandro Di Stefano
Three characters in three different ages are united by a dream of freedom and a small masterpiece of literature. A journey through the mysterious and timeless aspirations, sufferings and ‘Reveries’ of a poet, of a young student and a child lost in the woods.
[ Screening: Tuesday, 31 March 2015, Hour: 22:00 ]