Greek competition


Saturday 19/03/2022 18:00 - 20:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Official Screening
Sunday 20/03/2022 06:00 - 08:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 02:05:30

  1. Locked inn 02:58
  2. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Stavrina Kykalou
    Animation: Stavrina Kykalou
    Technique: Stop motion puppet animation
    Music: Nick Dimakidis


  3. Elevator Alone 03:38
  4. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Anastasia Papadopoulou
    Screenplay: Anastasia Papadopoulou
    Animation: Anastasia Papadopoulou
    Technique: stop motion
    Music: John Kiritsis
    Production/School: University of West Attica
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: No Subtitles

    Four people and the time they spend in an elevator. Inspired by everyday life and by the difference in people's behavior when they are alone, in contrast to the socially acceptable behavior that individuals adopt when in public space and especially in the confined and always awkward setting of an elevator.



  5. Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis / Τόποι του Ελληνισμού: Ερμούπολη 17:25
  6. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Charalambos Margaritis
    Screenplay: Vassilis K. Karamitsanis
    Production/School: PLATFORMA- Urban Culture Co- Animasyros International Animation Festival
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    The city of Hermoupolis, capital of Syros is located at the center of the Cyclades, in the Aegean Sea, in Greece. In its history one can find all the elements that shaped contemporary Greece. This is an animated documentary telling its story. Ερμούπολη, η πρωτεύουσα της Σύρου, στο κέντρο του νησιωτικού συμπλέγματος των Κυκλάδων, στην Ελλάδα. Στην ιστορία της απαντώνται όλες οι ζυμώσεις που διαμόρφωσαν τον σύγχρονο Ελληνισμό. Αυτό το animated ντοκιμαντέρ αφηγείται την ιστορία της.



  7. THE IDEAL OTHER / Ο ΙΔΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΑΓΝΩΣΤΟΣ ΑΛΛΟΣ 08:05
  8. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Dimitrios Patrikios
    Screenplay: DIMITRIOS PATRIKIOS, SOTERIA GEORGOPOULOU
    Production/School: VIEW STUDIO
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)
    Subtitles language: English

    Marina, a young disabled woman, takes part in a video conference, during which she talks to John, a ‘different’ racially student. The 'demon' of the internet, however, prevents them from seeing their visual 'social' peculiarities. In the appointment they later arrange, they are recognized, surprised and flee, terrified by the ‘social’ and racial, unknown that they meet and refuse to accept, despite the public image that they both want to present.



  9. Your daughter Hero 04:12
  10. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Apostolis Iliopoulos, Elias Roumeliotis
    Screenplay: Marina Lizardou, Apostolis Iliopoulos, Aris Kaplanidis
    Production/School: Municipality of Fyli
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    The story of a young teenager's metaphysical relationship with climate change phenomena.



  11. Egg / Öndög 05:13
  12. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Chryssa Voudouri
    Screenplay: Chryssa Voudouri
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Αn old fashioned black and white painted stop carrè animation. The egg is travelling, breathing, flying, actually lives! Everything is twisted in a daydream and the line between fiction and reality is blurred. öndög : egg in Mongolian language. The title is shared with the titular award-winning film of Wang Quan'an.



  13. The Knight's Hart 30:00
  14. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Vivi Markatos
    Screenplay: Vivi Markatos
    Animation: 24fps, 2d and 3d
    Technique: Tradigital
    Music: Penelope Bekiari, Vasilis Konstantinakos
    Production/School: Chris Achladiotis
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)
    Subtitles language: English

    Col, a young farm boy, dreams of becoming a knight! On his journey he will visit a grand castle, explore a mysterious forest, and meet a colourful cast of characters. Will Col have the courage to face his fears, and prove he has what it takes to be a knight?



  15. Maram 04:18
  16. Greece 2020
    Directed by: Efi Sialevri, Vicky Yiagopoulou
    Screenplay: Efi Sialevri, Vicky Yiagopoulou
    Animation: Efi Sialevri, Vicky Yiagopoulou, Eleni Roussopoulou
    Technique: Stop motion
    Music: Leonidas Danezos
    Production/School: Efi Sialevri
    Dialogue language: Arabic
    Subtitles language: Greek, english

    Once upon a time, a little girl, Maram, left Yemen with her family seeking for the “Land without sorrows and pains", as they considered Europe. But instead they found themselves staggering in the “Land in between”, living in a refugee camp in Lesvos. This is the story of Maram’s first day at school, when a group of xenophobic people blocked her entrance violently, locking the school gate and shouting racist slogans. The school teacher along with some parents tried to stop them and soon the quarrel escalated in front of the shocked Maram…until her classmates stepped in and restored things. Just because every time the heart of a cruel adult narrows, the hug of a child widens, we can still whisper to ourselves: "Oh my world, hold on! you are changing!".



  17. I LOST THE WAY / ΕΧΑΣΑ ΤΟ ΔΡΟΜΟ ΜΟΥ 08:00
  18. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Panagiotis Rappas
    Screenplay: Panagiotis Rappas
    Animation: Katerina Kremassioti, Panagiotis Rappas
    Technique: Mixed 2d animation
    Music: Floros Floridis
    Production/School: Panagiotis Kyriakoulakos
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)
    Subtitles language: English

    Two parallel monologues. Two men of different ages, talk about their lives and what haunts them. One, almost middle-aged, feels he has lost his way. Full of anxiety and metaphysical agony, he desperately seeks to find the path of return that will lead him to his paternal home and the years of innocence. At the point where he started his impasse, so far, wandering. The route looks like a strange dream. People, animals, machines, change form, properties, and actions in a nightmarish cluster full of paradoxical images, charged with passions and unacknowledged guilt. The other, an elderly man, is nearing the end of his journey. Locked up in a small room, isolated, accompanied by memories and ghosts from the past, he has stopped being anxious. He watches the outside world through the window, with the same stoic calm that he also watches what happens in the strange circus that performs in his small room. Everything that his imagination, memory, and sensitive psyche puts in front of him. With laconic sentences that are more reminiscent of oracles, he raises questions about an absurd and perhaps futile world. An almost nightmarish world, the world that spent its life vulnerable to the alterations of time. They are both the same person. The poet M. Sachtouris in different phases of his life. The questions he asks are not philosophical declarations or logical findings, but images. Images that seem to come from a dream and end up in his poetic iconography. At the end of the imaginary journey, the poet "finds", among the ruins, his mother, and the room he recognizes as the home of his childhood. He returns to the womb without finding an answer to what tortured him along the way, since "there is no sanguine answer" because everything "is a vast void rather like a tomb". Panagiotis Rappas May 2021



  19. Echo 11:36
  20. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Sergio Kotsovoulos
    Screenplay: Sergio Kotsovoulos, Matina Galatsianou, Dimitris Savvaidis
    Animation: Mystic House, Please Insert Coin
    Technique: 2d Computer
    Music: Anthony Palaskas
    Production/School: Ashkan Rahgozar, Sergio Kotsovoulos, Dimitris Savvaidis, Stavros Savvaidis
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: Greek, English

    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.



  21. The other side 04:34
  22. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Tina Mamali
    Screenplay: Tina Mamali
    Music: Saverio Blasi - Savfk-music
    Production/School: Tina Mamali
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    "The Other Side" was shot entirely on the island of Syros the capital of the Cyclades- Greece" in the period of the previous quarantine January-April 2021. The shooting took place in the area of ​​Lazaretta, where there is a historic building called Lazaretto. Lazareto, built in 1839-1841, travelers from Turkey or Egypt stayed for about a week to avoid the possibility of transmitting serious diseases such as plague There is a lot to be said for this very interesting building and its different uses throughout history. The film is about the pandemic and its consequences in people's daily lives.The film indirectly highlights the need of people to overcome the pandemic and the problems that arise through this difficult period.

  23. FROM THE BALCONY 12:16
  24. Greece 2020
    Directed by: Aris Kaplanidis
    Screenplay: Aris Kaplanidis, Elias Roumeliotis
    Production/School: Ioanna Soultani
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    A little story from a blue-collar neighborhood. Lina, a middle-aged lady who never leaves the balcony of her house, intervenes in everything that happens within her visual field. People passing by in front of her building, neighbors from the apartments across the street, everyone realize that whatever they do, Lina is watching day and night and intervenes: From throwing a bandage from her balcony when an accident takes place to giving parking advice or notifying the police for a burglary. Some are surprised by her attitude, but most are annoyed by her constant gaze on them. Until Lina loses her son in a car accident and does not go out to her balcony ever since. The neighborhood is not the same anymore.



  25. Lost & Found 09:14
  26. Greece 2020
    Directed by: Vivian Papageorgiou
    Screenplay: Vivian Papageorgiou
    Animation: George Melissaropoulos
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Athanasios Nastos
    Production/School: Ioanna Bolomyti
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: No Dialogue

    A naughty suitcase in an airport that wants to be free.




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