Original stories about real life and messages that can be interpreted in many ways. Films that form a reason to start a conversation, not only due to their contemporary topics, but also due to the range of film techniques used that enhance the narration.
1/ My Family is a Circus | Nina Landau
16’, Belgium, 2020, Dutch with Greek subtitles (Live action)
Romy sets off with her parents to Paris, but, not for holidays; she will be performing in her parents’ circus. So, she decides to write a farewell letter to her classmates.
2/ Are You Okay? | Ryan Cannon
9’, USA, 2021, English with Greek subtitles (Animation)
A 15-year-old girl sees a classmate being bullied. In her attempt to help him, she also becomes a target, while she gets trapped in a hopeless sentimental situation.
3/ Laika & Nemo | Jan Gadermann
15’, Germany, 2022, no dialogue (Stop-motion animation)
Nemo is different. Nobody else wears a diving suit and a huge helmet. Everything will change, though, when he meets Laika, an astronaut.
4/ One after the Other | Valerio Gnesini
10’, Italy, 2021, Italian with Greek subtitles (Live action)
An old man travels with a little girl; this is just the beginning of a touching story that urges us to look deep inside us.
5/ The Ticket | Kevork Aslanyan
11’, Bulgaria, 2021, no dialogue (Live action)
A boy living is Sofia has to cross the entire city in order to complete a very important transaction. However, moving around will be difficult as he can only take the bus, his destination is at the other end of the city and he is holding a single ticket.