THE PYRAMIDS OF ATHENS

Short film

Greece, 2010, 15', colour 

 

Metaxourgeio: a multicultural neighborhood in Athens. In between an Egyptian coffee shop, a Chinese restaurant and brothels, a mysterious group appears and enters the orange building across the street. It's the same building where young Ismael, an Egyptian immigrant, sleeps illegally every night. He feels threatened and abandons his home.

 

(Drama International Film Festival (2010), Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Florida - U.S.A, ION International Film Festival, Turkey (2010), Aubagne International Film Festival - France, SEE Film Festival - USA, Los Angeles Greek Film Festival - USA, Les Nuits Mediteranees - Corsica, Chicago Greek Film Festival - USA, Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangier - Morocco, 4th annual London Greek Film Festival - UK, 4th Beirut Greek Film Festival - Lebanon, Oaxaca FilmFest - Mexico (2011)

 

 

Script: Maria Zavakou

Director: Yolanda Markopoulou

Director of Photography: Dimitris Kassimatis 

Editing: Giorgos Didimiotis

Production Design: Alexandra Siafkou, Aristotelis Karananos

Music: Dimitris Isaris

Sound: Dimitris Kanellopoulos

Sound Design: Emmanouel Simon

 

Starring:

Mohammed Mansy, Maria Aiginitou, Mohammed Lsaan, Charis Charalambous, Jenny Alexiou, Aristotelis Karananos, Nikolitsa Drizi, Giorgos Stamos etc.

 

Production: Yolanda Markopoulou, Polyplanity Productions