ANIMATION

13th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

June 3-9, 2019

AENIGMA

Greece, 2016, 9 min, US Premiere, Animation

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation Shorts
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Director(s): Aris Fatouros, Antonis Ntoussias
Writer(s): Aris Fatouros, Antonis Ntoussias
Producer(s): Michael Sarantinos

A Greek stereoscopic CG animation inspired by the works of Greek surrealist painter Theodore Pandaleon. A requiem to Form, Feminine-Goddess, eternal Eve, Art. To the dream of regeneration.

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CHIMERA (Not in Competition)

Greece/UK, 2018, 2min

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation
chimera
Director(s): Ioanna Varsou

A young girl struggling with the difficulties of her everyday life finds refuge through the power of her imagination.

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FOREST RED (Not in Competition)

Greece, 2018, 10min

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation
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Director(s): Ageliki Ioakimidou

A young girl dressed in red has to face the gods of the forest in order to save her brother.

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FROM THE SAME THREAD (Not in Competition)

Greece/Spain/Chile, 2017, 3min

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation
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Director(s): Antonia Piña, Rucha Dhayarkar, Lorene Friesenbichler, Phaedra Derizioti

A man made of thread tries to escape.

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HOW MANY HUGS? (Not in Competition)

Greece, 2017, 3min

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation
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Director(s): Katerina Michalopoulou, Spyros Pantazis, Eleni Politopoulou, Antonis Touloumis

How many hugs do we need to withstand separation?

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INVERSE

Greece, 2018, 6 min, West Coast Premiere, Animation

Filmmakers in Attendance

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation Shorts
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Director(s): Ioanna Tsinividi
Writer(s): Spiros Gratsias
Producer(s): Harold Herbert

Agastrophos marble figure focused on the upside-down beetle; its legs and arms grasping the air trying to flip over. If he could simply give it a helping flick; it would INVERSE its destiny giving it another chance at life.

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MAYBE IT’S ME (Not in Competition)

Greece/UK, 2017, 6min

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation
maybe its me
Director(s): Dimitris Simou

An animator recreates memories from his childhood in Greece. Exploring the themes of family, immigration and the fear of ephemeral memories.

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THE LEAF OF POPLAR (Not in Competition)

Greece, 2015, 4min

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation
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Director(s): Eirini Vianeli

A short story about a leaf the wind set sailing and a man at sea, inspired by the poem “The Leaf of the Poplar” by Giorgos Seferis.

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WAR AND TREES

United States, 2018, 11 min, Animation

Filmmakers in Attendance

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Animation Shorts
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Director(s): Aliki Theofilopoulos
Writer(s): Brendan Hay, Emily Brundige
Producer(s): Aliki Theofilopoulos, Brendan Hay
Cast: Lauren Lapkus, Kelly McCreary, Danny Pudi, Stephanie Lemelin

When Audrey, Lotta and Dot’s biggest frenemies, “The Bloogey Boys” exclude pal “Tiny” from their treehouse because he’s “too small,” Audrey leads the Harvey Girls in an all-out war against the boys. But is it to correct Tiny’s injustice, or her own?

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