Greece has exited recession for the first time in six years but are Greeks feeling any improvement? How has the upheaval of Greek society impacted on current Greek cinema?
Club des Femmes in partnership with the London Short Film Festival explores the female gaze and fairytales in the work of two Greek filmmakers: Athina Rachel Tsangari (Attenberg) and Konstantina Kotzamani.
Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari, 35 mins., Greece 2013
A film for the DesteFashionCollection 2012, commissioned by art collector Dakis Joannou: a Greek Gothic mystery inspired by Polish artist Aleksandra Waliszewska. A series of lessons on discipline, desire, discovery, and disappearance. A melancholy, inescapable cycle on the brink of womanhood.
Director: Konstantina Kotzamani, 24 mins., Greece 2014
Washingtonia is an alternative name for Athens, a place where people, like animals, fall into summertime sadness because of the heat.
We look forward to welcoming director Konstantina Kotzamani and actress Ariane Labed (Attenberg, The Capsule) in a post screening discussion.
Tickets are already on sale at ICA box office.
Full price £11, concessions £8, members £7