Short Narrative Film (14'min)
Written and Directed by Myrsini Aristidou
74. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica di Venezia - Orizzonti Corti.
Athens, today. Seventeen-year-old Aria, who is working at Jimmy's local kebab place is waiting for a driving lesson with her father.
Chrysa Platsatoura, Audrey Giacomini, Yiannis Stankoglou, Takis Spyridakis
1.61 FILMS and Topshot Films
Virgina Attala Vivanco and Patrick Solvay
With the generous support of
The Spike Lee Film Production Fund
Canal +, Region île de France, CNC - COSIP
Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus
Short Narrative Film (13'min)
Produced, Written, Directed and Edited by Myrsini Aristidou
40th Toronto International Film Festival - Short Cuts
Berlinale Gerneration Kplus 2016 (Jury Prize Best Short Film)
Tribeca Film Festival, 2016
LA Film Festival 2016
Tampere Film Festival 2017
Aspen Shortsfest, 2016
International Short Film Festival of Oberhausen, 2016
Maryland Film Festival 2016
Palm Springs International Short Film Festival 2016
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2016
London Short Film Festival 2017
*more on www.semelefilm.com
Semele will do anything to spend some time with her long absent father. A school note becomes just the excuse for her to visit him at his workplace, where her presence highlights their fragile relationship.
Yiannis Stankoglou, Vasiliki Kokkoliadi, Paris Aristides, Athos Antoniou, Kimwnas Apostolopoulos, Sara Pitsikali
IRIS, is a feature length film currently in development between Cyprus and France. The film is being co-produced by 1.61 Films , Filmblades, and The Living.
The movie is written and to be directed by Myrsini Aristidou in the Fall of 2019, and the project has already received a writing grant by Eurimages at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, and development support from the Cyprus Cinema Fund.
Feature Script Lab Participations:
Cinéfondation Residence Cannes - Spring 2017
Torino ScriptLab 2017
Paris Co-Production Village 2017
Berlinale Talents 2017
TIFF Talent Lab 2016