Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year

PROGRAMA 2

COMPETENCIA DE CORTOMETRAJES BLACK CANVAS FCC

SÁBADO 25 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES – SALA 5 | 16:45 HRS. | 88 MIN.

** PRESENCIA DE DIRECTORES Q&A

Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year

Greece | 2018 | DCP | Color | 25’11” | Jacqueline Lentzou

Director: Jacqueline Lentzou
Script: Jacqueline Lentzou
Producer: Fenia Cossovitsa
Cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios
Sound: Leandros Ntounis, Nikos Linardopoulos
Edition: Dora Masklavanou
Cast: Sofia Kokkali, Nikos Zeginoglou, Katerina Zisoudi, Giannis Papadopoulos, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, Phaedra Tsolina, Promitheas Aleiferopoulos

Synopsis
New Year’s eve dawns in a moon-kissed car, and Sofia has a dream that she tells no-one: while walking on a desert, she gets to know that she is sick. She pretends she does not care. Has she lost her heart?

Jacqueline Lentzou
Jacqueline (Athens, 1989) is a writer/director whose work revolves around unconventional family constructs, coming-of-age, intimacy and the dream. She is London Film School graduate (Distinction, 2013), a Sarajevo (2014) and Berlinale (2015) Talents alumna. Her graduation project, Thirtheen Blue, screens in several international film festivals and wins, among others, Best International Short in Athens Film&Video FF getting shortlisted for the Oscar nomination. Her semi-feature’s, FOX, script as selected in Berlinale Short Film Station. The film world premieres in Locarno (2016) winning Best International Short from Cinema&Gioventu Jury. Until now, FOX won over 16 awards world wide, including Best Short from PanHellenic Critics’ Association, as well as the prestigious award in the memory of Ingmar Bergman by Uppssala ISF. HIWA (2017) world premieres in Berlinale and gets listed as one of the best shorts of the year in anOthermag.com. In 2017 she is invited by Vienna Shorts as Artist in Spotlight where a retrospective of her work is held. Recently, she is invited to represent Greece in Locarno Filmmaker’s Academy, as well as in TIFF Talent Lab.

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