Morning Prayers

MIÉRCOLES 22 | FORO – UNIVERSIDAD DE LA COMUNICACIÓN | 16:00 HRS. | 90 MIN.

** PRESENCIA DE DIRECTORA Q&A

VIERNES 24 | CINE TONALÁ | 19:30 HRS. | 90 MIN.

** PRESENCIA DE DIRECTORA Q&A

VIERNES 24 | CINEFORO MAYAHUEL – CHANTE DE TODOS | 20:00 HRS. | 90 MIN.

Morning Prayers

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Greece – Serbia | 2013 | DCP | Color | 21 min| Konstantina Kotzamani, Katarina Stankovic

Director: Konstantina Kotzamani, Katarina Stankovic
Screenplay: Konstantina Kotzamani, Maša Seničić, Katarina Stanković
Producer: Dragana Jovanović, Luka Venturin, Dóra Nedeczky
Photography: Giorgos Karvelas
Editor: Smaro Papaevangelou
Cast: Ismir Gagula, Hana Pašić, Serafedin Redžepov
Production Company: Obala Art Centar

Synopsis
A boy and a girl meet in club’s toilet. High on drugs, they walk the streets of Sarajevo aimlessly. They end up in an apartment, fooling around, making out. Until this careless atmosphere is interrupted by someone else’s presence.

Konstantina Kotzamani
Konstantina Kotzamani was born and raised in Greece. She graduated from the Film Department after completing her Degree in Pharmacy. Her short movies have premiered in major festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, Locarno and have received numerous international awards. For her short films Washingtonia (2014) and Limbo (2016), she has been twice awarded by the Greek Film Academy with the best short film award and twice nominated by the European Film Academy for the best short of the year (EFA award).

Her films have been sold and broadcasted in European channels such as ARTE, FRANCE TV; in Asia and USA have been distributed on platforms like Criterion, MUBI etc.

She’s beneficiary of the Onassis Foundation Scholarship and recently spent a year in Buenos Aires in order to develop her first feature film script, Titanic Ocean, in collaboration with UCINE (Universidad del Cine de Buenos Aires) under the supervision of the tutor Agustin Mendilaharzu.

Her short films have been the theme of retrospectives in festivals like BAFICI, Go SHORTS, Festival du Nouveau Cinema MONTREAL, AMIENS FILM FESTIVAL, Mecal Barcelona Film Festival etc, while she has been invited as a jury member in multiple short film festivals.  Limbo was qualified for the short films Oscar nomination in 2017.

Festivals
Sarajevo Film Festival
Guanajuato Film Festival