Pigs

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.

Pigs

Greece | 2011 | DCP | Color | 13’12” min | Konstantina Kotzamani

Director: Konstantina Kotzamani
Script: Konstantina Kotzamani
Producer: Isavella Alopoudi
Cinematography: George Iliopoulus
Sound: Daphne Farazi
Edition: Smaro Papaevangelou
Cast: Despoina Kapoulitsa, Sofia Karakantza, Tolis Deligiannis, Eleni Lamprou, Katerina Mpoutoudi, Christos Sitaridis

Synopsis
A maturation trip, the childish nightmare of K. In a wooden house, she revives her childhood’s fears and desires and experiences her sexual awakening. A dreamy wandering constructed by the tale of three little pigs, a distorted view of her own family.

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
Tirana International Film Festival
Drama International Film Festival
Lago International Film Festival
L.A. short Film Festival in Athens
Signes De Nuit Film Festival In Paris
Lucca International Film festival
I have Seen Films International Film Festival In Milan
Budapest International Film Festival
Kansk International Video Festival Siberia