Poster design: Charalambos Margaritis
INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS (1st day)
Game Night - Netherlands
Director: Jan van Gorkum
INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS (2nd day)
Ringo Rocket Star and his song for Yuri Gagarin Netherlands/Serbia
Director: Rene Nuijens
STUDENT SHORT FILMS
Samira - Germany
Director: Charlotte A. Rolfes
CYPRUS SHORT FILMS
Moutallos - Cyprus
Director: Peter Stephanou
SPECIAL THEME (Arts/Artists)
Sama (Dance) – Iraq
Director: Mazin Sherabayani
TECHNICAL MAKEUP ARTISTRY FOR CINEMA
Wednesday 14 June | 15:30 - 16:30 | Kimonos Art Center
From basic correction make-up to the intricacies of applied special make-up effects, technical make-up artist Soula Solea will showcase the techniques necessary to prepare actors for the camera bringing characters to life.
DISCUSSION WITH FILM DIRECTOR PETER STEPHANOU
Film director, Peter Stephanou presents his film 'WhyTalkFeminism?', and will hold an open discussion about the highs and lows of documentary filmmaking. He will offer an insight into the process of filming with no budget, the accessibility of filmmaking today, and will give advice on where and how to begin. This personal insight into his filmmaking experience will reveal how his passion for film led him onto winning the audience award at the Paphos International Film Festival in 2016.
WHY TALK FEMINISM? (documentary)
A short documentary that questions the state of gender equality in the UK, and asks the question, do we need feminist education in schools?
KURDISH / IRAQI DIRECTOR MAZIN SHERABAYANI PRESENTS HIS DOCUMENTARY 'SAMA'
Kurdish-Iraqi Director Mazin Sherabayani will talk about his documentary SAMA (Dance). Sama is an official selection of PIFF and it will be screened on June 17th.
SAMA is a documentary about Robar and her family who are determined to establish a professional ballet dance group in Iraq, despite the threats, lack of funds and a place to practice. Can hope and passion overcome fear and narrow mindedness?
Mazin will be accompanied by his director of photography Arian Salih.