The greek edition of The Short Film Festival in Drama becomes 39 years old and features a rich competition section. Overall, from 209 films, 64 films were selected, between them 6 documentaries and 3 animated films.
Most of the films are independent productions and deal with themes such as the financial crisis, the refugee crisis, the difficult lives in the city, with old age, with unemployment and greek social reality, while we don’t find a lot of comedies.
The international section of the festival becomes 22 and this year will screen 52 films from 50 countries. The spanish film “Zero”, produced by Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender is among the films screened, while director Bobby Roth will be the head of the jury in Drama.
Famous sections of the festival, such as Drama Film Labs for short film projects, screenings of the films that vie for European Academy Award, films from the Balcans, films by students, as well as the litterary afternoons will take place during the festival.
Drama Film Festival takes place from the 19th to the 24th of September. In October the festival travels in Athens and it will continue its journey in other greek cities.