25-26 MARCH 2017At THE BOX
(12 Dorilaiou Str., Mavili Square, Athens)
Cinema is in your hands!
The film initiative Gros Plan, in collaboration with The Box, will take place on 25-26 March 2017, where 4 exclusive film premieres will be presented with free admission to a carefully selected cinephile audience. To be part of this audience you can apply through the initiative’s website, www.grosplan.org, by the 21st March.Applications: The people who are interested in seeing the films should apply on the iniative’s website, www.grosplan.org, by the 21st March.
The applicants who will be selected shall be notified via email on the 22nd March.
What is Gros Plan?
See, vote and award the best film!
The audience selected for the screenings will see the film premieres, rate the films and award the best film by filling out a questionnaire after the end of the film screenings.
Cinema is in your hands!
The results of these evaluations will then be publicized to the Greek film distributors and film festival organisers with the utmost goal that these films acquire distribution in Greece, thus granting the audience the chance to shape the local film trends!
The films are screened with English subtitles.
Saturday 25th March 2017
19.30 EL GUSTO (Safinez Bousbia, Ireland/Algeria, 2012, 93’)
History tore them apart, music reunited them. El Gusto is the story of a group of Jewish and Muslim musicians who were separated by history over 50 years ago and today have been reunited to share once again their common passion: Chaabi music.
21.30 ONE OF US (Stephan Richter, Austria, 2016, 86’)
Ready? For What? Anything. One night Julian and his pal Marko break into the supermarket full of promising products encouraged by their wish to break out of suburban boredom. A moment of childish freedom which ends abruptly in a harsh grown-up reality. Inspired by true events.
Sunday 26th March 2017
19.30 GO HOME (Jihane Chouaib, France/Lebanon, 2016, 98’)
What does it mean to belong….? Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she comes back to Lebanon, she realizes she’s a foreigner in her own country. But there’s still a place she calls home: an abandoned house in ruins, haunted by the presence of her grandfather who disappeared mysteriously during the civil war. Something happened in this house. Something violent. Nada is a young woman searching for the truth and discovering herself.
21.30 YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE (Alex Anwandter, Chile, 2016, 81’)
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets After his gay teenage son, Pablo, is badly beaten up by some homophobic youngsters, Juan, a withdrawn manager at a mannequin factory struggles between having to pay his son’s exorbitant medical bills and his last attempt at making partner at his company. As he runs into dead-ends and unexpected betrayals, he’ll discover that the world can be violent with him too. Juan has made too many mistakes, but his son can still be saved.
MoovieReel / The BOX
EyeOnFilms, Greek Film Centre, Embassy of Chile, Embassy of France, Institut Francais