Stefanos Tsivopoulos: A Tribute | 18th Athens International Film Festival

 

Stefanos Tsivopoulos: A Tribute | 18th Athens International Film Festival

Four films introducing the dialogue between cinema and visual art, through the gaze of a manifold artist. A cinematic hybrid about creating and destroying, with hidden dynamics waiting to be discovered.

 

Stefanos Tsivopoulos: A Tribute

Lost Monument

In the form of single episodes the film Lost Monument tells the story of a historically related statue being discovered by different people to experience a new kind of staging and interpretation.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Σενάριο / Screenwriter: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Φωτογραφία / DoP: Theodore Marcellos

Μοντάζ / Editor: Ioanna Pogiatzi

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast: Mihalis Giannatos, Kora Karvouni, Dimitris Xanthopoulos, Eleni Roussinou, Vasilis Nanakis, Menelaos Hazarakis, Antonis Iordanou

Ολλανδία, Ελλάδα / Netherlands, Greece, 2009, Εγχρωμο / Color, Ψηφιακό Αρχείο / Digital File, 29', Ελληνικά, Τούρκικα, Σουαχίλι / Greek, Turkish, Swahili

Land

Three unidentified individuals dwell on a piece of land, asking repetitively questions about the identity and condition of that particular place. There is no clear communication between the three of them as there is no answer to any of their questions either. The whole discussion becomes a paradox with no exit from the physical and mental deadlock imposed by the natural space. In combination to the minimal and almost motionless staging of the three figures an absurd atmosphere emerges that creates a monumental view to the whole scene.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Σενάριο / Screenwriter: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Μοντάζ / Editor: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Ολλανδία / Netherlands, 2006, Εγχρωμο / Color, Ψηφιακό Αρχείο / Digital File, 9', Φαρσί, Αραβικά, Σουαχίλι / Farsi, Arabic, Swahili

Untitled (The Remake)

After a long period of research in the archives of the Greek National Television (ERT) Stefanos Tsivopoulos discovered a 16mm film footage from the very first days of the Greek television in late '60s, that shows a rare scene of newscasters preparing for the evening news. The short 16mm film was from the period of the military junta in Greece, a period in which television developed rapidly and used as a major tool for propaganda by the Papadopoulos regime.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Σενάριο / Screenwriter: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Φωτογραφία / DoP: Theodore Marcellos

Μουσική / Music: Yannis Kyriakides

Μοντάζ / Editor: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast: Antonis Iordanou, Eva Psilaki

Ελλάδα / Greece, 2007, Εγχρωμο, Ασπρόμαυρο / Color, Β&W Ψηφιακό Αρχείο / Digital File, 13', Χωρίς Διάλογο / No Dialogue

Amnesialand

Deep in the future the massive Event that by definition cannot be remembered separates the Revolution from its history. A man, historical agent of the future socialist authority, believes he has found evidence of the Event's origins in 20th century The Union. The post-industrial wasteland The Union previewed Earth's future before it happened. So too, the Man believes, it previewed, and glimpsed the Event, and proved its true nature. The event was Metallic. Amnesialand is the whole world. Our inability to remember the past mirrors their inability to see their future.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Σενάριο / Screenwriters: Mark von Schlegell, Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Φωτογραφία / DoP: Marc Gómez del Moral

Μοντάζ / Editors: Massimo Mosca, Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast: Anne la Berge, Graham Flett, Ayelet Harpaz

Oλλανδία, Ισπανία / Netherlands, Spain, 2010, Εγχρωμο, Ασπρόμαυρο / Color, Β&W, Ψηφιακό Αρχείο / Digital File, 25', Αγγλικά / English

* Screened on September 20th and September 29th

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