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Public Program - Athens
Short Small Weak Film Festival

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration (I.G.M.E.)
Spyridon Louis 1, C Entrance to the Olympic Village
Acharnes 13677, Athens, Greece

Short Small Weak Film Festival, programmed by Loukianos Moshonas and Alexandra Streshna, presents six short films that offer a glimpse into international and local contemporary cinema.

This event is free and open to the public.

These films' unique gazes, forms, and contents reconsider possibilities of filmmaking and storytelling and encourage new ways of seeing.

The program will feature:
Copa Loca (2017, 14') by Christos Massalas
The Party and the Barking (A Festa e os cães) (2015, 25') by Leonardo Mouramateus
Astrometal (2017, 15') by Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis
Springtime Suns (Soles de primavera) (2013, 23') by Stefan Ivancic
Hiwa (2017, 11') by Jacqueline Lentzou
La Bouche (2017, 19') by Camilo Restrepo

The Short Small Weak Film Festival is organized in conjunction with Slower, Smaller, Weaker, which aims at mobilizing spaces in the Olympic Village and creating conditions for encounters for local residents.

Loukianos Moshonas (b.1985, Athens) is a filmmaker based in Paris and Athens. He attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon and Le Fresnoy National Studio of Contemporary Arts, France. His short films have been screened and awarded in numerous festivals. Manodopera and Young Men at their Window premiered at the Locarno film festival in 2016 and 2017, respectively, where the latter won the EFA Award for Best European Short Film. He is currently working on his first feature film No God, No Master.

Alexandra Streshna (b. 1987, Lviv, Ukraine) is an Athens-based painter and independent curator. She studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and received a Master's degree in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, London.

apexart’s program supporters past and present include the National Endowment for the Arts, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Kettering Family Foundation, the Buhl Foundation, The Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Spencer Brownstone, the Kenneth A. Cowin Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., William Talbott Hillman Foundation/Affirmation Arts Fund, the Fifth Floor Foundation, the Consulate General of Israel in New York, The Puffin Foundation, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and administered by LMCC, funds from NYSCA Electronic Media/Film in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund, with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, as well as the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
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