Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Friday, March 24, 2006, 20:30 and Saturday, March 25, 2006, 15:00 (SALTY); Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 18:00 (BEST OF 2006)


Country of Origin: Greece
Year of Production: 2004
Duration: 18′
Category: Fiction

Director: Theo Papadoulakis
Screenplay: Theo Papadoulakis, Giorgios Papadopoulos
Cinematographer: Evangelos Vlachakis
Editor: Donny Boocock
Music: Giannis Psaroudakis
Producer: Alki Ditsa
Cast: Adipas Ntamotsidis, Adipas Ntamotsidis, Zoi Maniti, Christos Gianoularis

Synopsis: A big day is set ahead for twelve year old Adipas. He prepares to watch his idol on TV but an electricity failure in his village ruins his plans. His Granddads Café is the only place with electricity and in a rush to get there, he causes pandemonium in the village.

Festivals & Awards: International Film Festival Drama 2004 (Best Greek Short Jameson Award / Greek Film Centres Distinction Award / Greek Independent Film Press Award / Special Award for Technical Excellence), Festival Cinema Mediterraneen Montpellier 2004 (Special Prize by Canal Plus), Greek State Film Awards / Thesaloniki International Film Festival 2004 (1st Prize Best Greek Short Film Award), Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People 2004 (Audience Award), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival 2005 (Special Jury Best Short Film), Larisa International Film Festival 2005 (Silver Horse Award), Ecofilms Rhodes International Films and Visual Arts Festival 2005 (Special Mention), Festival Of Nations Austria 2005 (1st Prize Best Film in Competition), The Mediterranean Short Film Festival Tangier 2005 (Jury Award), International Panorama of Independent Film and Video (1st Prize Best Short Film / Best Male Leading Actor), Roshd International Film Festival 2005, Berlin International Film Festival 2005, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2005, Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival 2005

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