April 12 – 20, 2024


National Competition 2018


Longinos Panagi
85’, 2017, Cyprus/ UK

 SCREENINGS: RIALTO (21/4), 18:00 / ZENA (22/4), 18:00

A troubled man is walking around the ruins of a deserted house. Two men in striped costumes approach him. With a playful mood, they start telling him an old, sad story. The story is about a boy, wandering near the same house. It is about a photographer who finds inspiration in a certain deserted beach. About a shepherd, who falls in love with a Countess. A diplomat who discovers the relation between table tennis and high politics. It is about staging Othello while planting the seeds of war. In this story, Desdemona dies. But there will always be a beautiful woman. The man can call her Clementine.

Chinatown – The Three Shelters

Aliki Danezi-Knutsen
91’, 2018, Cyprus

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (28/4), 19:00 / ZENA (27/4), 18:00

Cleo, a Greek-Chinese girl, brought up with love and light in the hills of Cyprus, finds out on her 18th birthday that her long-deceased father was murdered by the Chinese mafia. She swears to take revenge. An old friend of her father’s, Cook Lin, helps her while his young assistant falls in love with her. While Cleo begins to search for the killers, she will soon discover that Cook Lin holds a well-kept secret.