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SESSION #11

Pi – Social Space for movements, solidarity and culture 44 Kambouroglou str. & 2 Samara Str., Athens | Friday, 30.06.2023 | 21:00 | Admission Free



WELCOME TO THE TWILIGHT ZONE | 95’

Just after the greek elections, Balkan Can Kino takes a summer dive into the “Twilight Zone” showcasing five fiction films, from Mexico, Europe and India. Films where their protagonists seem to be stuck in weird and unnatural situations in which they have to survive, face and in some cases win, or maybe not? What is real, dream or nightmare? Is your mind playing tricks? If you are feeling trapped into the Twilight Zone, well you are not alone! 

Hunger

Carlos Meléndez | Mexico | Fiction | 2021 | 15’00’’

A child is being tormented by a voracious well demanding food from him. But as he proves unable to satisfy its hunger, he drags himself to find another way of feeding it.



The sovel

 Sreeraj Sreenivasan | India | Fiction | 2021 | 20’38’’ 

By seeing the vehement digging of his alcoholic monstrous father in the yard, the eldest son of the family warns his mother about the peril. The incessant digging frightens the family for their life.

Mind the Gap

 Marco Bitonti | UK |  Fiction | 2021 | 17’30’’

Dean is a young professional who just moved to London for a career in finance. His first day in the city is going to be more complicated than what he was expecting. The crowded, frenetic rhythm of London and the absence of space is going to drive him insane. Please MIND THE GAP.

A good friend

 Rock Brenner | France | Fiction | 2020 | 13’35’’

A man tells the story of a small argument with a friend …

The Demons of Dorothy

Alexis Langlois | France | Fiction | 2021 | 29’ 00’’

Dorothy’s a film director and a bit of a loser… One night, fueled up on Heineken, she’s letting loose on her script when a call from her producer kills her buzz: enough with the queer comedies, it’s time to start making mainstream films. To avoid sinking to the deepest depths of despair, Dorothy seeks comfort in her favorite TV show Romy the Vampire Slayer. Unfortunately, her own demons show up…