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SEMELE

SEMELE

Datos Técnicos / Technical Data

País de Producción / Country of Production:  CHIPRE- CYPRUS

Año Produccion / Year of Production:  2015

Duración / Running Time:  13′

Formato / Format:  HD

Pantalla / Screen Ratio:  1:1’85

Color / Color:  COLOR - COLOUR

Género / Gender:  FICCIÓN - FICTION

Lugar de Rodaje / Shooting Place:  CHIPRE- CYPRUS

Versión Original / Original Version:  GRIEGO - GREEK

Subtítulos / Subtitles:  INGLÉS - ENGLISH

Ficha Técnica / Specification Sheet

Producción / Production:  MYRSINI ARISTIDOU

Director / Director:  MYRSINI ARISTIDOU

Guión / Screenplay:  MYRSINI ARISTIDOU

Fotografía / Cinematography:  PEPE ÁVILA DEL PINO

Dirección Artística / Art Director:  LYDIA MANDRIDOU

Música / Music:  JAKE PAVEK

Sonido / Sound:  GREG OKE

Montaje / Editing:  MYRSINI ARISTIDOU

Intérpretes / Cast

YIANNIS STANKOGLOU, father

VASILIKI KOKKOLIADI, Semele

Sinopsis / Synopsis

Semele haría cualquier cosa por pasar algo de tiempo con su padre ausente. Las notas de la escuela se convierten en la excusa perfecta para visitarlo en su trabajo, en donde la presencia de ella pone de relieve su frágil relación.

Semele will do anything to spend some time with her long absent father. A school note becomes just the excuse for her to visit him at his workplace, where her presence highlights their fragile relationship.

Biofilmografia / Biofilmography

Nacida en Limassol (Chipre), Myrsini Aristidou es una reconocida escritora y directora. Actualmente está realizando un Máster en Producción Cinematográfica en NYU Tisch School of the Arts con una beca íntegra. En 2013 terminó sus estudios sobre Cine e Historia del Arte en el Pratt Institute en Nueva York. En 2016 recibió una beca Spike Lee Film Production para la produdcción de su siguiente película. Sus películas se han mostrado internacionalmente. Su último cortometraje SEMELE (TIFF Official Selection 2015, Berlinale Generation 2016) ganó el Premio del Jurado al Mejor Cortometraje en la Berlinale Generation Kplus en 2016. Otros títulos suyos son el cortometraje documental rodado en Argentina Ma' (2014) y el cortometraje Not Now (International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2014 - Premio a la Mejor Dirección). En mayo de 2009 Myrsini publicó su primer libro fotográfico y presentó su exposición Mother India (edition Athens Voice), muestra en la que todos los ingresos procedentes de las ventas fueron donados a MSF (Médicos Sin Fronteras). Sus fotografías también han sido expuestas internacionalmente. 

Born in Limassol (Cyprus), Myrsini Aristidou is an award winning writer and director. She is currently receiving her MFA in Film Production at NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a Tisch Department Full Scholarship. In 2013 she completed her BFA in Film and History of Art, at Pratt Institute in New York as part of the President's List. In 2016, Myrsini was granted with the Spike Lee Film Production fund for the production of her next movie. Her movies have screened in festivals all around the globe. Her latest award winning short film SEMELE (TIFF Official Selection 2015, Berlinale Generation 2016) won the Special Jury Award for Best Short Film at the Berlinale Generation Kplus in 2016. Other works of the filmmaker include the short documentary shot in Argentina Ma' (2014), and the award winning short film Not Now (International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2014 - Best Directing Award). In May of 2009, Myrsini had her first photographic book publication and exhibition Mother India (edition Athens Voice), where all the proceedings from the sales, were donated to the MSF (Doctors without Borders). Photographs taken by the artist have been accepted and exhibited internationally.

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Premios / Awards

BREAKTHROUGHS FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
PREMIO DEL JURADO
JURY PRIZE

FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Austria)
MEJOR GUION
BEST SCRIPT

FATEN HAMAMA FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
PREMIO ESPECIAL DEL JURADO
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

FEMCINE (Chile)
MEJOR CORTOMETRAJE INTERNACIONAL
BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

FALCON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
MENCIÓN ESPECIAL DEL JURADO
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Romania)
MEJOR INTERPRETACIÓN
BEST ACTING

DHAKA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Bangladesh)
MEJOR PELÍCULA DE FICCIÓN (SECCIÓN DIRECTORAS)
BEST FICTION (WOMEN FILMMAKER SECTION)

FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE GUANAJUATO (Mexico)
MEJOR PELÍCULA
SIGNIS AWARD FOR BEST FILM

CAYFILM - CAYMAN ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Cayman Islands)
MEJOR CORTOMETRAJE
BEST SHORT FILM AWARD

VERSI DI LUCE (Italy)
MEJOR CORTOMETRAJE
BEST SHORT FILM AWARD

BERLINALE - INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE BERLIN (Germany)
GENERATION KPLUS PREMIO DEL JURADO AL MEJOR CORTOMETRAJE
GENERATION KPLUS JURY PRIZE FOR BEST SHORT FILM

 

Selecciones / Selections

MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL CANNES (France)

LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)

REAL TIME FILM FESTIVAL (Nigeria)

FEAR NO FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL THE UNPRECEDENTED CINEMA (Estonia)

PICKURFLICK INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (India)

ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM (France)

FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DIGITAL EXPERIMENTAL DE ESPACIO ENTER CANARIAS (Spain)

LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

SEOUL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Korea, Republic of (South Korea))

LA FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

SEDICICORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

TEHRAN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Iran)

NANTUCKET FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

PROVINCETOWN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

ALEXANDRIA MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Egypt)

MONTEFELTRO FILM SCHOOL FESTIVAL (Italy)

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (United States)

LOS ANGELES GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

KINO W TRAMPKACH [CINEMA IN SNEAKERS] FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (Poland)

NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

ORIGINAL NARRATIVE STUDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (United Arab Emirates)

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - OPENING NIGHTS (Greece)

THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)

SAN FRANCISCO GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

CORDOBA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (COLOMBIA) (Colombia)

ASPEN SHORTSFEST (United States)

FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE CINEMA JOVE (Spain)

PSAROKOKALO ATHENS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)

DC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

VANCOUVER WOMEN IN FILM FESTIVAL (VIWIFF) (Canada)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF CYPRUS (ISFFC) (Cyprus)

LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

KYIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Ukraine)

NEW YORK CITY GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

CAPALBIO CINEMA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

CRESTED BUTTE FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FEST (United States)

MARYLAND FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)

SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

RAINIER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Israel)

FIRST RUN FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA (Greece)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OBERHAUSEN (Germany)

HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

FUSION FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

BUCHEON INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Korea, Republic of (South Korea))

LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL (United States)