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MONICA

MONICA

Datos Técnicos / Technical Data

País de Producción / Country of Production:  ALEMANIA Y GRECIA - GERMANY & GREECE

Año Produccion / Year of Production:  2016

Duración / Running Time:  5′

Formato / Format:  HD

Pantalla / Screen Ratio:  16/9

Color / Color:  COLOR - COLOUR

Género / Gender:  DOCUMENTAL EXPERIMENTAL - DOCUMENTARY EXPERIMENTAL

Lugar de Rodaje / Shooting Place:  Sarajevo, BOSNIA Y HERZEGOVINA - Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Versión Original / Original Version:  INGLÉS - ENGLISH

Subtítulos / Subtitles:  FRANCÉS Y GRIEGO - FRENCH & GREEK

Ficha Técnica / Specification Sheet

Director / Director:  DIMITRIS ARGYRIOU

Guión / Screenplay:  DIMITRIS ARGYRIOU

Fotografía / Cinematography:  LEV PREDAN KOWARSKI

Dirección Artística / Art Director:  LEV PREDAN KOWARSKI

Música / Music:  MIHALI PALEOLOGOU

Sonido / Sound:  MIHALI PALEOLOGOU

Montaje / Editing:  DIMITRIS ARGYRIOU

Intérpretes / Cast

IVALA PAVLAKOVIK, Monica

Sinopsis / Synopsis

Monica quería ser peluquera cuando era joven. Las cosas se torcieron y... esta es su historia. (Basada en una entrevista real con una víctima de tráfico de mujeres).

Monica wanted to become hair dresser, when she was young. Things went wrong…and this is her story. (Based on a real interview with a human trafficking victim.)

Biofilmografia / Biofilmography

DIMITRIS ARGYRIOU (Kavala, GRECIA, 1986). Graduado en Audio & Visual Art por la Ionian University y la Universität der Kunste -Berlin (UDK, Berlín). Ha participado como director en Berlinale Talents, Sarajevo Talents y el Talent Development Campus del Cork Film Festival, entre otras residencias y programas. Ha escrito, dirigido y producido nueve cortometrajes, que han ganado más de cincuenta premios y han sido proyectados en más de setecientos festivales internacionales y muestras. Además, ha escrito, dirigido y producido veintinún cortometrajes documentales para la European Television, y ha montado dos largometrajes documentales. En 2014 fundó NewBorn Short Film Agency, desde donde distribuye sobre todo cortometrajes. Ha dirigido la sección New Vision del Hellas FilmBox Berlin en sus dos primeras ediciones, ha sido programador en el International Short Film Festival in Berlin - Interfilm (2013 - 2016), ha trabajado en la Berlinale durante tres años (2014-2017) y ha dirigido el festival Shortcutz Berlin (2013-2015). Mientras tanto, ha ejercido como jurado en múltiples festivales de cortometrajes, como el Alpinale FF o Landshut FF. En 2017 ha comisariado un programa especial para películas griegas en el International Film Festival, Fest: New Directors/New Films (Portugal). Desde 2016, es jefe de programación de cortometrajes en el International Aegean Film Festival.

DIMITRIS ARGYRIOU (Kavala, GREECE, 1986). He graduated from Audio & Visual Art department of Ionian University and from Universität der Kunste -Berlin (UDK - Berlin). He participated as director at Berlinale Talents, Sarajevo Talents and Talent Development Campus of Cork Film Festival between other residencies and film programs. He has written, directed and produced 9 short films, which have won more than 50 awards & screened in more than 700 international film festival and exhibitions. Also he has written, directed and produced 21 short documentaries for European Television. Furthermore, as editor, he has edit two feature documentaries. On 2014, he found the NewBorn Short Film Agency providing Festival Strategy & distribution mainly for short films. He served as Head of New Vision Competition of Hellas FilmBox Berlin for the first two editions, whereas he was Programmer in International Short Film Festival in Berlin - Interfilm (2013 - 2016), he was working in Guest Management Office of Berlinale-Berlin International Film Festival (2014-2017) and he was Festival Director of Shortcutz Berlin (2013-2015). Meanwhile, he has served as Jury Member in various Short Film Festival such as Alpinale ISFF and Landshut ISFF. On 2017, he curated a special program about Greek Films in International Film Festival, Fest: New Directors/New Films in Portugal. Since 2016, he is head of short film programming in International Aegean Film Festival.

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Premios / Awards

FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Austria)
MENCIÓN ESPECIAL
SPECIAL MENTION

SHORT OF THE YEAR (Spain)
MEJOR CORTO EXPERIMENTAL
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM

WORLD OF FILM INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL GLASGOW (United Kingdom)
MENCIÓN ESPECIAL EN BALKAN FOCUS COMPETITION
SPECIAL MENTION IN BALKAN FOCUS COMPETITION

WIND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
NOMINADO A MEJOR CORTO
NOMINATED BEST SHORT FILM

LONDON GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
MEJOR PELÍCULA EXPERIMENTAL
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM

SUNDANCETV SHORTS COMPETITION (Spain)
FINALISTA PREMIO VIMEO DE LA AUDIENCIA
FINALIST FOR THE VIMEO AUDIENCE AWARD

 

Selecciones / Selections

HUMAN RIGHTS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Bangladesh)

SHORT FILM BREAKS (Romania)

KONTRAST BAYREUTHER FILMFEST (Germany)

KARAMA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Jordan)

SWIFF SOUTH WEST LONDON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

AEGEANDOCS INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)

FEAR NO FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Germany)

FESTIVAL CINÉMA EN LIBERTÉ (France)

SAN FRANCISCO FROZEN FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE VEBRON (France)

BRAZILIAN INTERNATIONAL LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL / MOSTRA CINETRABALHO (Brazil)

GATFFEST FILM FESTIVAL JAMAICA (Jamaica)

VAULT FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

FER FILM FESTIVAL (Kosovo)

HELLAS FILMBOX BERLÍN (Germany)

SGUARDI - EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM NIGHT (Italy)

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL - AIDFF (Greece)

GREEK SHORT FILM FEST (Belgium)

BACKUP & BEYOND (Germany)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OBERHAUSEN (Germany)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA (Greece)

FESTIVAL DE CORTOMETRAJES JOSE FRANCISCO ROSADO PACAS 4.0 (Spain)

SHORT FILM CORNER (France)

LIFE AFTER OIL SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

TIFF - TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Albania)

LOS ANGELES GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

SOSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Armenia)

BODDINALE FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)

FEST - NEW DIRECTORS / NEW FILMS FESTIVAL (Portugal)

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SIGNES DE NUIT PARIS (France)

TAHOE UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FEST (United States)

VÄSTERÅS FILMFESTIVAL (Sweden)

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ZOOM ZBLIZENIA (Poland)

ARKADIA SHORTFEST (Romania)

SAN FRANCISCO GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

EXGROUND FILMFEST (Germany)

AM EGYPT FILM FESTIVAL (Egypt)

THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)

VILNIUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL "KINO PAVASARIS" FILM FESTIVAL (Lithuania)

PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

CARIBBEAN FILM FESTIVAL & MARKET (Bahamas, The)

EQUALITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)

IN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

SZCZECIN FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)

FILMFEST DRESDEN (Germany)

JAHORINA FILM FESTIVAL (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

BALKANS BEYOND BORDERS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)

ÉCU - THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (France)

CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND DAVIS CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

JIHLAVA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Czech Republic)