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Austerity. Directed by Renos Gavris. Greece/Cyprus, 2015. 15'.

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Film Category: short fiction film

Original Title: Austerity

English Title: Austerity       

Greek Title:

Duration: 15'

Country of origin: Cyprus, Greece

Director: Renos Gavris

Producer: Renos Gavris

Production Company / Companies: Independent Production

Brief synopsis in English: A story about the preservation of a man's dignity within the recent times of the Greek financial crisis, as well as his personal uprising against the severe austerity measures imposed on the common people. Inspired by true events.

Brief synopsis in Greek: Μια ιστορία για την διατήρηση της αξιοπρέπειας ενός ανθρώπου στους πρόσφατους καιρούς της οικονομικής κρίσης στην Ελλάδα, καθώς και της προσωπικής του επανάστασης ενάντια στα σκληρά μέτρα λιτότητας που επιβλήθηκαν στον Ελληνικό λαο. Εμπνευσμένη από πραγματικά γεγονότα.

Release Date: 2015

Original Format: 2K

Credits:
Producer, Writer, Director: Renos Gavris
Starring: Antonis Katsaris, Christina Christodoulou, Dimitris Xiros
Cinematography: Kostas Stamoulis GSC
Editor: Renos Gavris
Music Composer: Dimitris Mann
Assistant Director: Andreas Marianos
Set Designer: Charisia Chatz
1st Assistant Camera: George Maniatis
2nd Assistant Camera: Kalliopi Perdika
Line Producer: Katerina Yiannakopoulou
Production Assistant: Drosos Avramopoulos
Gaffer: Spiros Angelopoulos
Key Grip: Constantinos Charatzoglou
Set Photographer: Maria Kappatou
Sound Recordist: Nikos Konstantinou
Script Supervisor: Christina Christodoulou
Make-up Artist: Christina Panagopoulou
Color Correction: Renos Gavris
Sound Design: Renos Gavris, Dimitris Mann
Sound Mixing: Dimitris Mann
Protest footage: Brandon Jourdan, Mariana Bisti, Chris Spannos
Magnesia News Reporting: Elias Koutseris

Original Language(s):  Greek

English Subtitles: Yes

Previous screenings / festivals worldwide:
Official Selection - Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (USA)
Official Selection - Raindance Film Festival (UK)
Official Selection - Edmonton International Film Festival (Canada)
Official Selection - Un festival c'est trop court (France)
Official Selection - International Short Film Festival of Cyprus
Official Selection - Athens International Film Festival (Greece)
Official Selection - Denver Film Festival (USA)
Official Selection - Mediterranean Short Film Festival (Tangier, Morocco)
Official Selection - PiGrecoZen FilmFest (Italy)
Official Selection - International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts (Shorts and Micro Cinema) Los Angeles
Official Selection - Kerry Film Festival (Ireland)
Additionally:
Emerson Film Festival (Academic)
Emerson Los Angeles Film Festival: Best of (Academic) - Screening is October 10th, LA
 
Awards and nominations:
Winner - The IndieFEST Film Awards - Award of Merit Special Mention: Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Winner - Audience Award - Emerson Film Festival (academic)
Winner - Take Action Hollywood Award for Social Justice - Emerson Film Festival (academic)
Winner - Best Film (Category: Greek Films) - PiGrecoZen Film Festival (Italy)
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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