Yama

Production

Overview

Independence Day in Athens. A girl lights a small fire and tells a small lie about a boy. Small racist lies easily get out of control. So do small racist fires.

Γιάμα μικρού μήκους ταινία | Yama short film

Credits

Director, writer: Andreas Vakalios
Producer: Yannis Karpouzis
Cinematographer: Fili Olsefski
Editor: Gabriella Gerolemou
Art director: Eva Goulakou
Costumes: Anna Vokali
Sound design: Antonis Koutelias
Co-produced by the Greek Film Centre
Agent: Freak Agency
Distribution: Feelsales

Γιάμα μικρού μήκους ταινία | Yama short film
Γιάμα μικρού μήκους ταινία | Yama short film

Awards and screenings

The project, a short film drama, is an Empty Square production, with the co-production of the Greek Film Centre. It is a Drama Short Film Festival Pitching Workshop and a GFC Screenwriting and Pitching Workshop finalist, and a NISIMASA European Short Pitch semifinalist.

20TH TIRANA IFF – BALKAN COMPETITION, Albania, Sept 2022

45TH DRAMA ISFF – NATIONAL COMPETITION, Greece, Sept 2022

28TH ATHENS IFF – NATIONAL COMPETITION, Greece, Sept 2022

15TH FESTIVAL CINE GLOBAL DE SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Jan 2023

23RD LANDSHUT SFF – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Germany, March 2023

20TH CORTISONICI ISFF – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Italy, April 2023

11TH CLUJSHORTS ISFF – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Romania, May 2023

12TH FICiP FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE CINE POLITICO, Argentina, May 2023

20TH LOS ANGELES GREEK FILM FESTIVAL, USA, June 2023

30TH IN THE PALACE ISFF – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Bulgaria, June 2023

14TH CERDENYA IFF – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Spain, Aug 2023

9TH BALI ISFF – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Indonesia, September 2023

15TH LARISSA IFF – NATIONAL COMPETITION, Greece, Oct 2023

15TH FILEM’ON ISFF FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES, Belgium, Oct 2023

13ΤΗ INTERNATIONAL MICRO Μ FESTIVAL, Greece, Oct 2023

18TH 20MINMAX INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Germany, Nov 2023

22TH DHAKA IFF, Pakistan, Jan 2024

BEST YOUNG GREEK CINEMATOGRAPHER BY GREEK SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS

45TH DRAMA ISFF – NATIONAL COMPETITION, Greece, Sept 2022

BEST GREEK FILM

15TH LARISSA IFF – NATIONAL COMPETITION, Greece, Oct 2023

Γιάμα μικρού μήκους ταινία | Yama short film