BigBang International Short Film Festival 2018 Iranian Short Films

Program

The festival will take place from 1.6.2018 to 3.6.2018 in a central theatre in Athens called "Cinema Lais" (Greek Film Archive - Film Museum). It's located at 48 str. Iera Odos & 134-136 str. Megalou Alexandrou, Kerameikos, Athens, (metro station Kerameikos), (www.tainiothiki.gr).

SCREENING SCHEDULE
Το φεστιβάλ θα πραγματοποιηθεί από 1.6.2018 έως 3.6.2018 στον Κινηματογράφο Λαΐς (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος - Μουσείο Κινηματογράφου), Ιερά Οδός & Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου 134-136, Κεραμεικός, Αθήνα (Στάση Μετρό Κεραμεικός) (www.tainiothiki.gr).

Αναλυτικό πρόγραμμα ημερήσιων προβολών 
Friday / Παρασκευή 1 June / Ιουνίου 18:00 - 20:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

FOR SALE / Ali Bana’iyan (14΄)

A young lady is singing at Tehran for an unusual deal, but she doesn`t make the right decisions.



RELATED BY BLOOD / Hossein Amiri Doumari & Pedram Pour Amiri (30΄)

A father has to persuade one of his sons to donate his kidney in order to save the life of his other son.



ROPE / Azar Mansoori (07΄11΄΄)

It narrates the story of a man who lives in a city where people have execution rope above their heads.



AYOOB / Amin Ghavami (21΄45΄΄)

Ayoub is transfered to the hospital with a hearse instead of an ambulance.



THE LITTLE BOY / Mona A. Shahi (07΄)

People are leaving a town by the order of military but a little boy does not want to follow them as he has his own mission to do.



PERIODICITY / Ali Khoshdouni (08΄59΄΄)

In an unspecific time and area a man inside his tiny cell tries to communicate with the outside sound.


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Friday / Παρασκευή 1 June / Ιουνίου 20:00 - 22:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

OPENING CEREMONY - “FIRST STEPS” (120)

Great Iranian directors' first short films screening. Amongst them will be the short film“Janali” by Asghar Farhadi. (Asghar Farhadi, Kamran Shirdel, Khosrow Sinai, Masoud Kimiai)


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Friday / Παρασκευή 1 June / Ιουνίου 22:00 - 24:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

THE SEASON OF RETURN / Abbas Amin (13΄22΄΄)

A boy kills someone inadvertently



ASTONISHED / Mohammad Davoodi (28΄50΄΄)

A family is involved in a conflict following a marriage proposal.



CUBE / Farhad Najafi Fard (02΄25΄΄)

A man is pushing forward a big cube while people are passing by without noticing him. People are standing in front of a deep pit. The man throws the cube inside of the pit and now people can pass from top of the pit.



SILENCE / Mehrdad Hasani (12΄16΄΄)

An afghan boy, earns a living by delivering letters to houses, till a day, that he becomes responsible for carrying a package to the city school ...



SILENCE AGAIN / Razieh Seraji (10΄34΄΄)

On the night of the last Wednesday of year' fest, the father goes to the police station and is looking for someone who beat his son. But his boy is silent and refuses to speak...



IT RAINS SLOWLY / Saeed Nejati (15΄)

 


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Saturday / Σάββατο 2 June / Ιουνίου 18:00 - 20:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

ICE WATER / Jalal Saedpanah (15΄54΄΄)

Perhaps no one knows the value of water better than an old man who tied the droplets of water to his life in order to keep the cycle of animals alive.



THE CEMETERY MEN / Ali Mardomi (30)

An old man is the only narrator of the tragedies of Karbela in an old cemetery on the outskirts of the city. When a younger narrator enters, the old man’s peace is disturbed.



ICKY / Parastoo Cardgar (05΄55΄΄)

 It is the story of a child living in a land whose people have solved Rubik`s Cube as their head.



SAAD’S OLIVE TREE / Ahmad Zayeri (23΄51΄΄)

Saad is a Syrian child and loves football a lot. He has a football team. The war loses his eyes and then imprisoned him at home. But his mother is trying to give him hope.



THE COLOR OF MY MOTHER’S CHADOR / Zahra Kazemi Tameh (08΄13΄΄)

It's an old man's memory of his childhood.


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Saturday / Σάββατο 2 June / Ιουνίου 20:00 - 22:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!/Mohamad Bakhshi (14΄57΄΄)

A group of Arabian spoken asylum seekers arrive to an English spoken country border and can't keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.



THE BALANCE WHEEL /Amir Honarmand (22΄14΄΄)

An old watchmaker in Iraqi Kurdistan, wakes up on one morning to find that his village has been taken over by the terrorist group ISIS. A high ranking ISIS soldier wants him to repair his Rolex. However, the old man is preoccupied with saving mysterious injured man who is inside his neighbor's well.



THE FAN!? / Mostafa Imami (05΄05΄΄)

A little boy among hundreds of thousands of football fans in the stadium is looking for something.



TEMPORARY / Behzad Azadi (5΄29΄΄)

Zahra lives with her only daughter in Tehran. She is temporarily married to a man who has never seen her, in order to live her life, on the suggestion of her neighbor's wife.




ZALZALAK / Iraj Mohammadi Razini (06΄12΄΄)

It is the story of a seed turning into a big tree.



ZONA / Toofaan Nahan Ghodrati (20΄42΄΄)

A man is called to the court by a woman who claims pregnancy after being with him. For proving this claim the DNA test is taken and the result clears clears other happenings of man's life.


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Saturday / Σάββατο 2 June / Ιουνίου 22:00 - 24:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

WITHHELD / Mohammad Soraya (15΄52΄΄)

The story of a man that commits a murder to prevent assault to a woman.



THE SCARECROWS DIE TOO / Parviz Rostami (14΄39΄΄)





MANICURE / Arman Fayyaz (14΄02΄΄)

The young woman who committed suicide was carried for bury to the holly tomb of the village, but the fanatical villagers were expelled after discovering her female hermaphrodite nature and her engagement with her husband.



ANIMAL / Bahman & Bahram Ark (15΄16΄΄)

The story of a man trying to escape from the country border.



ONE DAY LATER / Ehsan Hemmati (20΄16΄΄)

Back home from his months-old assignment, Farhad learns that his close friend has died and left a will. Farhad's daughter has been named as the heir to the dead man's wealth. Based on the evidence, Farhad grows suspicious seeking to find out what had happened between his wife and his friend while he was away on assignment. He wants to know whether his daughter is really his



THAT NIGHT RAINING / M. Mahdi Bagheri (04΄17΄΄)

Midnight, my wife woke me up and said “someone is in our home” but not long ago, I lost my wife!!


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Sunday / Κυριακή 3 June // Ιουνίου 20:00 - 22:00 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

PALE MIRRORS / Salem Salavati (15΄49΄΄)

Shobo is a young woman struggling in the doubt of having a baby or not. She has limited time and has to make the final decision whether she wants to be a mother or not. The decision will be crucial for her and the ones beside her. 

SPECIAL TRIBUTE “GENDER EQUALITY - SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR WOMEN” "Woman in Iranian Cinema": Speech by Sadegh Mousavi: I.Y.C.S. Director The films are screened for the first time in Greece and they have greek subtitles. FREE ENTRANCE - EASY ACCESS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE




NOT YET / Arian Vazirdaftari (14΄49΄΄)

Hasti is studying abroad and her parents are determined to celebrate her birthday.

SPECIAL TRIBUTE “GENDER EQUALITY - SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR WOMEN” "Woman in Iranian Cinema": Speech by Sadegh Mousavi: I.Y.C.S. Director The films are screened for the first time in Greece and they have greek subtitles. FREE ENTRANCE - EASY ACCESS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE




EXCHANGE / Abolfazl Azizi (16΄37΄΄)

A woman is forced to marry her husband`s brother in order to take care of her child. At that time the secret is revealed

SPECIAL TRIBUTE “GENDER EQUALITY - SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR WOMEN” "Woman in Iranian Cinema": Speech by Sadegh Mousavi: I.Y.C.S. Director The films are screened for the first time in Greece and they have greek subtitles. FREE ENTRANCE - EASY ACCESS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE




HOSTESS / Omid Abdollahi (20΄28΄΄)

A middle aged woman reluctantly accepts to take part in his son’s nightly party, but not as a guest. She is the hostess.

SPECIAL TRIBUTE “GENDER EQUALITY - SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR WOMEN” "Woman in Iranian Cinema": Speech by Sadegh Mousavi: I.Y.C.S. Director The films are screened for the first time in Greece and they have greek subtitles. FREE ENTRANCE - EASY ACCESS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE




RETOUCH / Kaveh Mazaheri (19΄23΄΄)

Mariam's husband is dying before her eyes and she is just looking.

SPECIAL TRIBUTE “GENDER EQUALITY - SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR WOMEN” "Woman in Iranian Cinema": Speech by Sadegh Mousavi: I.Y.C.S. Director The films are screened for the first time in Greece and they have greek subtitles. FREE ENTRANCE - EASY ACCESS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE



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Sunday / Κυριακή 3 June // Ιουνίου 22:00 - 23:30 (Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος)

CLOSING & AWARD CEREMONY (90)

CLOSING & AWARD CEREMONY


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