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International Short Film Competition

Postcards From The End Of The World

Trapped in a seemingly dull family vacation, Dimitra, Dimitris and their two daughters will have to find a way out of a secluded island in the Mediterranean, when confronted with the unexpected end of the world.

SHORTS O’CLOCK IV, Tuesday, March 2, at 18:00 (GMT +2) & rerun on Wednesday, March 3, at 16:00 (GMT +2)

English title:

Postcards From The End Of The World

Original title:

Kart postal apo to telos tou kosmou

Director:

Konstantinos Antonopoulos

Country:

Greece

Genre:

Fiction

Year

2019

Length:

23'

Dialogues:

Greek, French

Subtitles:

English, Romanian

Cast:

Angeliki Dimitrakopoulou, Yiorgos Gallos

A quote for the film:

Exhausted from the heat and lack of internet.

Selective List of festivals and awards:

Best Comedy at 29th Aspen Shortsfest (USA), Jury Prize at 24th REGARD Saguenay International Short Film Festival (Canada), Audience Award at 23rd Winterthur Short Film Festival (Switzerland), Best Short Film at 33rd Castellinaria Festival Festival (Switzerland), Best Directing Award at 25th Athens International Film Festival (Greece)

Director’s bio:

Konstantinos Antonopoulos is a filmmaker based in Athens, Greece. His latest short Postcards From The End Of The World (2019) travelled the festival circuit, winning awards such as Best Comedy at Aspen Shortsfest, Jury Prize at Regard ISFF, Audience Award at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur amongst others. He received his MFA in filmmaking from Columbia University in New York, on an Onassis Foundation scholarship. While studying in the U.S. he directed several shorts, amongst which the award-winning Without Glasses (2009) and Lea (2013). Back in Athens he co-wrote the feature film Symptom (Torino Film Festival 2015), edited the feature film My First Kiss And The People Involved (L.A. Film Festival 2016), and directed a number of documentary series for the TV and the web. He’s a Berlinale Talents, Torino Film Lab, Less Is More and First Films First alumni. In 2019 he received the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Award. He teaches filmmaking at the Onassis Cultural Center. He believes in patience.