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Stathis Athanasiou

Stathis Athanasiou has studied Medicine, Animation and Film Direction. He was invited at the 3rd Berlinale Talent Campus, while his films have received various awards in many international film festivals. DOS, a love story in reverse... (2011) is his first feature film. The film won several awards, and was an official selection in more than 10 international festivals (NYIIFF, Hong-Kong EFF, Gijón IFF, Thessaloniki IFF a.o.) His work in contemporary theatre plays and performance has traveled in such prestigious festivals as Festival d’Automne á Paris, Kunsten Festival des Artes in Brussels, Wiener Festwöchen in Vienna, Athens Festival a.o. with important groups like Theseum Ensemble [Michail Marmarinos] , the Greek National Theatre, the Onassis Cultural Foundation, Theatre Group Opera [Theo Abazis] a.o. With his new project Alpha (2015), he brings crowd-funding to Greece for the first time, creating a Transmedia Cinematic Performance that blends cinema, performance and live music for the re-telling of Antigone's myth in the 21st century. He is a member of Woofs, a collective multidisciplinary group of artists, coming together to explore new ways of artistic and social action. He is a member of ARCH, the theatre archive of the Societas Raffaello Sanzio [Romeo Castellucci], and an official programmer for the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival.

[bio courtesy of the filmmaker] 

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Alpha

Didn't see this coming. Bold strokes of both beauty and aggression. Feels like The Temptation of St. Tony meets Jodorowsky. In fact, this is #23/157 in my 2015 rankings if...


Alpha

really wonderful powerful film_beautiful in a strange surreal way_Alpha ( Serafita Grigoriadou ) is just totally amazing throughout