• English Title The National Garden
  • Original Title Εθνικός Κήπος
  • Year: 2016
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: Greece
  • Duration: 15'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Σύνη Παππά/Syni Pappa
  • Cinematography: Ολυμπία Μυτιληναίου/Olympia Mytilinaiou
  • Editing: Νίκος Χελιδονίδης/Nikos Helidonidis
  • Sound: Νίκος Κωνσταντίνου/Nikos Konstantinou
  • Cast: Μαίρη Καραζήση/Mary Karazisi, Κατερίνα Λαζοπούλου/Katerina Lazopoulou, Αλέξανδρος Δήμος/Alexandros Dimos, Ίρις Μπαγλανέα/Iris Baglanea, Στάθης Αποστόλου/Stathis Apostolou, Δημήτρης Αμπατζής/Dimitris Abatzis, Τάσος Σακκέτος/Tasos Saketos, Ραφίκα Σαουίς/Rafika Chawishe
  • Production: Μάρια Ρεπούση/Maria Repousi, Wholewave
  • Color: Black & White
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: Greek
  • Format: DCP
  • Print Source: Μαρία Ρεπούση/Maria Repousi
From Saturday, 4 Jun 2022 23:15 until Saturday, 4 Jun 2022 23:59
At Iera odos Str. 48, Postal Code 104 35 Kerameikos, Athens Categories: Προβολές Ταινιοθήκης Tags: Εκδηλώσεις - Φεστιβάλ, 12ο ΦΠΚΑ


Tina a fashion design child prodigy, attends the Halloween costume contest, dressed as a Penguin, to lose the first prize to Princess Jasmine. Tracking down the advantages of the winning costume, she comes to a life changing revelation.

Syni Pappas was born in Cologne and finished school in Serres. She studied film in London and ballet and social anthropology in Athens. Her short films have been screened and awarded internationally at many important festivals. She lives in Berlin where she works as a director, screenwriter and screenwriting consultant.

Olympia Mytilinaiou is a renowned and awarded cinematographer, based in Athens. Born and raised in Northern Greece, at the foot of Mount Olympus, from an early age she developed a passion and understanding for natural light. After working as a camera assistant in cinema for several years, she began her career as a cinematographer in 1999. Since then, she has made many feature and short films, documentaries, TV commercials, corporate and music videos, video art and more. Most of her film productions have premiered at many acclaimed film festivals around the world.

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