International Program G
Washingtonia is an alternative name for Athens, a place where people, like animals, fall into summertime sadness because of the heat. Washingtonia is the only palm tree whose heart is not devoured by the red beetle. Because it's heart is small and dry and no one likes small and dry hearts.
Director : Konstantina Kotzamani
Konstantina Kotzamani was born in Komotini in 1983. She studied Pharmacy and then Cinema at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Fine Arts. She has participated at Berlin and Sarajevo Talent Campus as a director. Her short films have been selected in several international festivals and have gained many awards.
Berlin International Film Festival 2014 (Germany) Golden Bear Nomination
Hellenic Film Academy Award 2014 (Greece) Best Short Film