HIWA

A film by: Jacqueline Lentzou

In Jay’s dream, Athens’ sun is so weak, you can look straight at it, without getting blind.

Country: Greece
Genre: experimental fiction
Length: 11’19″
Completion: 01/2017
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Filippino
Subtitles: English

Festivals:

  • Berlinale, Germany (15 – 24 February, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Las Palmas De Gran Canaria International Film Festival, Spain (31 March – 9 April, 2017)
    Official Short Film Section
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (5 – 9 April, 2017)
    European Competition
  • Terre di Cinema – International Cinematographers Days, Italy (20 May – 5 June, 2017)
Official Competition
  • VIS Vienna Shorts Film Festival, Austria (1 – 6 June, 2017)
    Spotlight on Jacqueline Lentzou
  • Pune Short Film Festival, India (9 – 11 June, 2017)
    Official competition
  • FECIBogotá – International Independent Film Fair, Colombia (14 – 24 June, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • NexT International Film Festival, Romania (22 – 26 June, 2017)
    Out of competition: Focus: Greece
  • Cinema Jove – Valencia International Film Festival, Spain (23 June – 1 July, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Psarokokalo – Athens International Short Film Festival, Greece (26 – 31 July, 2017)
    National Competition Won: Audience Award
  • Montenegro Film Festival, Montenegro (1 – 7 August, 2017)
    International Competition
  • São Paulo International Short Films Festival, Brazil (23 August – 3 September, 2017)
    International program
  • Silhouette Film Festival, France (25 August – 2 September, 2017)
    International Competition
  • FeKK – Ljubljana Short Film Festival, Slovenia (28 August – 2 September, 2017)
    Out of competition: East of Eden
  • Seanema International Film Festival, Montenegro (31 August – 3 September, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Regards sur courts, France (7 – 10 September, 2017)
    Competition
  • Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, Finland (14 – 24 September, 2017)
    Emerging Talents
  • Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, United Kingdom (19 – 24 September, 2017)
    International Competition
  • El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt (22 – 29 September, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Reykjavík International Film Festival, Iceland (28 September – 8 October, 2017)
    International Shorts Competition
  • Milano Film Festival, Italy (28 September – 8 October, 2017)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Canada (4 – 15 October, 2017)
    International Shorts Competition
  • Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia (5 – 8 October, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • IndieCork Festival, Ireland (8 – 15 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Timishort Film Festival, Romania (12 – 15 October, 2017)
    Videorama Competition
  • Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, Belgium (13 – 15 October, 2017)
    Competition
  • Imagine Science Film Festival, United States (13 – 20 October, 2017)
    Official selection
  • QCinema International Film Festival, Philippines (19 – 28 October, 2017)
    International Short Film Showcase
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (23 – 29 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Curta Cinema – Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival, Brazil (1 – 8 November, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Tirana International Film Festival, Albania (3 – 11 November, 2017)
    Official Competition
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (8 – 12 November, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina (8 – 13 November, 2017)
    Shorts Selection
  • Bibliocurts Short Film Festival, Spain (20 November – 1 December, 2017)
  • Belgrade Auteur Film Festival, Serbia (24 November – 2 December, 2017)
    Brave Balkans Competition
  • Two Short Nights Film Festival, United Kingdom (30 November – 2 December, 2017)
    Official Competition
  • Kalpanirjhar Short Fiction Film Festival, India (1 – 5 December, 2017)
    Berlinale Spotlight
  • Bucharest Short Film Festival, Romania (2 – 6 December, 2017)
    Competition
  • [A]RCIPELAGO | International Festival of Short Films and New Images, Italy (4 – 10 December, 2017)
  • Focus On Refugees: Endless Runaway | Old Exoduses And New
    Walls
  • Eindhovens Film Festival, the Netherlands (6 – 10 December, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • THESS International Short Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece (13 – 17 December, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • London Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (12 – 21 January, 2017)
    International Shorts Competition
  • Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway (23 – 28, January 2018)
    International Competition Won: Raskin Spirit Festival Award
  • Brussels Independent Film Festival, Belgium (11 – 18 February, 2018)
    Official Selection
  • Short Waves Festival, Poland (20 – 25 March, 2018)
    International Competition
  • International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund|Cologne, Germany (24 – 29 April, 2018)
    Panorama

Director: Jacqueline Lentzou
Screenplay: Jacqueline Lentzou
Producer: Jacqueline Lentzou, Vicky Miha
Cinematographer: Konstantinos Koukoulios
Sound: Leandros Ntounis
Editor: Smaro Papaevangelou
Cast: Melchor Lopez