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Efthimis kosemund sanidis
Astrometal
Fiction | 4k | color | 15'55'' | Greece | 2017
Two boys and a girl prepare for nightclubbing in the heart of Athens. Arriving, they face a deserted club, where music plays blaring but there is no one to listen. There, one by one falls asleep as they surrender themselves in a collective dream.
Born with dual Greek/German nationality, Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis studied Informatics Engineering, and then Contemporary Arts at Le Fresnoy - Studio National in France. His films have won acclaim at festivals around the world. His debut short film, “ II ” (2014, 16’), won the Pack & Pitch award at Sarajevo while in development, followed by a world premiere in the Pardi di Domani section of the Locarno Film Festival. He shot his next two films, “ Odette ” (2015, 16’) and “ Unbuilt Light ” (2017, 29’), while in residency at Le Fresnoy, with the latter opening in competition in Sarajevo. “ Astrometal ” (2017, 15’) was nominated for a Golden Lion in the Orizzonti section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival.