Runs at BRIDGES International Film Festival 2020, beginning December 11th and ending December 25th.
Paralympic athletes are seldom in the focus of the media, they and their successes are rarely reported on. We accompany four very successful athletes who are not only successful in sports and achieve extraordinary performances.
Title: Parallel lines
Director: Kerstin Stutterheim, Stephanie Farmer
Writer: Kerstin Stutterheim
Producer: Stephanie Farmer
United Kingdom, 2019, 57’
The Bridges International Film Festival of Peloponnese is awarded the EFFE Label which is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals showing their engagement in the arts, community involvement and international openness. The Bridges International Film Festival is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Prefecture of Peloponnese.
The 11th Bridges International Film Festival kicks off its online program, beginning December 11th and ending December 25th. On Christmas Day, December 25, the Festival will offer an all- day online screening of all short films. Also on Christmas Day, the Golden Pegasus Awards Ceremony will take place with a special artistic show, beginning at 8 PM, Greek time, airing live on Zoom and on the Bridges Festival Facebook page. The screening schedule of the films in a venue in the Corinthia area will be announced after the government's announcement of the protocols for social distancing due to Covid-19.
The program includes 90 feature and short films of different genres of recent production from all over the world in 12 categories of competition, the online premieres of the short film “Shared Balcony” by Fay Lellios and the feature film “Tenderness” by Panayiotis Karamitsos, the latest film by Yorgos Lanthimos “Nimic”, a script contest and the masterclass “Theatrical play versus movie screenplay“ by Agata Darlasi and Ioannis Tsechelidis. The half program of the Festival consists of films made by women directors or producers and offers balance and harmony to the ideas presented. The Festival program emphasizes climate change, human rights and the empowerment of minorities and women. The Inspire-TV® platform also provides a VOD service for the selected films after the end of the Festival.