Images of Diversity

Art4more focuses on various representations of diversity in films, plays and plastic art, as viewed through the camera, body movement and works of artists from home and abroad, as well as on the scientific application of art as a means of psychotherapy.

Original film works were selected via the festival’s international competition sections as well as from award-winning collections of two festivals from abroad supporting ‘Art4More’: ‘Rendezvous with Madness’ International Film Festival (Canada) and ‘Corto Del Med’ International Alternative Mediterranean Festival (France).

Participating Visual Artists: Yannis Stefanakis(empsychomenoi tables), Michalis Asthenidis(Photograph), Royal Koskiniotoy (DrawingEvdokia Mpartseli (Drawing) Giorgos Manoysos(Drawing) Banik Chobsepian (Drawing) NikosSelelis (Drawing) Spyros Mpeis (DrawingCanuto Kallan (Drawing) D.Kritsotakis (DrawingEleftherios Arelis (Drawing) Kogka Anthoula Manthoy Berinia (Installation) Vasso Fenekoy(Manufactures).

Participating film directors: . idaggeloy, T.Grant,J. Rembauville, N. BiancoLevrin, Juan de DiosMarfilAtienza, Guy BenShitrit, Rowan Gray,Michal Zabka, Sarah Srage, Yann Jouette,Entire Frantzis, Costas Gialloyridis, Shen Chi,Marianna Butler, Eva Stefani, Chadi Aoun,Steve Woods, Balint Tusor, A. Papadaniil, P.Mantoybaloy, M. Valin, M. Monescillo, D.Priego, N. Pawlowski, Rod March, KristjanHolm, Chadi Aoun, A. Sandalis Mr egaitas F. Short, B.Kontakoy, J. Amitay, P. Psyllakis,David Illundai, Viktoria Bellopoyloy, Sherif ElMorsy, Ambers Poirazogloy.

Program and Exhibition Curation: Maritina Kontaratou, Culture Department, K.S.D.E.O. EDRA

Animation I: Diversity and Uniformity: A variety of styles and techniques are employed in these short films exploring forms of diversity through animated films and depicting human struggle to break free from social conventions and uniformity.

Animation II: ‘Anima’ Just Like ‘Soul’: This is an imaginative collection of motion pictures, each one representing a human emotion.

Fiction Shorts: This series of short films tells of a fictional world as captured through the camera of directors from home and abroad.

Video Art & Dance: These animated engravings by artist, Yianni Stefanakis, show how body image functions when put to clinical use, as a psychotherapy tool or a means of liberation.

Special Interest Films and Documentaries: Mental disorders and related topics are vividly depicted in this mental health and art themed collection of films, documentaries and visualized essays.

Tribute to ‘Rendezvous with Madness’ International Film Festival: ‘Rendezvous with Madness’ International Film Festival is the first and longest running (for seventeen years now) festival showcasing cinematic representations of mental health, addiction and recovery. The festival showcases independent filmmakers from all over the globe.

Elsewhere, 4’ (FR) 2008 Julie Rembauville and Nicolas Bianco-Levrin – Prototypes productions.

Homeland, 6’ (SP/CZ) 2009 Σκηνοθεσία: Juan de Dios Marfil-Atienza – Παραγωγή: Hanka Trestíková

Hey, 4’ (Israel) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Guy Ben-Shitrit

Umbilical, 4’ (UK) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Rowan Gray

MRS. G/PANÍ, 12´ (CΖ) 2007 Σκηνοθεσία: Michal Zabka, Παραγωγή: Anifilm Tomas Rychecky

Wara, 3’ (Lebanon) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Sarah Stage, Παραγωγή: ALBA

Berni’s Doll, 11’ (FR) 2007 Σκηνοθεσία: Yann Jouette – Παραγωγή: Dummy Productions

Rascal’s Street, 3’ (SP) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Marcos Valín, María Monescillo and David Priego. 1812

The Crack, 9’ (FR) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Nicolas Pawlowski – Je suis bien Content productions

Tin Can Heart 7’ (Australia) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Rod March, Παραγωγή: Karel Segers.

Small House, 6’ (Estonian) 2008 Σκηνοθεσία: Kristjan Holm Παραγωγή: Estonian Academy of Arts

The Kiss, 5’ (Lebanon) 2005 Σκηνοθεσία: Chadi Aoun

Incongruous Tendency, 4’ (GR) 2006 Σκηνοθεσία: Αργύρης Σανδάλης – Κώστας ∆εγαΐτας – Φρύνη Κόντη, Παραγωγή: Track 7 music

What’s Eating Dimitri? 57’ (GR) Σκηνοθεσία: ΒΑΛΕΡΥ ΚΟΝΤΑΚΟΥ, ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΜΙΣΣΟΥΡΙ∆ΗΣ 2006

FLIGHT FROM DARKNESS 52’ (CA) Σκηνοθεσία: TREVOR GRANT 2007

ΟΗ ΜΕ 2 20’ (CA) Jonathan Amitay

Hear Me 52’ (GR) Σκηνοθεσία: ΜΑΡΙΑΝΝΑ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΟΥ 2008

The Man Who Disturbed the Universe 52’ (GR) Σκηνοθεσία: ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ ΨΥΛΛΑΚΗΣ 2000

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