At the 41st Clermont-Ferrand FF, the biggest Short Film Festival, the film “Patision Avenue” (Leoforos Patision) by Thanasis Neofotistos won 3 prizes: the best film prize by Canal+ (PrixCanal+), the Special Jury Prize and a nomination for the European Film Awards while at the same time the film received excellent reviews and charmed the audience!
It’s also worth mentioning that the festival received 9.238 submissions for 2019, while official selections were only 78! Among these exceptional film, competition was great, giving the prizes even greater value.
“Patision Avenue”, the demanding long-take shot in the center of Athens, about a woman who faces the biggest dilemmas of her life, continues steadily the excellent performance after its world premiere in 75th Mostra of Venice and with already 18 official selections and 5 big prizes from International Festivals!
Next stop of the film is the prestigious Short Film Festival of Tampere (49th Tampere IFF) and the Dresden International Film Festival (31st Dresden IFF)!