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The Man Who Fed His Shadow

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Short film from Greece, 18 minutes
Greek with English subtitles

Screens Friday, February 27, 2015
Screening Block 2: 4pm-7:15pm

Directed by Mario Garefo
Produced by Filiki Eteria
Contact mgarefos@hotmail.com
Website https://www.facebook.com/TheManWhoFedHisShadow

A man intrudes into rich people’s dinners claiming that he can collect the food from their table and feed his shadow which, curiously enough, is a female figure.

About the Director

Athens Greece based Mario Garefo directed and wrote The Man Who Fed His Shadow. The film has been selected for over 100 festivals, where it has won 22 Awards and BAFTA eligibility. Garefo has directed two other films (Filexenia in 2004 and Difficult Loves in 2007) and has written a novel, The Unvaccinated.

Awards

2013 Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil) – Best Screenplay
2013 Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil) – Best Actor
2013 Cluj International Film Festival – Special Jury Mention
2013 Tourfilm Festival Lecce (Italy) – Grand Prix ITALIA
2013 Athens International Digital Film Festival (Greece) – Best Actress
2013 Athens International Digital Film Festival (Greece) – Best Music
2013 Ferfilm Festival (Kosovo) – Special Mention
2013 Ioanian Film Festival (Greece) – Best Cinematography
2013 Museo del Cine (Argentina) – Mención Especial Del Jurado
2013 IAFOR Open Film Competition (Japan) Best Fiction
2013 IAFOR Open Film Competition (Japan) – Grand Prize
2015 Beinten International Film Festival (Russia) – Best Movie
2015 Nevada Film Festival – Best Foreign Film

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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