MUM, I’M BACK
A woman returns, after 40 years, to the village where she was born. The cause is the death of her mother. She keeps an old photograph in her hands: a mother with her two sons. Arriving at the cemetery, she encounters the faces of all those she left behind.
Starring: Eva Koumarianou, Giannis Tsortekis, Thanassis Chalkias Writer – Director: Dimitris Katsimiris Cinematographer – Editor: Vasilis Stavropoulos Assistant Directors: Konstantina Giannothanasi, Genovefa Zagga ΑC: Kyriakos Gikas Make up Artist- Special effects: Elli Kriara Music: λΑΜΠΕΡΟύκ Sound: Konstantinos Papadopoulos Sound Design-Re-Recording Mixer: Saradis Rabias | Correct Creative Productions Executive Producer: Panos Katsimperis Backstage/Photos Backstage: Titika Κalimeri Producers Dimitris Katsimiris, Vasilis Stavropoulos, Kyriakos Gikas
Awards & Nominees
Best Narrative Short Film at 39th Brussels Independent Film Festival 2018 (Belgium) | Best Narrative Short Film at 4th Sydney World Film Fest 2017 (Australia) | Best Narrative Short Film at 6th La Guarimba Film Festival 2018 (Italy) | Best Foreign Super Short Award at 9th NYC Independent Film Festival 2018 (USA) | Best Script Award at 2nd Aswan Women Film Festival 2018 (Egypt) | Best Jury Award of the Month at Lake View International Film Festival 2017 (India) | Best Foreign LGBT Film at American Filmatic Arts Awards 2017 (NY,USA) | 2nd Place Best Short Film at the ARTINVITA – Festival Internazionale degli Abruzzi 2019 (Italy) | Special Jury Award 8th Balkan Film Food Festival 2018 (Albania) | Special Mention at 6th QUEER-Streifen Regensburg Festival 2017 (Germany) | Honorable Distinction at 7th Athens International Digital Film Festival AIDFF 2018 (Greece) | Honorable Mention at 2nd Piraeus Film Festival 2018 (Greece) | Honorable Mention at 2nd Select Respect Film Festival 2018 (Greece) | Finalist Best Human Rights Short Film at Sao Paolo Times Film Festival 2017 (Brazil) | Nomination for People’s Choice Award at 2nd Perth International Queer Film Festival 2017 (Australia) |
18th IISFF in Izmir 2017 (Turkey) | 15th Tirana International Film Festival 2017 (Albania) | 9th SESIFF of Seoul 2017 (South Korea) | 10th Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art 2017 (Ukraine) | 40th National Short Film Festival in Drama 2017 (Greece) | 24th Pride Pictures Queer Film Festival Karlsruhe 2017 (Germany) | 23th Athens International Film Festival 2017 (Greece) | 23th SPE Media Festival of Philadelphia 2018 (USA) | SHORT to the Point International Festival 2017 (Romania) | 19th Thessaloniki LGBT International Film Festival 2017 (Greece) | 7th Micro m Festival 2017 (15 cities) | 5th Chania Film Festival 2017 (Greece) | Bucharest CineFest Shortcut Festival 2017 (Romania) | 7th Stamped Pensacola LGBT Film Festival 2017 (Florida) | Feel the Reel International Film Festival of Glasgow 2017 (United Kingdom) | IndieFlicks Festival 2017 (Manchester, London & Sheffield) | 12th Pornfilmfestival of Berlin 2017 (Germany) | Nida Short Film Festival 2017 (Lithuania) | 8th OFFline Film Festival 2017 (Ireland) | 18th Kerry Film Festival (Ireland) | 9th Vox Feminae Film Festival 2017 (Croatia) | International Short Film Festival Kalmthout 2017 (Belgium) | 9th Alameda International Film Festival 2017 (USA) | 19th QCinema’s Annual LGBT International Film Festival 2017 (USA) | San Antonio Q Fest -The San Antonio LGBTQ International Film Festival 2017 (USA) | 5th PiGrecoZen FilmFest in Ancona 2017 (Italy) | 9th International Queer Film Festival Merlinka 2017 (Serbia) | 10th Amarcort Film Festival 2017 (Italy) | The Real Film Festival of Newcastle 2017 (UK) | 30th Image+Nation, Montreal’s LGBTQ Film Festival 2017 (Canada) | 10th Larissa International Film Festival 2017 (Greece) | 12th Lecce Film Fest 2017 (Italy) | 14th Akbank Short Film Festival of Instabul 2018 (Turkey) | 8th Philosophical Film Festival 2018 (Skopje) | 2nd Hacker Porn Film Festival in Rome 2018 (Italy) | 9th Austrian Independent Filmfestival 2018 | 11th Outview Film Festival 2018 (Greece) | 10th Sene Film Festival of Rhode Island 2018 (USA) | 6th International Changing Perspectives Film Festival 2018 (Turkey) | 19th cellu l’art Short Film Festival Jena 2018 (Germany) | 3rd Oxford International Film Festival 2018 (United Kingdom) | 13th TLVFest – The Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival 2018 (Israel) | 2nd London Cinematic International Film Festival (LOCIFF) 2018 (U.K) | 8th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film 2018 (India) | 14th OutfestPerú Film Festival LGBTI 2018 (Peru) | 13rd International Film Festival ASTO Patras 2018 (Greece) | 3rd Boston Short Film Festival 2018 (USA) | 15th San Francisco Greek Film Festival 2018 (USA) | 3rd Mednarodni Filmfest Kranjska Gora – KGIFF 2018 (Slovenia) | 4th Marmaris International Short Film Festival 2018 (Turkey) | 3rd Venice Film Week 2018 (Italy) | 3rd Toronto Arthouse Film Festival 2018 (Canada) | Amsterdam Independent Film Festival 2018 (Netherlands) |