Alice and the Mayor (Alice et le maire) will open the 2019 AFI European Union Film Showcase, highlighting 46 films representing all 28 EU member states.
NAME OF FILM: PAUSE (PAFSI)
DIRECTOR(S): Tonia Mishiali
STARRING: Stella Fyrogeni, Andreas Vasileiou, Popi Avraam
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Elpida has spent her life enduring an oppressive marriage. When a doctor’s visit reveals that menopause is fast approaching, Elpida finds herself forced to confront the reality of her situation. Can she break free from the only life she has ever known in order to pursue her deep desire for love and affection? Feeling both trapped and desperate to explore an untapped side of herself, Elpida begins to seek refuge in a fantasy world of vindictive violence. Soon, reality and fantasy start to blur.
Over 11 days, the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival will present 31 feature length films plus 98 short films, including an array of music videos, virtual reality and episodic pilots.
More than 40 films will compete in the three feature film juried competitions at the 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival for $30,000 in cash prizes.
The 34th Edition of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival taking place from January 30 to February 9, 2019, will feature 63 world premieres and 59 U.S. premieres from 48 countries.