The Distance Between Us and the Sky

23. Sep, 17:00Kellerkino

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Vasilis Kekatos


9 min


OV Greek, English




Nikos Zeginoglou, Ιοko Ioannis Kotidis


Greece, France




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Night, national road. Two strangers meet for the first time at an old gas station. One has stopped to gas up his bike, while the other is just stranded. Lacking the 22.50€ he needs to get home, he will try to sell him the distance that separates them from the sky.

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Vasilis Kekatos (1991) is a writer, director and graduate student of Brunel University’s School of Arts, in London. In 2016, he won Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Short Film Challenge for young filmmakers and received a mentorship from Sundance Institute, with his short Zero Star Hotel. With his films The Silence of the Dying Fish (2018) and The Distance Between Us and the Sky (2019) he has participated and awarded in many prestigious film festivals, such as Locarno, Sundance, Sarajevo, Tallinn Black Nights, Palm Springs, Clermont-Ferrand and Telluride, while he recently won the Palme d’or and the Queer Palm for best short film in the 72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival.

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