Don't Miss A BLAST in the Competition Programme

A BLAST will be screened tonight at the National Theatre. A BLAST is a feature film by the Greek director Syllas Tzoumerkas and it is in competition in our Competition Programme - Features.

The film tells the story of Maria who is running away on the highway. She is alone in her roaring SUV. Behind her, fire and a case full of money. In front of her, the hopeless vastness of the highway. Just a day earlier she was a caring mother, a loving wife, a responsible daughter. Today she is a fugitive, determined to sweep away everything she has ever cared for.

The director Syllas Tzoumerkas was born in 1978 in Thessaloniki. He studied theatre and film directing and acting in Athens, Utrecht and New York. For this film, Tzoumerkas won an award at the CineLink co-production market in 2012.

The screening will take place at 22:30.

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