Pigeons Are Dying, When the City Is on Fire

Pigeons Are Dying, When The City Is On Fire

Best Short Fiction Stavros Markoulakis Greece, Fiction, 21'00''

On the warmest day of the year, two boys meet. A few hours later a pigeon gets trapped with them. During this heatwave, all creatures dream of escaping from the city that's burning. 

Pigeons Are  Dying, When The City Is On Fire
Film block: FICTION / IT’S SO HOT!
Palace of Culture Pernik, Hall 1
  • Language
  • Country Greece
  • Genre Fiction
  • Cinematographer Konstantinos Koukoulios
  • Scriptwriter Stavros Markoulakis
  • Producer Nikos Smpiliris, Iraklis Mavroidis
  • Music Marilena Orfanou
  • Editor Smaro Papaevangelou
  • Cast Angelo Diamantis, Thanos Koniaris
  • Year of creation 2023
  • Duration 21'00''
Stavros Markoulakis
Director Stavros Markoulakis

Stavros Markoulakis is a writer/director and film programmer (Locarno Industry Academy & Sarajevo Talents Alumnus). His films, balancing between the real and the imaginary, aim to research the state of belonging, the different ways of perceiving time and reality, as well as the human relationships and non-human connections in our universe. His sophomore film, "Pigeons are Dying, When the City is on Fire", premiered at Sarajevo FF and screened at Clermont-Ferrand ISF. He is currently developing his debut feature "Sunbruise".

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