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Director
Athina Rachel Tsangari

Filmography
1994 Fit (short)
2001 The Slow Business of Going
2007 2 by Dimitris Papaioannou (screen adaptation)
2009 Reflections (animation)
2010 Attenberg
2012 The Capsule

Biography
Athina Rachel Tsangari works as a filmmaker and projection designer in her native Greece and the US. Her graduation thesis at the University of Texas at Austin, The Slow Business of Going, a low-fi sci-fi road movie, traveled the world to critical acclaim, and was acquired by MoMA for its permanent film collection. She designed the video projections for the 2004 Olympics Opening Ceremony, and the celebrated large-scale, live projections for the opening of the Bernard Tschumi-designed Acropolis Museum (2009). Her second feature Attenbergpremiered in competition at the 2010 Venice IFF, where it won the Coppa Volpi Award for its lead, Ariane Labed, and went on to win 13 more awards at festivals worldwide. It was Greece’s Best Foreign Language Film submission to the 2011 Academy Awards. Her up-coming feature Duncharonwas awarded the Arte France Cinema Award for best project at the IFF Rotterdam CineMart 2012.

Main Program

The Capsule / Athina Rachel Tsangari

Seven young women. A mansion perched on a Cycladic rock. A series of lessons on discipline, desire, discovery, and disappearance. A melancholy, inescapable cycle on the brink of womanhood – infinitely.


Director:Athina Rachel Tsangari
Script:Athina Rachel Tsangari, Aleksandra Waliszewska
Cinematography:Thymios Bakatakis
Editing:Matt Johnson
Sound:Leandros Dounis
Art Direction:Athina Rachel Tsangari
Costumes:Sandra Backlund, Bordelle, Ying Gao, Cat Potter, Isabelle Vigier, Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Vassilia Rozana
Make up:Evi Zafiropoulou
With:Ariane Labed, Clémence Poésy, Isolda Dychauk, Evangelia Randou, Aurora Marion, Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Sofia Dona
World Sales:The Match Factory GmbH, Germany Michael Weber T. +49 221 539 709-0 F. +49 221 539 709-10 info@matchfactory.de www.the-match-factory.com
Producer:Maria Hatzakou, Kyriacos Karseras, Athina Rachel Tsangari
Production:Haos Film T. +30 210 322 2466 info@haosfilm.com www.haosfilm.com, www.thecapsule.info commissioned by The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art for the DesteFashionCollection 2012
Production Country:Greece
Format:HDCAM Color
Duration:35'
Production Year:2012
Executive Producer: Dakis Joannou
Screening Schedule
TONIA MARKETAKI:Wednesday, November 07, 2012 - 22:00 | ID:536
TONIA MARKETAKI:Thursday, November 08, 2012 - 17:00 | ID:634
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