They Glow in the Dark, Panayotis Evangelidis, Greece, 2013, 69 min.
Film screening and discussion with director Panayotis Evangelidis
Panayotis Evangelidis was born in Athens. He is a graduate of the Law School, University of Athens, and works as a scriptwriter and translator (of Japanese, Spanish, English, and French). Evangelidis has published four works of fiction and co-written a number of scripts for films such as The Attack of the Giant Mousaka, Real Life, Strella (Official Selection, Berlinale Panorama 2009), and Xenia (Official selection, Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival 2014) with Panos Koutras, Fog under the Sun with Nikos Lyngouris, Ventilator with Dimitris Bitos. Evangelidis directed his first documentary film, Chip and Ovi, in 2008. Several other films followed, including The Life and Death of Celso Junior in 2010, They Glow in the Dark in 2012, and Pure Life in 2015.