Orizzonti – Opening Film
Synopsis:

The film is a variation on the theme of a mysterious pandemic causing sudden amnesia in the population. Aris, a thirty-something loner, falls victim to an instant wave of collective memory loss affecting the city he lives in and finds himself enrolled in a program designed to help people recover from this condition.

About the director:

CHRISTOS NIKOU (Athens, Greece, 1984) is a Greek filmmaker and screenwriter presenting his directorial debut. In 2012 his short film KM was nominated in the Best Short Film category at the Stockholm Film Festival. In 2013 he was among the nominees in the Best Live-Action Short 15 Minutes and Under category at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, and won the Best Short Film Award that same year at the Motovun Film Festival, Croatia.