The Summer with Carmen

Το καλοκαίρι της Κάρμεν

64th TIFF: Greek Premiere
At an Athenian queer beach, Demosthenes helps Niketas build a debut film inspired by a dog named Carmen. Past romances resurface when Demosthenes reconnects with his ex, Panos, who owns Carmen. The two friends question scriptwriting rules, seeking a hero’s journey while navigating their enduring bond.
Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Zacharias Mavroreidis
Script: Zacharias Mavroeidis, Xenofon Chalatsis
Cinematography: Theodoros Mihopoulos
Editing: Livia Neroutsopoulou
Sound: Stefanos Efthymiou
Music: Ted Regklis
Actors: Yorgos Tsiantoulas, Andreas Lampropoulos, Roubini Vasilakopoulou, Nikolas Mihas, Vasilis Tsigristaris
Production: Atalante S.A
Producers: Ioanna Bolomyti
Co-production: Argonauts S.A, ERT S.A, Athens Productions S.A., Be For Films | With the support of: Greek Film Center, EKOME SA
Co-producers: Giannis Karantanis, Zacharias Mavroeidis
Costumes: Katerina Zoura
Sets: Aliki Kouvaka
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2023
Duration: 106'
Distribution in Greece: Cinobo (Tasos Melemenidis,
Contact: Be For Films (Pamela Leu,
Agora Works in Progress 2022

Zacharias Mavroreidis

Zacharias Mavroeidis is a filmmaker with a diverse background in architecture, theater, scriptwriting, and filmmaking. He co-wrote The Summer with Carmen with Xenofondas Chalatsis, which won the top prize at Thessaloniki IFF’s Agora Works In Progress in 2022.


2011 The Guide
2018 Across her Body (doc)
2019 Defunct
2023 The Summer with Carmen