The Bet

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24th TDF: World Premiere

2021: Quarantine and distance learning. The camera follows students and teachers, recording how this unprecedented experience formed their relationships, on- and off-screen. Confidence in an “open” school allows the camera lens to reveal emotions, difficulties, and impasses. Τhe viewer will decide who finally wins: physical presence or e-learning?

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Maria Leonida
Script: Maria Leonida
Cinematography: Christoforos Georgoutsos
Editing: Aliki Panagi
Sound: Aris Pavlidis
Music: Christos Parapagidis
Production: Maria Leonida
Producers: Maria Leonida, Yannis Ladas
Co-production: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, Greek Film Centre
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 90΄
Contact: Karpos – Center for Education and Intercultural Communication (Maria Leonida,

Maria Leonida


1996 One Man Show (short)
1998 Tough Pose
2001 Family Patterns
2003 Refugees, an Endless Journey
2004 Adriana in Athens (short)
2006 Scarecrows
2008 My First Time
2010 I’ll Do my Best (short)
2011 Nothing Goes Wasted
2012 My Lighthouse (short)
2016 Fragile (short)
2019 Portrait day
2021 The Bet