The student

O fititis

In November 1973, there was a 3 days demonstration against the Greek Dictatorship at the Polytechnic University of Athens. It all ended with the military being involved by breaking down the gate of the University. We follow the final minutes of the crew in the armored tank that broke into the University, ending the uprising against the regime.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Vassilis Kalamakis
Script: Vassilis Kalamakis
Cinematography: Giannis Simos
Editing: Yorgos Ktistakis
Sound: Christos Papadopoulos
Actors: Yorgos Pyrpassopoulos, Yorgos Makris, Dimitris Kapetanakos
Production: Grumpy Gorilla Films
Producers: Thanos Tsavlis
Sets: Rodger Fisher
Format: DCP
Color: B/W
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 9'
Contact: Grumpy Gorilla Films,

Vassilis Kalamakis

Born in Piraeus in 1976, Vasilios studied Film and TV directing at the private college IEK AKMI Athens, from 2008 to 2010. In 2011 he received a Bachelor degree in Film and TV Directing from the AMC college in collaboration with Queen Margaret University of Eninburgh.


2010 The caller (short)
2011 Cutdamn! (short)
2013 Driving lessons (short)
2021 The student (short)