Black Stone

Black Stone

63rd TIFF: World Premiere

While filming absent civil servants, a documentary crew stumbles upon Haroula, a desperate, overprotective Greek mother in search of her son. But when he is accused of fraud, Haroula sets out with her other, disabled son and a Greek-African taxi driver to bring him back home where he belongs. Even if this means discovering who her son really is.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Spiros Jacovides
Script: Ziad Semaan, Spiros Jacovides
Cinematography: Andre Lascaris
Editing: Ioanna Pogiantzi
Sound: Nikos Exarchos
Actors: Eleni Kokkidou, Julio George Katsis, Achilleas Chariskos, Kevin Zans Ansong
Production: Steficon
Producers: Maria Kontogianni
Co-production: Greek Film Center, EKOME SA, ERT S.A, Angry Intern Films
Costumes: Maria Karathanou
Sets: Dimitra Panagiotopoulou
Make Up: Alexandra Myta
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 87΄
Contact: Steficon (Maria Kontogianni,

Spyros Jacovides

Spiros Jacovides was born in London and studied Directing at Stavrakou College. He completed his Film Studies at the London College of Printing. In 1998, he became a guest student of the University of Berlin, DFFB. He has written and directed three short films. Black Stone is his first feature film.


2004 The Soul of Damon Ploumis (short)
2008 The Bear and the Rabbit (short)
2009 Dr. Mori’s Teleshopping (short)
2022 Black Stone