Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival

Angelos at Christmas


Country of Origin: Greece

It is Christmas Eve. While his friends are in his house preparing a Christmas party, Angelos is in the streets of Athens for some last-minute shopping.
When a group of children enter a bookstore to sing Christmas carols, Angelos is intrigued by one of them. He attempts to convince the little boy to go with him in his car. The boy, Agim, decides to follow the stranger. The child seems to be escaping his own dark reality.
As the sun sets, the boy falls asleep, the car slides toward the woods, Angelos drives to a mysterious destination.


Fotis Zampetakis

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Fotis Zampetakis was born in Athens, Greece. He earned a BA in communication studies from Coventry University and an MA in film studies from the University of East Anglia. He has worked as an assistant director in feature films and documentaries. His script “Ursus the Invincible” was awarded a Special Mention in the Short Film Script Lab organized by the Greek Film Center and Creative Europe Media in 2016. “Angelos at Christmas” is his first short film. He currently lives in Madrid