KALTRINA is a thriller drama, centered around the recognition scene between Kaltrina, a nurse from Kosovo who lives and works in NY, and a stranger who broke into her apartment. The film is concerned with the ethics around organ transplant and the human organ trafficking market that profits from it. It is also about each individual's responsibility/opportunity to question who is benefiting from their work and act on it.
KALTRINA is Evi Stamatiou's first work on film.
KALTRINA was released on the 21st of May 2017 at New World Cinemas Marche du Film, Cannes Film Festival 2017. KALTRINA is an Official Selection at Europa Film Festival 2018 and Five Continents International Film Festival 2018.
KALTRINA is a Gold winner at International Independent Film Awards Winter 2017 for Narrative Short and Actress in a Leading Role (Evi Stamatiou). It is a finalist at Oniros Film Awards 2018 for the Best Voice Over award (Evi Stamatiou).
Writer/Director: Evi Stamatiou
Cast: Evi Stamatiou, Alkis Sarantinos, Ahmet Demirer, Zuber Memon, Harry Timms
Camera operators: Zuber Memon and Harry Timms
Sound operator: Cara Perlman
Make-up artist: Cara Perlman
Editors: Moebius Simmons and Evi Stamatiou
Colourist: Ryan Lee
Produced by Hugo Teugels and Evi Stamatiou, TVP Services