The Distance Between Us and the Sky

Directed by

Vasilis Kekatos


At night, two strangers met each other for the first time, in a lost gas station. 
While the first refuels, the second needs some money to get back home. 
The two men will bargain the price of what separates them from an affair. 


Nikolakis Zeginoglou
Ioko Ioannis Kotidis


Director of photography - Giorgios Valsamis
Editor - Stamos Dimitropoulos
Sound - Yannis Antypas
             Persefoni Miliou
             Valia Tserou


9 minutes


Festival de Cannes 2019 - Palme d'or and Queer Palm

Melbourne Film Festival 2019

Uppsala Film Festival 2019

Festival international des films court de Sao Paulo 2019

Sarajevo Film Festival 2019

DC Shorts Film Festival 2019

Best of International Short Films Festival 2019

Festival Independiente de La Plata Festifreak 2019

Telluride Film Festival 2019

Pink Screens Brussels 2019

Bilbao Zinebi 2019

Philadelphia Film Festival 2019

Denver Film Festival 2019

Bucharest IEFF 2019

Festival du Film Court de Villeurbanne 2019 - Prix d'interprétation

PÖFF Shorts 2019


Tous Courts Film Festival 2019

Drama 2019 - Best Direction Award, Best Actor & Special Mention

Kufstein Kurzfilmfestival 2019

Sydney Queer Screen Film Fest 2019

Queer Film Festival Hannover 2019

Reykjavík International Film Festival 2019

UK Film Festival London 2019

Calcuta International LGBT Film Festival 2019

Verin International Film Festival 2019

London Film Week 2019

Leuven International Shorftilm Festival 2019

Kaohsiung Short Film Festival 2019 - Special Mention

Queer film festival of Munich 2019

Hellas Filmbox Berlin 2020

Festival des images aux mots 2020

Un poing c’est court 2020

Flickerfest Festival 2020 - Best Rainbow Short Award

Rencontres du cinéma européen à Vannes 2020

Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand 2020

Riga Shortfilm Festival 2020

Human Vision Film Festival 2020

Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival 2020

PINX Festival 2020

Leeds Queer Film Festival 2020

Festival du Court Métrage au Saguenay 2020

Pink Apple Film Festival 2020

Kashish Mumbai International Queer Festival 2020

Fire!! Barcelona Film Festival 2020

Palm Springs International ShortFest 2020

Mediterranean Film Festival in Split 2020

Filmets Badalona Film Festival 2020

Kashish Mumbai Queer Film Festival 2020

Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México 2020

Helsinki International Film Festival 2020

Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2020

Social World Film Festival 2020

Leiden Short Film Experience 2020

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2020 - Honorable mention

Sicilia Queer filmfest 2020

Queer Wave 2020 - Best short Film

Houston Greek Film Festival 2020 - Jury Award

San Francisco Greek Film Festival 2020

Alcine 2020

Festival Séquence Court-Métrage 2020

Seattle Queer Film Festival 2020

Festival du court métrage d’Auch 2020

Drim Short Film Festival 2020

EUNIC In Short Film Festival 2020


Psarokokalo ISFF 2021