Memoir of a Veering Storm

What happens to roe deer during their reproductive period? What does a young female body feel during and after an abortion? Can a cyclone break out only in our unconscious? It is a morning in September. A storm is about to break. Α mother drives a girl to school in the morning and picks up a woman at the end of the school day. Anna, a fifteen-year-old girl sneaks out of school, and with the help of her boyfriend, they visit a hospital. There, she has to face an event that will jolt her into adulthood.

Director Biography

Sofia Georgovassili is an awarded actress and filmmaker based in Athens, Greece. She is an Artworks fellow, 2020. Her lead part in Mavro Livadi by Vardis Marinakis, won her the best actress award at Seville European FF and Variety named her performance ‘remarkable as a first time thesp”. She is the supporting actress in Christos Nikou ‘Apples’ the Greek nomination for Oscars 2021. The movie opened Orizzonti section at Venice IFF 2020. Her first short film as a director, Preparation, had its world premiere in the section Short Cuts at Toronto International Film Festival, 2017. She travelled to many festivals worldwide and won numerous awards. Human condition and coming-of-age ground are at the heart of her films. She is now at the pre-production of her first feature film under the title Mignon, a trilateral co-production between Greece, Romania and France and for which she won ARTEKino International Prize at CineLink - Sarajevo FF. Mignon is also a Cinereach grantee, 2020.


Sofia Georgovassili


Dutch premiere




Modern Greek (1453-)







Under My Skin

Friday, 10 June 16:15 - 17:45 / Kijkhuis 1
90 min.
Saturday, 11 June 22:15 - 23:45 / Kijkhuis 1
90 min.

Also in this session

1. Eyes and Horns
Chaerin Im, 6 min.
2. Cicada
Daewoen Yoon, 17 min.
3. Sauna
Anna Lena Spring, Lara Perren, 4
4. Memoir of a Veering Storm
Sofia Georgovassili, 14
5. Downfall
Rona Fayad, 3
6. La Fée des Roberts
Léahn Vivier-Chapas, 14 min.
7. Becoming Male in the Middle Ages
Isadora Neves Marques, 22 min.