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The Silence of the Dying Fish


On his way to work one morning, a fish-farm worker is told that he died the day before. Failing to prove that he is alive, he spends his last day securing caretakers for his beloved canaries.

Screens with Shorts Program 3

YEAR 2018

CATEGORY Shorts Program Films

COUNTRY Greece/France

RUN TIME 20 min


SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

EMAIL judith@shortcuts.pro


Co Producer

Artist Bio

Vasilis Kekatos

Vasilis Kekatos was one of the winners of Sundance Ignite x Adobe Project 1324 Short Film Challenge 2016, with Zero Star Hotel. He participated in Euro Connection in Clermont-Ferrand ISFF, with the script of his short The Silence of the Dying Fish. The film had its world premiere in the 2018 Festival del film Locarno and its North American premiere in the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Vasilis is currently working on his first feature.