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TRIGGER was created by Yorgo Glynatsis, directed by Chloe Potamiti and Yorgo Glynatsis and produced by Eleni Savva.  The film won the award for Best International Film at the Fuse International Film Festival in Kingston (UK) and was selected in International LGBTQI+ Festivals such as Pride Pictures ( Germany), Queer International Film Festival Playa de Carmen ( Mexico), Gay Binge Film Festival (USA), The South London Film Festival: Pride showcase (UK), Queerbee Festival ( UK). Recently, London Friend organised a special screening and Q&A of TRIGGER in collaboration with SURVIVORS UK at the LGBTQ+ community centre in London. The film is distributed worldwide by Gonella Productions and is available on Amazon Prime UK and US as part of "These Untold Secrets", a compilation of 5 powerful and impactful lgbtqi+ short films.

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Type: Short Film
Genre: Drama, LGBTQIA+
Production Company: N/A

Length: 10 min30
Language: English, French, Farsi (Subtitl
es in English,French, Spanish)
Production Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2022
Directors: Yorgo Glynatsis and Chloe Potamiti

Producers: Eleni Savva assisted by Yorgo Glynatsis

Cast: Yorgo Glynatsis, Robby Khela, Tom Pitiris, Sarah Griffin, Reza Diako, Tania Pieri.


Festival & Awards

Winner - Best International Short Film Fuse International Film Festival Kingston Upon Thames ( United Kingdom/2022)

Official Selection- Raindance Open Shorts Night ( United Kingdom/2023)

Official Selection- Brussels Underground Film Festival Queer Mais Trash ( Belgium/2023)

Official Selection-Pride Pictures ( Germany/2022)

Official Selection- Queerbee LGBT Film Festival ( United Kingdom/ 2022).

Official Selection- Gay Binge Film Festival ( USA/2022)

Official Selection- International Queer Film Festival Playa de Carmen ( Mexico/2022)

Official Selection- South London Film Festival: Pride Showcase ( United Kingdom/2022).

Anthony, a twenty-nine-year-old mixed European actor and cabin crew member, auditions for the reality TV show ‘Dream Island.’ The casting director immediately asks stereotyping questions, about his sexual orientation and consequently his taste in men. The questions become darker and more disturbing, triggering a memory of a London house party, and a traumatic event in his life.


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