HOLY EMY by Araceli Lemos - First Cut Lab

First Cut+ Trieste 2021

HOLY EMY (2020)

Agia Emi

Director: Araceli Lemos
roductor: Konstantinos Vassilaros – UTOPIE FILMS
Production: Greece
World Premiere: Locarno 2021 – Cineasti Presenti

After their mother returns to the Philippines, sisters Emy and Teresa live within their tight-knit Filipino Catholic community in the port city of Athens. But when Teresa gets pregnant, Emy is increasingly drawn to other, more mysterious forces that live within her.


Director: Araceli Lemos
Writers: Araceli Lemos, Giulia Caruso
Producers: Konstantinos Vassilaros

Cast: Abigael Loma, Hasmine Kilip, Eirini Inglesi

Length: 111 min