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6th Silent Film Festival of Odessa

HFC–Odessa participates in the 6th Silent Film Festival of Odessa, with the screening of the Greek film Social Decay, by Stelios Tatasopoulos, from 1932. The screening will be accompanied by live music performed by Yuri Kouznetsov.

22-23 August.

Historical Context
In 1932 Tatasopoulos made Social Decay, a film that heralded the era of neo-realism and the first film in Greece to attempt social criticism in a realistic setting ,within the framework of the working class at a time of severe censorship. Continue reading 6th Silent Film Festival of Odessa

George Iordanidis Tribute

HFC–Alexandria invites you to a George Iordanidis tribute, organized in cooperation with the Greek Cultural Center in Cairo and the Greek Community in Cairo.
George Iordanides was a Greek-Egyptian comedic actor and director who worked and was greatly loved in both of his homelands. The tribute will feature a documentary about his life and work.
The tribute will be presented in Alexandria at the Hellenic Foundation for Culture (18 Sidi El Metwally str.- Attarin) on Thursday 19th of March at 19.00.
You will also be able to catch it in Cairo on Sunday 22nd of March 2015 at 19:00, in the Association of Hellene Graduates of Abet School (15 Emad El Din str., 1st floor).

Celebrating Theo Angelopoulos – Berlin

HFC–Berlin invites you to a series events to mark the third anniversary of the death of director Theodoros Angelopoulos:

February 12, 18:00-21:00: Opening of the photo show “People and Places,” photographs by Nelly Tragousti shot on the set of Angelopoulos’ last movie “Dust of Time.”

Also on February 12, 19:30: We show the documentary “Theo Angelopoulos turns the Dust of Time,” by Nikos Ligouris
This documentary by award-winning Nick Ligouris records, in the style of a diary, the shooting of Angelopoulos’ last film in Berlin. Angelopoulos talks about his artistic beliefs and the way of his work and takes stock of his creative process.

Monday, February 23, 2015, 19:00: “The trilogies of Theo Angelopoulos,” a talk by Peter Markaris. The writer, screenwriter and translator of German literature in Greek, Peter Markaris, was a close collaborator of Theo Angelopoulos (in German).