Tag Archives: Documentary

Byzantine Monuments – Bucharest

HFC–Bucharest participates in the Night of Cultural Institutes in Bucharest – a EUNIC event – with the exhibition “Early Christian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki” and the documentary “The Return.”
June 19 – July 3, 2015
Spaţiul Public European
Str. Vasile Lascăr, nr. 31

The documentary “The Return,” is directed by Giorgos Skantalari and produced by Desproduction and the Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki, 2014.

The exhibition of the early Christian and Byzantine monuments of Thessaloniki is presented with the support of the European Commission in Bucharest and at the initiative of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Odessa. The exhibition is presented in digital format with explanatory texts, featuring the fifteen monuments of Thessaloniki which are listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites:

– Monuments of the Early Christian period (4th to 6th century).

– Monuments of the dark centuries of the Middle Byzantine period (7th-13th century).

– Monuments of the Late Byzantine period (1204-1453).

Production: Hellenic Foundation for Culture – Odessa
Text: Dr. Flora Karagiannis, archaeologist
Photographs: Ministry of Culture and Tourism – Archive of the 9th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, Flora Karagiannis, Sofronis Paradeisopoulos, Sotiris Haidemenos; Art direction and graphic design: Christina Pavlidou, Akron Aoton.

Archaeology Documentary Festival

HFC-Belgrade is representing Greece at the 16th Festival of Archaeology Documentaries with the film Knossos, the Labyrinth of Myth, which focuses on Evans and his excavation of Knossos. The festival runs March 19-25 at the National Museum in Belgrade, and you can see the Greek film on Sunday March 22, 20:00 in the Frescoes Gallery.

Photo: Sir Arthur Evans, Theodore Fyfe, Duncan Mackenzie at Knossos, 1900. From the Arthur Evans archive at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.