FILM


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WHAT'S ON

As part of the wider Greece-France: Cinema Meetings initiative organized by the Greek Film Archive and the French Institute in Athens to mark the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution, the Greek Film Archive’s open-air theater will screen seven French films.


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WHAT'S ON

The Anesis summer cinema will screen every IRIS nominated movie in the run-up to awards ceremony, allowing film buffs to experience the films in their natural setting, the silver screen.

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ECONOMY

Large foreign production companies are increasingly choosing to shoot movies, TV series, adverts and documentaries in this country, drawn by its natural beauty, the climate and the light, as well as its rich cultural heritage and monuments – to say nothing of the reformed framework of incentives for such activities.

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WHAT'S ON

The 13th edition of the Psarokokalo short film festival opens at the Trianon open-air cinema on May 27. Bringing together more than 100 entries from 41 countries, the event spans different genres (animation, documentary), styles and themes (environment, architecture etc), and presents up-and-coming artists alongside established names. The opening film is Pedro Almodovar’s “The Human […]


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CULTURE

Greece’s open-air cinemas got off to a good start after the lockdown last Friday, reopening with relatively strong box-office sales despite some stiff TV competition over the weekend – a soccer cup final and the Eurovision song contest.

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CULTURE

People watch a movie at an open-air cinema in the central Athens district of Thiseio late on Friday, with the Acropolis visible in the background.

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WHAT'S ON

The Italian Embassy in Greece, the Italian Educational Institute of Athens and in cooperation with the Italo-Hellenic Cultural Association of Leros (AIAL) have organized online screenings of five Italian feature films as part of the Italian Online Film Fest.




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WHAT'S ON

To celebrate International Earth Day on April 22, the Canadian Institute in Greece, the Hellenic Film Academy and Anemon Productions will be screening “Dolphin Man,” an award-winning documentary by Lefteris Charitos tracing the life of Jacques Mayol.

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WHAT'S ON

Scheduled to coincide with the anniversary of the April 21, 1967 military coup, the Greek Film Archive is holding a series of online screening titled “Memories of the Dictatorship.”