Friday, May 11, 2012
Greek Cinema Abroad
San Francisco Film Festival
9th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival
is already under way, until May 13, with screenings of eighteen 2012 Greek films.
For the first time this year, the festival introduces two People’s Choice Awards, for short and feature film categories, to be announced on the final day.
The festival’s closing night is dedicated to
the recently departed Greek actor Thanassis Veggos
. Two of Veggos’ classics will be screened, while a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to a member of his family, who will join the ceremony.
Berlin Greek Film Screenings
Screenings for the
Berlin New Greek Cinema Festival
, organized by the
Berlin branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Greek Film Centre
, continue until May 30. A total of thirteen Greek movies, produced from 2009 to 2012 will be screened at the German capital’s Arsenal cinema. The festival opened on the weekend of May 4-5, with director
presenting his award-winning films
, while, on May 10,
joined the Festival for the official German release of internationally acclaimed
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