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Little England

by Pantelis Voulgaris

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

Ioanna Karystiani’s award-winning novel is brought to vivid life in this enthralling drama of passion, family, and loss. Set on the island of Andros in the 1930s and 40s, it is the story of two sisters who spend their lives in love with the same man. Impeccably acted and filmed in the actual homes of the island’s shipping families, the film pays tribute to the incredibly strong women who sustained their families while their husbands went off to sea. The film won six 2014 Hellenic Film Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

STRATOS

by Yannis Economides

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

A hired killer seeks redemption in a desolate world that has lost its values.
Vangelis Mourikis was named Best Actor of the year by the Hellenic Film Academy for his performance in this stylish film noir.

AT HOME

by Athanasios Karanikolas

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

A devoted housekeeper who sees herself as a member of the family she has served for many years is forced to acknowledge her true status within the family. Maria Kallimani was named Best Actress of the year by the Hellenic Film Academy for her performance in this stunning social drama.

LOVESTRUCK

by Thodoris Atheridis

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

Two days before his wedding, a firefighter must contend with the ghost of a former girlfriend who is determined to stop the marriage from taking place. This bittersweet romantic comedy won the OTE TV Audience Award for Best Picture this year.

FOREVER

by Margarita Manda

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

Using stunning cinematography and minimal dialogue, this heartfelt romantic drama tells the story of two lonely people trying to forge a relationship.

A FAMILY AFFAIR

by Angeliki Aristomenopoulou

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

Three generations of the famed Xylouris family travel the world, upholding their sacred bond to the musical tradition of Crete. Winner Best Documentary, Hellenic Film Academy 2015.

BENEATH THE OLIVE TREE

by Stavroula Toska

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

Women tell their stories about being imprisoned in a concentration camp on the island of Trikeri during the Greek Civil War.

RIVERBANKS

by Panos Karkanevatos

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

A mysterious sapper working on defusing land mines along the Evros River confronts the harsh realities of human trafficking.

AND I ALSO PASSED BY THERE AND HAD PAPER SHOES TO WEAR

by Vasilis Loules

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

The centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling comes vibrantly to life as residents of rural Greece face the camera and tell fairy tales and stories of universal and timeless appeal.

WEDNESDAY 04:45

by Alexis Alexiou

More info 2015 Selection
Synopsis

When a shady gangster abruptly calls in his debts, a jazz club owner has 32 hours to raise the cash and save everything he has worked to achieve over the years.Partly a parable on the perils of accumulated debt, this multi-layered gangster
drama was selected to compete in the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

The Onassis Foundation USA is the principal benefactor of the The New York City Greek Film Festival.

TENTH ANNUAL
NEW YORK CITY GREEK FILM FESTIVAL

CELEBRATORY OPENING WEEKEND
SATURDAY and SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 and 2, 2016
DIRECTORS GUILD THEATER
110 West 57 St., between Sixth and Seventh Aves., NYC

SECOND WEEKEND OF MANHATTAN SCREENINGS
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 8, and 9,
NYIT AUDITORIUM ON BROADWAY
1871 Broadway, between W. 61 and W. 62 Sts., NYC

Dates for screenings at the
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
and other area venues to be announced

ATTENTION FILMMAKERS

The New York City Greek Film Festival invites filmmakers to submit their films for possible selection in October’s festival. There is no charge for submissions. Please contact the festival’s director at nycgreekfilmfestival@gmail.com
If you wish to become a sponsor or are interested in advertising in the festival’s printed program,
please contact Stamatis Ghikas at 212-629-6380
 
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THE 9TH ANNUAL NYC GREEK FILM FESTIVAL WAS PRESENTED BY
THE HELLENIC AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
THE ONASSIS FOUNDATION (USA)
THE AGNES VARIS CHARITABLE TRUST
AND
THE HELLENIC AMERICAN CULTURAL FOUNDATION

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