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WORLDS APART
(ΕΝΑΣ ΑΛΛΟΣ ΚΟΣΜΟΣ)

Directed by Christopher Papakaliatis

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The new film directed by and starring Christopher Papakaliatis is comprised of three narratives that connect as a single story in the end. Each follows the love between a foreigner and a Greek in a time of socio-economic turmoil.

WORLDS APART, which co-stars Academy Award winner J. .K. Simmons, is the year’s top grossing film in Greece.

SILENT

Directed by Yorgos Gkikapeppas

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A young opera singer suddenly and inexplicably loses her voice and takes refuge in her family’s abandoned country house to try to regain her stability. Instead, she finds herself retreating into a darker past as familiar ties break down.

Winner: FIPRESCI Award, Best Picture (International Section) , Thessaloniki International Film Festival, 2015.

CLOUDY SUNDAY
(ΟΥΖΕΡΙ ΤΣΙΤΣΑΝΗΣ)

Directed by Manoussos Manoussakis

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In German-occupied Thessaloniki in 1943, a nightclub owned by the famed composer Vassili Tsitsanis becomes a refuge of sorts for  a young  Christian man in love with a Jewish girl.

MYTHOPATHY
(ΝΟΤΙΑΣ)

Directed by Tassos Boulmetis

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A young man, whose hyperactive imagination wreaks havoc upon Greek mythology and history, comes of age in the early 1970s, when Greece is under the rule of a military junta. This wise and witty comedy is the new film by the director of A TOUCH OF SPICE (POLITIKI KOUZINA)

FAMILY MEMBER
(ΜΕΛΟΣ ΟΙΚΟΓΕΝΕΙΑΣ)

Directed by Marinos Kartikkis

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A middle class Cypriot family struggling to make ends meet finds it must go to extremes to keep receiving the much-needed pension of the unexpectedly deceased grandfather.

SMAC

Directed by Elias Dimitriou

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A seriously ill woman develops a relationship with a homeless man and finds the courage to face her future.  Hellenic Film Academy Award 2016: Vangelio Andreadaki, Best Actress.

AND I ALSO PASSED BY THERE AND HAD PAPER SHOES TO WEAR
(ΠΕΡΑΣΑ ΚΙ ΕΓΩ ΑΠΟ ΚΕΙ ΚΙ ΕΙΧΑ ΠΑΠΟΥΤΣΙΑ ΑΠΟ ΧΑΡΤΙ)

Directed by Vasilis Loules

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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.

JOURNEY THROUGH SMYRNA

Directed by Chrysovalantis Stamelos

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In his new film, the director of HELLO ANATOLIA turns his camera on NeaBanda, a group of Greek and Turkish musicians  who gather to perform Smyrneika, the lilting  Greek songs of Smyrna, on the quay  and in the neighborhoods of today's Izmir.

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

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 5, & 6
CINEPOLIS CHELSEA CINEMA
260 West 23 Street, 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

MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 11, & 12
BOW TIE MANHASSET CINEMA
430 Plandome Road, Manhasset, NY

THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 14, 15 & 16
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY

Additional events and 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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