Opening Ceremony

Join us for the opening of the 13th Annual NYC Greek Film Festival

Grand Benefactor 


Doors Open at 5:00pm

Opening Ceremony at 5:30pm
Presented by Anthoula Katsimatides

Screening of the film: IN THIS LAND NOBODY KNEW HOW TO CRY (90’) at 6:00pm
Directed by Giorgos Panousopoulos

followed by
OPENING OF THE DIGITAL EXHIBITION:
THE LEGEND OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT AS ANCIENT GREEK AND BYZANTINE LEGACY
at FIAF GALLERY (the exhibition will run until Sunday, Oct. 20)

Reception at 8:00pm
(wine and buffet, passing hors d’oeuvres) at the Tinker Auditorium

Anthoula Katsimatides is an actor, writer, producer and voice-over artist. A member of SAGAFTRA and AEA, a true artist at heart, her love for performing on screen is matched by her passion for theatre work. In addition to appearing on several network and cable television shows and in big budget films, Anthoula has performed off-Broadway. She developed an autobiographical solo show called “What Will People Think?”, which she will be performing again late Spring 2020.

To learn more, please visit www.anthoula.com.

Follow her on Twitter & Instagram @AnthoulaKats.

Eirini Mo (www.eirinimo.com) is a Greek/British Actress and Presenter. She has worked and lived in the USA, the UK and Greece. TV work includes being Kate in “Zapped” for the British channel Dave imdb.com/title/tt6038226 with James Buckley. Some of her film work has successfully gone to the Cannes film festival such as “The Bridge” which has had 7 nominations imdb.com/title/tt7466148 She worked with Morgane Polanski in “The Stroke” imdb.com/title/tt7075928/. She in the feature film “Mirsini is not alone” that has been released in 40 cinemas in Greece in 2018/2019 www.imdb.com/title/tt9452304 Her work includes Voice Overs such as the Reuters.com Online Digital campaign and also commercials such as the two page advert for Cosmopolitan for the November 2018 issue, an advert for LinkedIn: twitter.com/LinkedIn/status/662358936117374976 and so on. When she is not acting, she is presenting and covering red carpet events and premieres in London and New York. She recently worked at the red carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival where she interviewed the likes of Elijah Wood. She has also interviewed Emma Thompson, Adam Sandler, Dustin Hofman and other Hollywood Celebrities. Other events that she covered include the Bafta kids awards, The BFI Gala etc. She is a trained actress with studies at NYU and also at the London Centre for Theatre Studies. Apart from that, she holds a Bachelors in Computing and a Masters in E-Commerce and has traveled in 54 countries. She is very excited to be doing the red carpet interviewing at the New York Greek Film Festival, and also the presenting of the closing ceremony and awards. IMDB: www.imdb.me/eirinimo Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eirinimo/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/eirinimo