Best of NYC Greek Film Festival

Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 6
@ Atlanta History Center - McElreath Hall


Alex & Eve

Friday, November 4 - 7:30pm
Direction: Peter Andrikidis
In this warm and engaging romantic comedy from Australia, cultural differences and family biases threaten the relationship of Alex, a Greek Orthodox school teacher, and Eve, a Lebanese Muslim lawyer.

Join us after the film at our Opening Night After Party at Yebo Beach Haus. The Atlanta History Center parking lot will remain open until 12:30AM, so just walk across the street and join in the fun!
Runtime: 87 minutes
This film is in English.
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And I Also Passed by There and Had Paper Shoes to Wear ("Perasa Ki Ego Apo Ekei Kai Eiha Papoutsia Apo Harti")

Saturday, November 5 - 3:00pm
Direction: Vassilis Loules
A fascinating documentary where seniors from rural villages in central Greece face the camera and, in local dialect, tell fairytales and stories of universal and timeless appeal.
Runtime: 115 minutes
In Greek with English subtitles.
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Saturday, November 5 - 5:30pm
Direction: Athina Rachel Tsangari
Chevalier is Greece's official submission for the 2017 Academy Awards' "Best Foreign Language Film" category.

Six men on a fishing trip in the Aegean devise a game that will determine who is the best man among them. Described as "a deadpan comedy of manners, morals, and men behaving badly," this allegorical new film, directed by one of the most prominent forces in the New Greek Cinema movement, features a stunning ensemble cast, including Vangelis Mourikis, Makis Papadimitriou, and Sakis Rouvas.

Runtime: 105 minutes
In Greek with English subtitltes.
Suggested audience: 18 and over.

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Mythopathy ("Notias")

Saturday, November 5 - 8:00pm
Direction: Tassos Boulmetis
From the director of the 2003 huge hit film "Politiki Kouzina" ("A Touch of Spice"), a wise and witty comedy about an unusual young boy with a hyperactive imagination. He comes of age during the turbulent yet promising 60s and 70s, experiencing first love, heartbreak and political engagement. Mythopathy premiered at the 65th Thessaloniki Film Festival and is now out in Greece. Within a week of opening, 50,000 people had seen the film. It was a blockbuster at the recent NYC Greek Film Festival with three sold out screenings!
Runtime: 99 minutes
In Greek with English subtitles.
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Family Member ("Melos Oikogeneias")

Sunday, November 6 - 3:00pm
Direction: Marinos Kartikkis
A middle class family in Cyprus struggling with a floundering business and financial woes depends on grandfather's pension to help make ends meet. When the grandfather suddenly dies, they are forced to take extreme measures to stay afloat.
Runtime: 104 minutes
In Greek with English subtitles.
This film is appropriate for family viewing.

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Cloudy Sunday ("Ouzeri Tsitsanis")

Sunday, November 6 - 5:30pm
Direction: Manoussos Manoussakis
In German-occupied Thessaloniki in 1943, a club owned by famed composer of rebetika Vassilis Tsitsanis becomes a refuge of sorts for a young Christian man in love with a Jewish woman.
Runtime: 118 minutes
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"It's a Wrap!" Closing Reception

Sunday, November 6 - 7:30pm
Celebrate the success of the 3rd Annual Film Festival in the elegant "Member's Room" of the Atlanta History Center with fellow philhellenes and film lovers! Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres.
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Greek Film Festival Cinema Lovers Pass

All 6 films for $69
Online, phone, and outlet sales close at 7:30pm on November 4.
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Greek Film Festival Weekend Festival Pass

All 6 films plus "It's a Wrap" Closing Reception for $89
Online, phone, and outlet sales close at 7:30pm on November 4.
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Closing Film/Closing Reception Combo
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Make an evening of it with a movie and a party! Enjoy Sunday's 5:30PM feature film "Cloudy Sunday" (Ouzeri Tsitsanis) and stay for our "It's A Wrap" Closing Reception at 7:30PM in the Members Room just steps away from the main theater.
Online, phone, and outlet sales close at 5:30pm on November 6.
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