Greek Film Series

Professor James DeMetro and The Hellenic Film Society USA, in association with the Museum of the Moving Image, launched Always on Sunday, a series of once-a-month Sunday screenings of distinguished Greek films.

Presented on Sunday, October 7, was The Last Note (To Teleftaio Simeioma), directed by Pantelis Voulgaris; screenplay by Ioanna Karystiani, Pantelis Voulgaris (2017; 117 mins). Winner of four 2018 Hellenic Film Academy Awards, including Best Actor, Andreas Konstantinou, this was the film’s New York premiere.

Professor DeMetro noted that the two showings of The Last Note at the Museum of the Moving Image were sold out, but he reminded people that it will be screened on Thursday, October 11 at the Bowtie Manhasset Theater (430 Plandome Rd., Manhasset). For tickets, go to www.hellenicfilmusa.org. For information, call 917-710-3027.

The series will continue with the following coming attractions:

Smuggling Hendrix – Sunday, November 11

2018 Tribeca Festival Photo Winner: Best International Feature (Cyprus)

Tony In this sharp political comedy Barsamian directed by Marios Piperides, a Greek Cypriot faces a bureaucratic nightmare when his dog strays into the Turkish-occupied sector of the divided city of Nicosia.

Kazantzakis – Sunday, December 9

Director Yannis Smaragdis captures the life of the great Greek writer in this rich, lushly photographed drama.

For information and tickets, visit: www.hellenicfilmusa.org

Professor DeMetro thanked the following: The Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the lead supporter of the Hellenic Film Society, and Carol and Niko Mouyiaris in memory of their son, Alexi, for their generous support. Additional support is provided by the Onassis Foundation USA, the Kallinikeion Foundation, and Vassilaros & Sons. DeMetro also gave special thanks to the Queens Gazette and Antenna Satellite.

  
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