The 13th San Francisco Greek Film Festival

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The 13th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival opens Saturday, October 15, and will run through Saturday, October 22, at the Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 Embarcadero Street in San Francisco. Feature length films and shorts from Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world will be showcased each night of the week starting at 7pm, and all movies will have English subtitles. The San Francisco Greek Film Festival is the longest running film festival in the United States to feature contemporary Greek and Cypriot cinema.

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Chevalier, Greece΄s nomination to the Oscars for Best Foreign Language film, is Athina Rachel Tsangari΄s latest tale of six men on a fishing trip in the Aegean Sea.

This year’s selections offer a variety of genres as well as documentaries including some of Greece’s most outstanding recent films. The full line up is the following:

Saturday, October 15th

Without Milk by Thodoris Vournas (Greece, 2015, 18min)
Joanna by Panagiotis Fafoutis
Notias by Tassos Boulmetis

Sunday, October 16th

Prosefhi: Greek School Prayer by Thanasis Neofotistos
The Auction by Ioakim Mylonas (Greece, 2015, 4min)
Suntan by Argyris Papadimitropoulos

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Suntan by Argyris Papadimitropoulos is a Greek box-office hit featuring a stellar performance by Makis Papadimitriou.

Monday, October 17th

Yelena by Dimitris Abatzis (Greece, 2015, 16min)
Bread & Olives by Alexander Jaschik and Iordanis Orfanidis (Greece, 2014, 29min)
Exotica, Erotica, Etc. by Evangelia Kranioti

Tuesday, October 18th

March 4 by Dimitris Nakos
Little Island by Angelos Psomopoulos (Greece, 2015, 12min)
SMAC by Elias Demetriou

Wednesday, October 19th

Dream Toy by Christos Houliaras
Interlude by Savvas Stavrou (Greece, 2015, 5min)
Wednesday 04:45 by Alexis Alexiou

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Wednesday 04:45 by Alexis Alexiou took the Hellenic Film Academy Awards by storm this year.

Thursday, October 20th

Semele by Myrsini Aristidou (Greece, 2015, 13min)
Pogoniskos by Thanasis Neofotistos
Invisible by Dimitris Athanitis

Friday, October 21st

Twin Flame by Alexi Papalexopoulos (Greece, 2015, 20min)
The Locksmith by Miltiades Christides (Greece, 2015, 11min)
Chevalier by Athina Rachel Tsangari

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Ouzeri Tsitsanis by Manousos Manousakis

Saturday, October 22nd

Downhill by Stelios Kamitsis (Cyprus, 2015, 13min)
Accomodations by Mikos Zavros (Greece, 2015, 5min)
Ouzeri Tsitsanis by Manousos Manousakis

 

The San Francisco Greek Film Festival is sponsored by the Modern Greek Studies Foundation and all proceeds benefit the educational initiatives of the Center for Modern Greek Studies and the Nikos Kazantzakis Chair at San Francisco State University.

Tickets and weekly passes, as well as a full description of all the films, are available online.