Cliffs of Freedom

Cliffs of Freedom

5 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Special Screening USA, 2019 Runtime: 2 hours, 17 minutes Director: Van Ling The story of an ill-fated romance between a young Greek village girl and a conflicted Turkish officer during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821….

Vourvourou

Vourvourou

7 p.m. The Dolby Theater 1275 Market St, San Francisco Greece, 2018 Runtime: 22 minutes, 14 seconds Director: Karina Logothetis “Where does the sun go when it gets dark? Why is the chicken’s egg so important to humans? Why doesn’t my brother take me with him when he goes caroling with Claire? Who is this…

Smuggling Hendrix

Smuggling Hendrix

7 p.m. The Dolby Theater 1275 Market St, San Francisco Cyprus, 2018 Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes Director: Marios Piperides Yiannis, a faded musician who is about to leave Cyprus for a better life abroad, sees his plans turned upside down when his dog runs away and crosses the Buffer Zone that separates the “Greek…

Grief

Grief (A place none of us know until we reach it)

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, Italy, 2018 Runtime: 8 minutes Director: Alexandra Matheou A mother and daughter are on a journey to Sicily looking for a spot to scatter their beloved husband/father’s ashes. As the day progresses, the mother’s solid plan of what to do with the ashes…

Umbrella

Umbrella

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, 2018 Runtime: 13 minutes Director: Amerissa Basta On a sunny autumn morning, Alekos and Eleni, a couple in their seventies, are getting ready to visit their daughter. Alekos wants to bring an umbrella and Eleni disagrees. He eventually takes the umbrella and they…

Patision Avenue

Patision Avenue

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, 2018 Runtime: 13 minutes Director: Thanasis Neofotistos Yanni’s mom is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she discovers that her son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the…

In this Land Nobody Knew How to Cry

In this Land Nobody Knew How to Cry

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, 2018 Runtime: 1 hour, 30 minutes Director: Giorgos Panousopoulos Something magical is happening in a small uncharted island, somewhere in the Aegean Sea: two unsuspecting foreigners, a French member of the European Parliament and a young economist, arrive in idyllic Armenaki with a…

The Silence of the Dying Fish

The Silence of the Dying Fish

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, 2018 Runtime: 19 minutes Director: Vasilis Kekatos Makis is a fish farmer. On his way to work one morning, he is informed that he has died the day before. After failed attempts to prove that he is alive, he accepts his fate with…

SYMI – The Mamaland

SYMI – The Mamaland

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, 2019 Runtime: 6 minutes, 29 seconds Director: Stamatis Liontos A visually stunning tribute to the Greek island of Symi. Considered the mythical birthplace of the Charites, the island is named after the nymph Symi. In “The Iliad,” Symi is the domain of King…

Incidentally

Incidentally

7 p.m. Delancey Street Screening Room 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco Greece, 2018 Runtime: 15 minutes Director: Konstantinos Oikonomou End of summer 2017, Athens, Greece. While preparing for a festive dinner on her name day, the phone rings and Elpida takes a moment to respond to a phone survey. Distracted from the conversation, the survey…