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San Francisco Greek Film Festival Runs October 20-26

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco Greek Film Festival (SFGFF) announced all film programs for the 2019 Festival which will be held October 20-26. The Opening Night film is Olympia, the documentary feature on Olympia Dukakis, screening on Sunday, October 20 at the Castro Theater (a first for SFGFF). The Closing Night film is…

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Kary Antholis to receive Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award

The recipient of the second annual Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award is Kary Antholis, which will be awarded on Closing Night, Saturday, October 26, in a presentation at Dolby Cinema at 1275 Market, immediately following a reception in his honor. Kary Antholis is Founding Publisher and CEO of Crime Story Media LLC. In June…

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2019 Moderator of the SF Greek Film Festival Despina Mouzaki

This year, Greek director Despina Mouzaki will serve as SFGFF moderator/MC, introducing films and the other invited filmmakers, moderating Q&A sessions after the screenings, and providing context and history of modern Greek cinema. Despina Mouzaki is a producer and director of films and audiovisual works, founder of the companies Alipnoos SA, Breaking Wave Ltd, Cinegram…

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2019 Opening Night at the Castro Theater in San Francisco

Opening Night will be held on Sunday, October 20 at the Castro Theater, a first for the San Francisco Greek Film Festival. Castro Theater in San Francisco Parking around the Castro district is difficult at best, there are two small parking lots and street parking available, please add extra travel time if coming by car…

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2018 Exciting New Opening and Closing Night Venues

To celebrate its 15th year, the festival has the honor of hosting Closing and Opening Nights at the two of the most illustrious screening rooms in San Francisco: the Premier Theater at Lucasfilm and Dolby Cinema at the Dolby Laboratories headquarters. Opening Night at Lucasfilm October 12 Opening Night will take place at Lucasfilm’s Premier…

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2018 Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Announced

Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award On closing night on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Dolby Cinema, the festival is pleased to present the first-ever Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award to Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos. The award was created and sponsored by Tom Skouras, festival Advisory Board member and nephew of the late Skouras, to…

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San Francisco Greek Film Festival Presents 24 Independent Films at 15th Annual Film Festival Oct. 12-20, 2018

Festival Launches Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award, Presented to Paramount CEO San Francisco, Calif. — The San Francisco Greek Film Festivalcelebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018, screenings run nightly at 7 p.m. at venues around San Francisco. All…

9 ημέρες γεμάτες ελληνικό σινεμά στο 14ο ετήσιο San Francisco Greek Film Festival!

14-22 Οκτώβρη θα λάβει χώρα το 14ο φεστιβάλ ελληνικού κινηματογράφου στο San Francisco! Link to original article. Το παλαιότερο Φεστιβάλ Ελληνικού Κινηματογράφου στην Αμερική ανοίγει τις πόρτες του για 14η συνεχή χρονιά το Σάββατο 14 Οκτωβρίου και θα διαρκέσει μέχρι την Κυριακή 22 Οκτωβρίου. Η φετινή διοργάνωση θα παρουσιάσει 27 ταινίες, μεγάλου και μικρού μήκους,…

SF Greek Film Festival: Showcasing Films of Greek & Cypriot Directors

Link to original article English subtitles to be featured for all films The 14th annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival (SFGFF) will be showcasing 27 feature films and shorts from directors of Greek/Cypriot descent from around the world October 14-22, 2017. Two shorts and one feature film will be showcased each night at the intimate Delancey Street…