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22 Fun Things to Do This Week (9.28.20)

7× By Chloe Saraceni Watch a week’s worth of films by Greek filmmakers from around the world during the 17th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival. The best part? This year’s online only fest is free; Saturday through October 10th. // Details on Link to complete article with all events.

“My Name is Eftihia” will give you a good cry.

2020 San Francisco Greek Film Festival

Film fests galore: From Cinejoy to Asian Pacific, Drunken and CAAMFest, October brings variety of Bay Area events Local News Matters (Bay Area) When: Oct. 3 to Oct. 10 Ticket info, lineup: Details: In its 17th year, this thoughtfully curated San Francisco staple unites the old and the new, the latter with an Oct. 4 drive-in…


San Francisco Greek Film Festival Runs Oct. 3-10, Includes Topkapi Drive-In

The National Herald. SAN FRANCISCO – The 17th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival (SFGFF) takes place October 3-10 this year and includes the in-person drive-in screening of Topkapi, the classic 1964 Oscar-winning film starring the legendary Melina Mercouri. With the exception of the drive-in event, all other screenings will be online and available free…


San Francisco Greek Festival Celebrates 17 years with Melina Mercouri

By Jonathan Farrell, Some of humanity’s earliest theatrical and dramatic presentations come from the Greeks. Often when the word “drama” is said, it implies something serious. But actually the term drama is derived from a Greek word for action. According to the Greeks, drama refers to two kinds of drama. One that is a…

15th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival Closing Night

2019 San Francisco Greek Film Festival Wraps Following 8 Days of Films

The 2019 San Francisco Greek Film Festival (SFGFF) wrapped its 16th annual event, with daily screenings held October 20th through 27th. The Festival screened eight feature films, and sixteen short films, by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. SFGFF audiences responded to surveys at every screening, making their voices heard in process to…

Kary Anthosis

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…

Helenic News

Elios Charitable Foundation Events Have Benefited Center for Greek Studies

Link to original article. SAN FRANCISCO (October 17, 2019) — The Elios Charitable Foundation today announced plans for the upcoming biennial Hellenic Charity Ball, scheduled for Saturday, November 16 at San Francisco’s historic Westin St. Francis hotel on Union Square. This year’s formal dinner dance and awards show will honor four prominent Greek-Americans for their extraordinary…


Screen Legend Olympia Dukakis to be Feted at San Francisco Film Fest for Life Accomplishments

Written by Darden Livesay. Link to the original article. Iconoclastic, multi-awarded actress Olympia Dukakis will receive recognition for her lifelong achievements during the 16th annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival running October 20-26. Dukakis has earned the festival’s Honorary Astron Award — an audience choice award that recognizes individuals who have made a “significant lifelong artistic contribution” in…


“Life Will Smile”

“Life Will Smile” October 21 @ 7:00 pm $15 British film about the dramatic story of the 275 Jews who evaded the Nazis on the Greek island of Zakynthos. Narrated by survivor Haim Konstantini. Executive Producer Sid Ganis expected to attend. Plays with American feature film, “Epiphany.” Part of S.F. Greek Film Festival. Venue: Delancey…

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