There is something captivating in the story of two grieving, estranged brothers that go hunting together with their sons in “All The Fires the Fire”, the latest film by Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis. Born with dual Greek/German nationality in…

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In the opening shot of Konstantinos Antonopoulos’ “Postcards From The End Of The World”, a loving couple enjoys happy family moments by the sea. They’re not the protagonists of this story. The protagonists, Dimitra and Dimitri…

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When tomatoes met Wagner” is a humorous and uplifting story of two ingenious Greek cousins and five village women who decide to make a new start. With a little help from Wagner’s music -that they blast in the fields- they cultivate…

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Minos Nikolakakis’ first feature film “Entwined” (Greek tittle: Alyti) is a modern fairy tale inspired by Greek and Balkan myths. Panos, a young doctor, goes to work at Alyti, a remote Greek village, where he will meet Danae, a youn…

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What can a single choice mean about the rest of our life? Stelios Koukouvitakis’ short film “Sunday 11.00- 12.00” talks about a young couple who are suddenly attacked on the street on their way back home from a night out. Their reac…

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Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone was able to move freely from one relationship to another, not caring about other peoples’ feelings or consequences? This has been the case so far for Aris, the protagonist of “Not to be Unpleasant but…

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“In 2011 an explosion at a naval base on the divided island of Cyprus killed 13 servicemen and destroyed Cyprus’ main power station, precipitating a looming economic crisis. The crisis reached its apex in 2013 when a raid on bank deposits…

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The cinematic universe of filmmaker Yannis Zafiris is full of ghosts, that is, the memories of departed loved ones, while those who are left behind try to bring them back through their own rituals, as is the case in his short films Rhizome (2015…

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The Four Seasons of the Law” by Dimos Avdeliodis, filmed in 1999 and recipient of multiple awards, has been repeatedly voted by Greek film critics as one of the best films of Greek cinema. Set in 1960 on the island of Chios, the story beg…

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Certain film subjects seem to attract criticism of cultural appropriation or exploitation, such as the refugee crisis or queer films. It’s quite common for a filmmaker who has made a queer film to be forced to breach the GDPR and disclose very…

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