Vrasidas Karalis’ A History of Greek Cinema, the first full-length book on the topic written in English by an Australian academic, combines historical analysis with discussion of cinematic form to construct a narrative history of Greek cinematic successes and failures.
On Oct. 13 at the 19th Annual Greek Film Festival, Vrasidas will give insights into contemporary Greek Cinema and the exciting and innovative trends emerging from a nation that has been in the news for all the wrong reasons the past few years, its crushing economic crisis and social unrest.
Topics include: History and evolution of Greek Cinema, Contemporary Greek Directors and Films, Cinema of Crisis
TIME: 5 p.m. meet & mingle + drinks
6 p..m: Screen Mosaics Launch and Greek Cinema talk + Q & A
VENUE: The Refectory Room, Holme Building, Science Road, the University of Sydney
COST: Free Entry
RSVP: rsvp@ screenmosaics.com
The event is supported by The University of Sydney, Greek Festival of Sydney, Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales and inDiVisual films. The festival is an initiative of the Greek Orthodox Community of NSW and is presented with presenting partner Bank of Cyprus Australia.
The full program is available online and tickets are on sale now through MCA Ticketing by calling 1300 306 776 or online at www.greekfilmfestival.com.au. The Film Festival runs from Oct. 16-Nov. 4 at Palace Norton Street Cinemas Leichhardt.