Wednesday, June 3 2015

9th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival – Day 1

OPENING NIGHT PRESENTATION

LITTLE ENGLAND | Greece, 2014, 132 min


Director: Pantelis Voulgaris
Writer: Ioanna Karystiani
Producer: Katerina Helioti
Cast: Penelope Tsilika, Andreas Konstantinou, Sofia Kokkali, Anneza Papadopoulou, Maximos Moumouris

A turbulent tale of a secret love shared between two sisters and one man set in the seafaring community of Andros, Greece, during the 1930’s. Suppressed feelings are later rekindled and cruel games of fate reveal secrets, leading to devastation.

* 2014 Shanghai International Film Festival – Golden Goblet Award
* 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival
* 2014 Hellenic Film Academy Award – Best Film, Best Cinematography, Best Scenography, Best Costume Design, Best Sound, Best Make up

PRECEDED BY THE SHORT FILM PREMIERE

A PORTRAIT | Greece, 2014, 2 min


Director/Writer/Producer: Aristotelis Maragkos

Through a fluid storyline, etching out the shaky outline of his grandfather’s unconventional life and unexpected death in rural Greece, the artist is also discovering parts of himself and sharing his reflections on both their identities.

* 2014 Leeds International Film Festival
* 2014 Encounters Short Film And Animation Festival
* 2015 Brussels Animation Film Festival
* 2015 Amnesty International Animated Film Festival

TO BE FOLLOWED BY CATERED RECEPTION AND AFTER-PARTY