On The Scene: LAGFF Artistic Director Aris Katopodis and team (partial) Dimitra Kasdagli Georgia Tripodes Melinda Manos Eleni Arvaniti and Katerina Frederickson supporting The Greek Heritage Society of S. California premiere screening of “The New Greek Americans 1960-2018” With congrats and thanks to Shelly Papadopoulos!
What happens in the mid of a seven years old Eva who accidentally sees her parents in the act of love? This spectacle, unbearably mysterious and violent, causes fear and curiosity at the same time
The story of an ill-fated romance between a young Greek village girl and a conflicted Turkish officer during the dawn of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821.
Makis is a fish farm worker. On his way to work one morning, he is informed that he has died the day before. After failed attempts to prove that he is alive, he accepts his fate with indifference and he spends his last day trying to secure shelter and caretakers for his beloved canaries, up until the time of his funeral.
The tears of the mountain’ follows the odyssey of a company of stonemasons during the troublesome first years of the previous century. Driven away from their land, with war at their heels, cut off by winter, they will perish one by one. Only Markos, the master of the builders, will keep going, like a modern Ulysses, relentless in his quest.
How many hugs do we need to withstand separation?
A man made of thread tries to escape.
A young girl dressed in red has to face the gods of the forest in order to save her brother.
An animator recreates memories from his childhood in Greece. Exploring the themes of family, immigration and the fear of ephemeral memories.
A short story about a leaf the wind set sailing and a man at sea, inspired by the poem “The Leaf of the Poplar” by Giorgos Seferis.
A young girl struggling with the difficulties of her everyday life finds refuge through the power of her imagination.