WEDNESDAY JUNE 5 | EGYPTIAN THEATER

Presented by West Coast Investors and the Argyropoulos Family

Opening at the Egyptian theater, on June 5, first-time director Basile Doganis, who has screened a number of short films at LAGFF in recent years, is debuting in a North American Premiere with MELTEM. Daphne Patakia, recognized as one of the top five rising acting stars in Europe, is gracing MELTEM. 

Address: Egyptian Theatre – 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028

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Egyptian Theater Opening Night Tickets

5:00 PM MEDIA CHECK-IN | EGYPTIAN THEATER
5:30 PM RED CARPET ARRIVALS | EGYPTIAN THEATER

7:00 PM | RIGLER

MELTEM

France-Greece, 2019, 87 min, North American Premiere

Presented by West Coast Investors and the Argyropoulos Family

June 5, 2019 7:00 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Features
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Director(s): Basile Doganis
Producer(s): Denis Carot, Marie Masmonteil, Fenia Cossovitsa
Cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios
Editor(s): Riwanon Le Beller
Music: Kyriakos Kalaitzidis
Cast: Daphne Patakia, Rabah Naït Oufella, Lamine Cissokho, Akis Sakellariou

July 2015. Elena, a young French woman of Greek origin returns to Lesbos with her friends Nassim and Sekou to inherit her mother’s house one year after her death. But the holiday takes a totally new course when Elena and her friends encounter Elyas, a Syrian migrant of their age.

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PATISION AVENUE (Leoforos Patision)

Greece, 2018, 13 min

June 5, 2019 7:00 pm
Rigler Theater - Egyptian

Category: Shorts
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Director(s): Thanasis Neofotistos
Writer(s): Yorgos Angelopoulos, Thanasis Neofotistos, Pavlos Sifakis
Producer(s): Ioanna Bolomyti
Cast: Marina Symeou

Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola when she discovers that her son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens: Patision Avenue.

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9:00PM COURTYARD RECEPTION | EGYPTIAN THEATER

Join us at the courtyard of the Egyptian Theater for a warm welcome. Ioannis Markoulakis will be djing; food and beverages will be provided by our sponsors.