22nd GREEK FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – SYDNEY

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SESSION TIMES


PALACE NORTON STREET

99 Norton Street, Leichhardt
PH: (02) 9564 5620
palacecinemas.com.au

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Saturday 24 October 2015

Thursday 15 October 2015

Sunday 25 October 2015

Friday 16 October 2015

Monday 26 October 2015

Saturday 17 October 2015

Tuesday 27 October 2015

Sunday 18 October 2015

Wednesday 28 October 2015

Monday 19 October 2015

Thursday 29 October 2015

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Friday 30 October 2015

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Saturday 31 October 2015

Thursday 22 October 2015

Sunday 1 November 2015

Friday 23 October 2015

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PROGRAM

5TH GREEK STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL

The Greek Student Film Festival returns for its 5th year in 2015, presenting a selection of imaginative films from local primary and secondary students of Greek. … In order to be eligible, the films must be a short fiction, animation or documentary film and must incorporate the chosen theme …

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7 Θυμοί

7 KINDS OF WRATH

7 Θυμοί

A hypnotic, existentialist view of relationships – a man convinced that love does not exist.   … Petros (Maximos Moumouris) is a desk-bound archaeologist regrouping after the disintegration of a long-term relationship. Consequently, his views of romance and love have been …

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Μια Οικογενειακή Υπόθεση

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Μια Οικογενειακή Υπόθεση

An odyssey told through generations of music, and the captivating juxtaposition of remote Crete and urban Melbourne. … A Family Affair documents Greece’s most famous musical clan: the legendary Antonis Xylouris – widely known as ‘Psarantonis’ – his son, the famous …

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Το Δόλωμα

ACE OF SPADES

Το Δόλωμα

One of the more risqué films ever made by Vougiouklaki – a sexier version of Pygmalion and My Fair Lady. … Filmed on the island of Rhodes before the arrival of mass tourism, Ace of Spades sees a cunning card shark (Alekos Alexandrakis) enact a plan to dupe wealthy men of their …

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Αγορά: Από τη Δημοκρατία στις Αγορές

AGORA: FROM DEMOCRACY TO THE MARKET

Αγορά: Από τη Δημοκρατία στις Αγορές

Winner of the Orpheus Award for Best Documentary at this year’s Los Angeles Greek Film Festival. … There was a time when the term ‘Agora’ referred to a meeting place – an assembly for active citizens; the centre of political, athletic, artistic and spiritual life …

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ALEX & EVE

A hit Australian stage play turns big screen sensation in this World Premiere event. … This year’s Opening Night film will have your hearts dancing in an up-swell of romance and comedy. A feelgood Australian story about dating in a multicultural landscape, Alex & Eve brings us a little …

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AMORE MIO

The greatest war of all = The War of the Sexes … Italian box office smash Men Vs Women (2010) gets some Greek seasoning in this equally hilarious – and cheeky – remake. … A tapestry of four gender-dominated stories intertwine: the extramarital shenanigans of a volleyball coach …

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BURNING FROM THE INSIDE

“As we all know, where there is corruption, a camera is always unwelcome. Many times we [came] across dangerous situations… However, we did it.” Filmmaker Marcia Tzivara … A searing socio-political documentary from the streets of Athens and Berlin, Burning From the Inside …

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Μέλος Οικογενείας

FAMILY MEMBER

Μέλος Οικογενείας

“If they find out he’s dead, they will cancel the pension…” … An average Cypriot family sail into murky ethical waters in an effort to stay financially afloat in this alarmingly all-too familiar drama. … Υiorgos and Sophia are trying hard to cope with the …

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Ανεμιστήρας

FAN

Ανεμιστήρας

We will be one big happy family. Right, Dad? Right, Mum?  … An incendiary psychological thriller, Fan opens with 11 year-old Lemonia (Danai Androulaki) holding a hand grenade and holding court over her mother (Irini Drakou) and father (Giorgos Valais). After enduring their ceaseless …

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FORGET ME NOT

“A film that will most probably go on exasperating some and intriguing others.” Senses of Cinema … Essentially a Heart of Darkness mission at sea that sees a Greek woman chasing her lover to the ends of the Earth, Forget Me Not is a simple story told with powerful resonance. …

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GASFF AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Now in its sixth year, the Greek Australian Short Film Festival returns with three programs: Australian Shorts, International Shorts and Australian Documentary Shorts.  … GASFF AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY SHORTS HOMESONG FIELDS TO DREAM FAMILY …

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GASFF AUSTRALIAN SHORTS

Now in its sixth year, the Greek Australian Short Film Festival returns with three programs: Australian Shorts, International Shorts and Australian Documentary Shorts.  … GASFF AUSTRALIAN SHORTS 25.12 ADDICTED ANTIDOTE DACRYHILIA HEIDI FIRES EVERYONE HIT JIMMY …

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GASFF INTERNATIONAL SHORTS

Now in its sixth year, the Greek Australian Short Film Festival returns with three programs: Australian Shorts, International Shorts and Australian Documentary Shorts.  … GASFF INTERNATIONAL SHORTS A BEACON IN HAVANA CURE LIFT TO MOVE MINOTAUR MY STUFFED GRANNY …

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Η Αρχόντισσα Και Ο Αλήτης

LADY AND THE TRAMP

Η Αρχόντισσα Και Ο Αλήτης

The Kelly-Astaire style American musical gets a Mediterranean makeover in one of the biggest blockbusters of Greek cinema history. … A comic road movie (of sorts) of pure escapism, Lady and the Tramp sees Aliki Vougiouklaki coupled with her then husband, Dimitris Papamichael, in a musical …

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Από Έρωτα

LOVE STRUCK

Από Έρωτα

A romantic parable that packs in as many laughs as it does emotional punches. … Shot against the leafy suburbs and twilight ports of Athens, Thodoris Atheridis adapts and stars in an accomplished and absorbing cinematic version of his own stage play of the same name. … In it, he is Antonis …

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Μανταλένα

MADALENA

Μανταλένα

Vougiouklaki sparks again on-screen with Dimitris Papamichael, while commencing a professional love affair with filmmaker Dinos Dimopoulos in arguably her best dramatic performance. … In order to support her siblings when her father suddenly passes away, Madalena (Aliki Vougiouklaki) takes over …

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MAGIC MEN

“You won’t be able to shake the feeling that someone really made an effort to better understand the basic core of what makes us humans.” Telavivian … In this cross-cultural pilgrimage, a 78 year-old Greek Holocaust survivor (Makram Khoury) and his Hasidic rapper son (Zohar …

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Στα Kαλά Kαθούμενα

OUT OF THE BLUE

Στα Kαλά Kαθούμενα

The finest traditions of road movies and romantic comedies marry in this chaotic example of how things can…just happen. … Babis’ (Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos) life is thrown into chaos after the beautiful Athena (Zeta Makrypoulia) comes crashing in on one eventful evening. With …

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Όχθες

RIVERBANKS

Όχθες

A gripping tale of love and survival that will have you on tenterhooks until its final, suspenseful moments. … A river acts as the border between Greece and Turkey but – more pointedly – as a deadly minefield. One sapper, Yannis (Andreas Constantinou from GFF14’s Opening Night …

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Είμαστε Τσιγγάνοι

SAM ROMA: WE ARE GYPSIES

Είμαστε Τσιγγάνοι

Elvis Presley was also a gypsy… … From India to Egypt, and Sweden to Britain, the Roma people are the Wandering Kings of the Road, a steady stream of human geography that sometimes lives outside the law and social acceptance. … In this documentary, filmmaker Marina Danezi gives voice …

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Η Νεράιδα Και Το Παληκάρι

THE FAIRY AND THE MAN

Η Νεράιδα Και Το Παληκάρι

A light rom-com version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with the far more scenic island of Crete substituting for Verona. … The blockbuster triumvirate of Vougiouklaki, Papamichael and Dimopoulos join forces again in The Fairy and the Man – a flagrant attempt to repeat the …

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Οι Αισθηματίες

THE SENTIMENTALISTS

Οι Αισθηματίες

The much-anticipated return to directing of Nicholas Triandafyllidis after self-imposed exile. … In this modern-day film noir with all the essential elements of Greek tragedy, Yannis (Haris Fragoulis) and Hermes (Dimitris Lalos) are standover men working as enforcers for someone identified as …

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Το Ξύλο Βγήκε Από Τον Παράδεισο

THE SLAP THAT CAME FROM PARADISE

Το Ξύλο Βγήκε Από Τον Παράδεισο

The burgeoning real-life Burton-Taylor romance of Vougiouklaki and Papamichael plucked at the heartstrings of a nation in this To Sir with Love-like tale. … Maintaining the same sparkling humour today as it did on its release more than half a century ago, The Slap That Came From Paradise is …

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Τετάρτη 04:45

WEDNESDAY 04:45

Τετάρτη 04:45

“Running a jazz club can be murder.” The Hollywood Reporter … Take a dive into the Athenian underworld and organised crime machinations with Wednesday 04:45, a distinctly mesmeric noir nail-biter.   … Stelios’ (Stelios Mainas) dream of running a jazz club is crumbling …

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ZORBA THE GREEK

The Delphi Bank 22nd Greek Film Festival concludes on a climactic high with a beloved classic that will have audiences jumping in the aisles for joy. … Anthony Quinn gives the performance of a lifetime as Zorba,a gruff and gregarious musician who befriends an uptight Anglo-Greek writer (Alan …

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TICKETING

PALACE NORTON ST
99 Norton Street, Leichhardt
Tickets: (02) 9564 5620 or palacecinemas.com.au

OPENING NIGHT EVENT

World Premiere of Peter Andrikidis’ Alex & Eve (M)
Wednesday 14 October 2015
6:30pm for 8:00pm screening
Palace Norton Street
All Tickets: $40
includes official Launch Party with nibbles, drinks and music

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CLOSING NIGHT EVENT

Michael Cacoyannis’ beloved classic Zorba the Greek (M)
Sunday 1 November 2015
7.00pm
Palace Norton St
Tickets at General Admission Prices

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TICKET PRICES

GENERAL FESTIVAL SESSIONS

Adult: $19.00
Concession*: $16.50
Palace Movie Club: $15.00
Family (2 adults + 2 children under 18) $40.00

Documentaries: All Tickets $15.00
Greek Crisis Mondays: All Tickets $10.00

*Eligible Concessions: Full-time Students (photo ID required), Senior Citizens, Health Care card holders, Pensioners. The cardholder must present a current ID card in order to gain the concession.)

MULTI-FILM PURCHASE

5 FILM PASS
General Admission: $80.00
Palace Movie Club: $70.00

10 FILM PASS 
General Admission:$150.00
Palace Movie Club: $130.00

Multi-Film Passes are for separate sessions for one person only and can be purchased and redeemed at Palace Cinema Como Box Office. Not available for online or phone bookings. Lost or stolen passes will not be refunded or replaced.


GROUP BOOKINGS $15.00*
(02) 9346 8798
events.nsw@palacecinemas.com.au

*Per ticket for 20 or more tickets to a single, pre-selected session. Not valid for Opening Night, Closing Night or Special Events. Palace Cinemas complimentary tickets and other cinema promotions or ticket offers are not valid for Festival screenings.

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