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11th annual London Greek Film Festival: 7-12 May 2018                            

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11th annual London Greek Film Festival 2018
Honorary Odysseus & Cosmocinema Awards event
Sunday 10 June 2018 - Athens, Greece
As always last years, we offer again the Awards
in Athens, Greece, in a honorary Awards event.

Sunday, 10 June 2018, at 18.00, @ Cinema Alkyonis
(Ioulianou 42-46, Victoria Sq., GR 104 34, Athens, Greece).

There is no pre-booking for this event.
Admission is free.
Feel free to invite your friends and colleagues.
The ‘Odysseus Awards’ & ‘Cosmocinema Awards’ of the
11th annual London Greek Film Festival 2018

The ceremony for the announcement of the winners of the ‘Odysseus Awards’ and the ‘Cosmocinema Awards’ concluded this year’s 11th annual London Greek Cinema Festival. The festival was held between 7-12 May at London’ Theatro Technis.

The awards ceremony was attended by many of the participating directors, producers and scriptwriters, the Ambassador of Greece in the UK Mr Dimitris Karamitsos-Tziras, the Embassy’s Press Councillor Mrs Elena Soupiana, as well as friends and supporters of the festival. The evening’s host was the Greek correspondent Mr Thanasis Gavos.

The festival featured a rich competition section with quite a few unique world or UK premieres, outstanding films from across the world and inspiring creators. The screenings involved feature fiction films, short fiction films, documentaries, video art, experimental films, animation and music videos. There was also a special script competition section.

This year the London Greek Film Festival launched a purely international section, placing it under its umbrella: the new Cosmocinema Festival or Cosmocinema Awards, expanding its network of collaborations and activities. This section aims to function as a strong link between the Greek and Greek-themed productions and the productions from the international cinematography community.

The London Greek Film Festival attributes particular emphasis to the modern philosophy of Greek cinema and to international networking opportunities. These productions make a mark of the new Greek cinema from all over the world, showing that despite the difficulties it is exceptionally creative and that it combines the good old cinema’s creativity with the capabilities offered by new technologies.

Art Director: Christos Prosylis (film director, producer)

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11th annual London Greek Film Festival 2018

The 11th annual London Greek Film Festival 2018 will take place from 7 to 12 May. During this week it will present a lot of selected world premiere and UK Premiere films, at Camden’s Theatro Technis (26 Crowndale Road, London, NW1 1TT).

The 11th London Greek Film Festival (7-12 May 2018), independent, alternative, progressive and creative as ever, remains loyal to its objective, despite the adversities: to act as the international meeting point for contemporary Greek film from across the world.

The programme includes - in competition, amazing feature fiction films, short fiction films, documentaries, video art, experimental films, animation and music videos. There is also a special screenplay contest section. With particular emphasis on the modern philosophy of Greek authors, these films presenting the creativity of Greece via the contemporary Greek cinema from all over the world.

The Festival accepts films and scripts by Greek filmmakers from around the world, but also by non-Greeks whose work bears some Greek interest. It has established itself as one of the most prestigious events when it comes to showcasing contemporary Greek culture in the British metropolis and in Europe, projecting a positive and creative face of Greece.

At the same time it creates networking and collaboration opportunities and it promotes new technologies which combine good old cinematography with the new possibilities offered by the modern film world. The London Greek Film Festival, it is also the supporter & developer among with Cosmocinema, of the bright new International Cosmocinema Festival in London, and hosts some of its selected films of this year, as part of its programme.

On Saturday 12 May, Theatro Technis will host the “Odysseus Awards” & “Cosmocinema Awards” ceremony, during which the best films by category, will be announced, as voted by the judging committee. Awards will also be presented to best actors, screenwriters, filmmakers and performers.

Art Director: Christos Prosylis (film director, producer).



Video Poetica Competitions 2018
by London Greek Film Festival & Cosmocinema
Feel free to participate in the competitions
if you are:
Greek Origin Individual from all over the world, with no specific subject in your work (Greek Diaspora & Greek-Cypriots included), or
International Individual from all over the world, with a related to Greece work, according to competition (i.e. art, subject, myths, philosophy, literature, history, locations).




Talking about us:
“Whether those [recent Greek films] represent a dawn or twilight for the country's film-making, will be easier to judge after this event, which brings a handful of features, shorts and documentaries.”
The Guardian
“In the face of adversity, Greek cinema battles on.”
Time Out London
“It is an extremely important event which promotes Greece and its culture to London, a major cultural metropolis of Europe. (...) It presents one of Greece’s best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and seeks to promote the importance of film as a means to develop the next generation of filmmakers and moving image artists. (…) Definitely consists one of the most important initiatives of cultural diplomacy in the British capital.”
Embassy of Greece in London, Press Office










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