Greek Film Festival

10 October 2017 - 22 October 2017

The Greek Film Festival is one of the oldest film festivals in Australia, turning 24 in 2017. The festival offers a stellar programme of Greek films from young independent filmmakers to big names such as Oscar-winning director Costa-Gavras.

There is a Best of Program featuring some of the most iconic dramas, thrillers and comedies that have graced Australian cinemas as part of this festival in its 20-year history. If eyes are the window to the soul; than foreign films are the windows to a nation’s heartbeat – nothing can be more true to this than Greek film.

History has shown that Greeks have used film to portray political statements, ideologies and unrest, at times with a tongue firmly planted in cheek. And with what Greece has gone through the past five or more years, film coming from the Hellenic Republic debunks the myth that this is a country on its knees; it has shown this to be a resilient country looking for new and creative ways to get their films seen.

The Best of Programme allows audiences to understand the political climate of Greece of yesteryear to the modern day. The regular program shows that Greek film remains the forefront of the Hellenes’ expression. The movies produced have a darkness, yet sacred feel. 


Sessions Summary

Festival Summary


Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth


10-22 October 2017


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