N.Y. Greek Film Festival Screens Oct. 17

Thousands of people will have the opportunity to watch trailers from Modern Greek films from uncompromising filmmakers. The screenings will be  part of the 6th Annual Greek Film Festival held in New York City.

Festival Director James DeMetro told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA):  “Come to celebrate with us the Greek creativity in culture,” noting that, “despite the financial crisis, there are major new productions.”

The festival will start on Saturday Oct. 6 at the Film Museum in Astoria. Some screenings will take place in Manhattan as well. This year’s movies are: Two Men and a Baby, God Loves Caviar, Christmas Tango, Burning Heads, Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City 1900-1922, ALPS, Wasted Youth, City of Children, The Fiend of Athens, Fred Won’t Move Out, Magic Hour, Unfair World and 100.

The principal sponsors are: the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce, the Culture Hellenic-American Union, and the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation.