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2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival

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Platinum Sponsors: Office of Public Engagement, School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, European Union Center; Golden Sponsors: Department of Linguistics, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES), Pepsi Cola CU Bottling Co; Silver Sponsors: Russian, East European and Eurasian Center (REEEC), Merry Ann's Dinner, Exile on Main Street; Bronze Sponsors: Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Friends: OCE-Atlas Digital Media, Hellenic Student Association (HSA), Hellenic American Student Organization (HASO)
Art Theater, Champaign (map)
Mar 9, 2013 - Mar 10, 2013   All Day
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The 2nd Annual Greek Film Festival in Champaign will take place March 9 – 10, 2012. The event comes almost a year after the very successful First Greek Festival in Champaign, March 2-3 2012, and has attracted wide support across the University campus, the wider community in Champaign and the Greek community of Illinois and US Mid-west. This is well reflected on the wide range of sponsors who support the event and include various and diverse academic units across campus, student organizations, the private sector and many others.  The Festival will feature contemporary, juried-selected films (feature-length, documentaries, shorts and student films) from Hellenic filmmakers worldwide. The two-day event will include screenings of 12 films at the Art Theater in Champaign (Downtown). The films were selected by a committee appointed by the Modern Greek Studies Program and were screened in the second Annual Film Festival in Chicago, October, 4-8 2012.


Saturday, March 9

11:15AM: Welcome

11:30AM: SHORT PROGRAM: The Visit (24mins)/Foreigner (16mins)/Playing with the Shadows (52mins)

13:30PM: Kisses to the Children (115 mins)

16:00PM: Sayome (56 mins)

17:30PM: Paradise (105 mins)

20:00PM: Fish and Chips (102 mins)

22:00PM: Jerks (77 mins)

Sunday, March 10

13:30PM: Welcome to All Saints (88 mins)

15:30PM: DOUBLE FEATURE: The Other Town (45 mins)/ Dear Ancestor (59 mins)

18:00PM: Super Demetrios (109 mins)

 Visit the film festival's webpage for film synopses.

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