Damian Mac Con Uladh

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New film follows the transformation of the Agora from democracy to the market

In Greece, Greek crisis on 15 October 2014 at 1:56 pm


A hard-hitting documentary about the Greek crisis will have its world premiere world premiere on November 9 at the upcoming Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX), which runs from 6–16 November 2014.

Entitled Agorá, the 90-minute film is by award-winning Greek journalist and filmmaker Yorgos Avgeropoulos, who created the successful Exandas documentary series that ran on ERT public television until the station’s closure by the coalition government in June 2013.

AGORA – From Democracy to the Market [Trailer] from Small Planet Productions on Vimeo.

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Irish films at this year’s Athens International Film Festival

In General, Greece and Ireland on 19 September 2014 at 10:00 am


Three Irish films feature in this year’s Athens International Film Festival, the 20th in the series.

They are Gold, a feature comedy directed by Niall Heery, psychological horror The Canal, directed by Ivan Kavanagh, and a documentary short, The Last Days of Peter Bergmann, directed by Ciaran Cassidy (Official Selection Sundance Film Festival).

On Friday 19 September at 7.30pm in the Odeon Opera cinema (Akadimias 57, Athens), there will be a bumper screening of two of the films, Gold and The Last Days of Peter Bergmann.

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