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The Greek Cultural Center Presents Independent Filmmakers of Cyprus

ASTORIA – The Hell Gate Film Society of the Greek Cultural Center (GCC) presents a series of films by Cypriot directors at the GCC, 26-80 30th Street in Astoria, March 27-May 11. The screenings are free to the public. The films will be in Greek with English subtitles. Information about showtimes is posted on the Hell Gate Society Facebook site, Instagram, and on the Greek Cultural Center website/Facebook site.

The Opening Day-Double Feature on Sunday, March 27, begins at 4 PM, with Pyla, Living Together Separately (2003) by Elias Demetriou (54 minutes) a documentary that explores the precarious lives of the people who live in Pyla/Pile, this village with two names. At 5 PM, Fish n’ Chips (2012) by Elias Demetriou (1 hour, 42 minutes) follows Andy, a hard-working Cypriot immigrant in London who deep-fries his way into oblivion, and decides to leave London for his native Cyprus. Having slaved away for others his entire life, he finally opens his very own chip shop. But his dream turns into a nightmare, as he seems to have overlooked one small detail: Cyprus just isn’t London!

Additional information available by phone: 718-726-7329 and online: https://bit.ly/3iojVY8.

The GCC’s Monday’s Theater also continues with The Father by August Strindberg. The performance, available online, was presented by ERT (Greek TV) in 1988. It was directed by Giorgos Agathonikitiadis with Alexis Minotis performing the main character. The video is available on YouTube:

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