Greek Film Festival announces additional Sydney screenings of Echoes of the Past

Due to popular demand, the Greek Film Festival in association with Kalavryton Society (NSW) Aghia Lavra Inc has released an additional screening of Encore Echoes of the past In Sydney.

This is the last chance to see this powerful film. A fictional drama based on a real event, the massacre committed by invading German troops at Kalavryta, Greece in December 1943.

As a traumatic past resurfaces, its painful echoes grow stronger than ever. The Kalavryta massacre is considered one of the darkest moments in Greek history. A must see movie for everyone.

This is the last weekend to be able to see these much talked about and highly acclaimed films at the end of the 2022 Greek Film Festival.

Also taking place this week in Sydney are the previously announced encore screenings of Eftihia and Smyrna.

Encore Screening for Eftihia – Fri 28 Oct, 6.15pm | Winner of 12 Oscars Eftihia is Greece’s greatest film production of a film based on the life of Eftihia Papagiannopoulou, a lyricist who
created a massive volume of timeless popular songs, set to music by Tsitsanis, Kaldaras, Hiotis and Hadjidakis among others.

Encore Screening for Smyrna my Beloved – Saturday October 29, 2:15 p.m. | This award-winning film is based on historical incidents and facts that preceded and occurred during the occupation of Smyrna in 1922 by the Turkish army are told through the lives of members of the Baltatzis family. “These encore screenings are a great last chance for Sydneysiders to catch some of the most talked about titles at this year’s Festival,” said Festival Chair Nia Karteris.

When: From Friday 28 October to Sunday 30
Where: Norton Street Palace, 99 Norton Street, Leichhardt

Gerald R. Schneider