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Free Short Screening at the Dublin Greek Film Festival

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Friday 24th April 2015, 6pm

There will be a free screening of short film, Red Hulk, as part of the Dublin Greek Film Festival

The 27 minute film (Greece, 2013, Colour) is about Yorgos, who lives on his own in Athens. He lacks purpose, self-confidence, identity and peer acceptance. He fills the void by becoming the ‘Red Hulk’, as he is known at his football team’s fan club. Until the day he gets involved in racial violence, entailing new problems and dilemmas.

Directed by Assimina Proedrou. Cast: Frixos Proedrou, Nestoras Fanaras, Christos Kontogeorgis. Language: Greek with English subtitles.

This event is free but booking is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dublin-greek-film-festival-presents-red-hulk-short-film-tickets-16405125171

 

Later that evening, at 7pm, there will be a screening of Boy Eating the Birds Food (2012). This feature tells a story of a 22-year-old boy who lives in Athens during the crisis, is returning to Ireland after it’s Irish debut at Galway Film Fleadh festival in 2013, where it won The Best International First Feature Award. The screening, which takes place at Filmbase on Friday 24th April, will be preceded by an introduction to the ‘Weird Wave of Greek Cinema’ by film scholar Mikela Fotiou. Tickets are 11 euros and are available online at http://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dublin-greek-film-festival-presents-boy-eating-the-birds-food-tickets-15667548058

 

 

The first Dublin Greek Film Festival will take place from Thursday 23rd April – Sunday 26th April at Chester Beatty Library, Filmbase and the New Theatre. The Festival will showcase the latest films by both internationally established Greek directors and emerging filmmakers and it will highlight through the medium of film the cultural links between Ireland and Greece.

 

For more information about the programme visit www.greekfilmfestival.ie or find the Dublin Greek Film Festival on FacebookTwitterGoogle + or YouTube.