Karaindrou joins jury for Antalya fest
Greek composer and pianist Eleni Karaindrou will be in national jury. DHA photoGreek composer and pianist Eleni Karaindrou has selected to the national jury for the 50th Golden Orange Film Festival in the southern province of Antalya.
Veteran Turkish actress Türkan Şoray is the head of the body for this year’s festival, which will run from Oct. 4 to 11.
Karaindrou, who is regarded as one of the most influential musicians in the world of cinema and known for her film and theater music, has a long history of writing for film and theater; some 20 feature films, 35 theater plays and 12 television series have featured her music. Although most of her work has been with Greek directors, she has also collaborated with Chris Marker, Jules Dassin and Margarethe von Trotta. She was also associated with legendary Greek director Theodoros Angelopoulos, who died in a traffic accident in January 2012.
She won the best music award in 1982 at the Thessalonica Film Festival for the music for Hristoforos Hristoforis’ film “Roza,” as well as Europa Cinema’s Premio Fellini Award.