Greek film days in Ankara
ANKARAThe Greek Embassy in Ankara, in collaboration with the Çankaya Municipality, will organize a five-day Greek Films Festival between April 12 and 16. The films by contemporary Greek artists will be shown at the Contemporary Arts Center in Ankara.
The opening film will be Tassos Bulmetis’ “A Touch of Spice,” a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor.
Filippos Tsitos’ “Unfair World,” which was selected as the Greek entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, will be on screen on April 13. In the film Sotiris is a police interrogator who one day he decides to pardon every poor person to whom life has been cruel.
Giorgos Tsemberopoulos’ “The Enemy Within,” which will be screened on April 14, follows a middle-aged man who sees his life collapse after masked hoodlums break into his house, gag him and his family and rape his daughter before taking off with money, valuables and the family’s car.
On April 15, Babis Makridis’ “L,” which centers around a man who lives in his car and who has to meet his wife and two children at specified days and times in car parking lots, will be screened.
The event will end on April 16 with Pantelis Vulgaris’ “Brides.” The film is the story of a mail order bride, one of 700 aboard the S.S. King Alexander, who falls in love with an American photographer.
Screenings will be at 7 p.m. every day and entrance is free.