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The Panorama of European Cinema gave a sneak preview of this year’s programme at the 8th of October with the opening of the art exhibition ‘’Artistic Trilogy – A discourse between Painting and Cinema - A tribute to Stanley Kubrick” curated by Jannis Psychopedis, at Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance Company’s art space "StoArt" art gallery.

The event attracted the attention of many cinematographers, actors and visual artists who gathered at "StoArt", Korai Arcade from very early in the evening. Among them some prominent filmmakers and actors/actresses such as: Tonis Lykouresis, Vera Krouska, Takis Papagiannidis, Vasilis Vafeas, Dimitris Athanitis, Vasilis Mazomenos.

Young artists Virginia Axioti, Andriana Kotsi and Katerina Christopoulou, all graduates of Athens School of Fine Arts and students of Jannis Psychopedis, exhibited their work inspired by three films of this great director; in particular “A Clockwork Orange” inspired Virginia Axioti, “2001: A Space Odyssey” inspired Andriana Kotsi and “The Shining” inspired Katerina Christopoulou.

The 32nd Panorama of European Cinema is held from Thursday, November 21 to Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at TRIANON Cinema (Kodrigktonos 21) and ANDORA Cinema (Sevastoupoleos 117).

The full festival programme, screening schedule and other parallel events which consist of world cinema premieres, international competition section, tributes, masterclasses etc., will be announced shortly.

The exhibition runs until October 24.

 

(Here are some snapshots from the exhibition’s opening night)
(photo credits: Ilias Spyrakis | Ace Photography & Videography):

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(From left to right: Director of Panorama Ninos Fenek Mikelidis, the painters Andriana Kotsi,
Virginia Axioti and Katerina Christopoulou and visual artist Jannis Psychopedis)

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(a full house at StoArt in Korai Arcade)

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(artist Virginia Axioti)

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(artist Andriana Kotsi)


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(artist Katerina Christopoulou)



The 32nd PANORAMA OF EUROPEAN CINEMA is held from Thursday, November 21 to Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at TRIANON Cinema (Kodrigktonos 21) and ANDORA Cinema (Sevastoupoleos 117). In collaboration with The Greek Film Critics Association (PEKK) this year’s Panorama showcases a tribute to Stanley Kubrick’s filmography. As a part of this tribute an art exhibition takes place at the Art Gallery "StoArt" (Korai Arcade). Three young painters (all graduates of Athens School of Fine Arts) exhibit their work, inspired by the filmography of this great director. The exhibition is curated by Jannis Psychopedis.

The full festival programme, screening schedule and other parallel events which consist of: world cinema premieres, international competition section, tributes, masterclasses etc., will be announced shortly.

See you in the big screen!

Concerning this year’s art exhibition Jannis Psychopedis stated:

‘’This year the Panorama of European Cinema celebrates its 32nd birthday. Nowadays Panorama is established as a cinematic institution that, apart from its durability over time, has every reason to proudly boast about the quality of its films displayed, its tributes as well as its artistic tendency and tradition. Furthermore Panorama is also proud of its audience: vigorous, restless and really committed to Panorama, its great audience supports and contributes significantly with its constant and overwhelming presence, to this enduring, long lasting and constantly renewed artistic effort.
In the past years along with the Panorama Screenings, an art exhibition has also been held as a parallel event related to the festival, seeking to express and find exactly where do film and visual arts really meet. […]
Stanley Kubrick was a cinematic giant in story-telling and hence a significant part of this year’s Panorama is dedicated to his work. Likewise, the art exhibition ‘’Artistic Trilogy – A discourse between Painting and Cinema’’ is also dedicated to this great director. […]’’

Brief CVs and samples of the painters’ work participating in the exhibition as follows:

VIRGINIA AXIOTI

Virginia Axioti was born in Athens in 1978.
She studied painting in ASFA (Athens School of Fine Arts) in Jannis Psychopedis’ workshop (Z’), and she also studied Interior Design in the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (TEI).
Having earned a scholarship she studied at Facultad de Bellas Artes at the University of Salamanca in Spain and later on at the Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseilles in France. She has participated in many group exhibitions.
She is the co-administrator of the art space ‘’Art Tutu’’ since 2012.
She paints the posters for the cinema Athinaion since 2015, while she is involved in music, singing and composing.

Βιργινία Αξιώτη

Singing “La Gazza Ladra-Overture” in the rain
(Oil on canvas, 120x100cm)

 

ANDRIANA KOTSI

She was born in Athens in 1976.
She studied painting in ASFA (Athens School of Fine Arts) from 1996 to 2000. She was Jannis Psychopedis’ student. From 2000 to 2003, she studied engraving at Yannis Papadakis' workshop.
Her work has been presented in numerous group exhibitions in Greece and abroad and many of her works are hosted in domestic as well as European art collections.

Ανδριάννα Κώτση 1

"Aλατιέρα ΙΙ, full of stars!":
(Μικτή τεχνική, 100x60 cm)

 

KATERINA CHRISTOPOULOU

Katerina Christopoulou was born in Athens in 1977.
She studied painting in ASFA (Athens School of Fine Arts) in Jannis Psychopedis’ workshop, and Design, specialized in Internal Design, at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (TEI).
She's trained in Art Therapy. She has worked as an instructor and teacher for many years. Since 2012, in collaboration with some other artists, she runs an art space at the area of Acropolis called ‘’Art Tutu’’
She counts several personal and group exhibitions.

Κατερίνα Χριστοπούλου
Twins
(Mικτή τεχνική σε ξύλο, 120x175)

 

 

Το Πανόραμα Ευρωπαϊκού Κινηματογράφου επιστρέφει για την 32η διοργάνωσή του, από τις 21 Νοεμβρίου έως και τις 4 Δεκεμβρίου, στους κινηματογράφους Τριανόν και Ανδόρα. Μείνετε συντονισμένοι για το πρόγραμμα και τις παράλληλες εκδηλώσεις του μακροβιότερου κινηματογραφικού φεστιβάλ της πόλης.

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THE AWAKENING OF SLEEPING BEAUTY

 

‘’What would Prince Charming have for occupation if he had not to awaken the Sleeping beauty?’’. That was one out of the ten examples, that Simone de Beauvoir claimed in her book the "Second Sex", when she had to answer to the question - what is to be a woman. This year’s Panorama intends to reinstate the role of the female throughout cinema history. As Marco Ferreri used to say 45 years ago, "Il futuro é donna", which means, "The future is woman", and that future has arrived therefore, the 31st Panorama of European Cinema will hand the prime leading role, this year to "SHE". Starting from Carl Theodor Dreyer’s silent film ‘’The passion of Joan of Arc’’, which will be screened accompanied by live original music by the composer Nikos Platanos, to great films made by great film makers, such as, Ingmar Bergman and Jean-Luc Godard, Martin Scorsese and Costa Gavras, along with films directed by women. This year's Panorama will state the harrowing routes that women had to go through in order to contribute to the evolution of European (and Greek cinema).

In the International Competition Section, the role of women in work, family and their struggle for independence is captured in films such as ‘’Suleiman Mountain’’ of Russian director Elizaveta Stishova, in Marta Bergman's film ‘’Alone at my Wedding’’, in ‘’Pause’’ by the Greek-Cypriot Tonia Mishiali and in the multi-award-winning film ‘’The Gentle Indifference of the World’’ by Adilkhan Yerzhanov from Kazakhstan. In World Cinema Premieres Section, Valeria Golino will be presenting her film ‘’Euforia’’ and Nikos Kornilios will be introducing ‘’ Back Held Hands’’ a film that concerns the past and the life of two traumatized women.

The film industry wasn't so welcoming to women the first two decades, not only in Greece, but also in many other countries of the world. The idea of a female director was strange that sounded like a script from a science fiction movie. This isolation came to an end when Maria Plyta came along and worked her way up to the top, not only for herself, but for all the other women that had dreamt and wanted to work in the film industry. Along with this remarkable woman, we shouldn't forget Tonia Marketaki and Frieda Liappa, two great directors who managed to make it happen, in a period when money was short and all the doors were closed. Thus, Panorama will honor them by showing and sharing with you five of their personal films.

Seven young female painters were inspired by the Greek and European Cinema and created paintings that reveal themes from famous films. Those paintings will be exhibited till the 5th of December at the Art Gallery "StoArt" (Korai Arcade). Six out of the seven films that inspired these young artists are screened this year in the section Special Screenings in the Panorama. These films are: Ingmar Bergman’s ‘’Persona’’, Josef von Sternberg’s ‘’The Blue Angel’’, Luis Buñuel’ s ‘’Belle de Jour’’, Krzystof Kieslowski's ‘’The Double life of Veronique’’, Sally Potter's ‘’Orlando’’ and Jean - Luc Godard's ‘’Vivre sa Vie’’. Also, in the retrospective 100 years after Nikos Papatakis' year of birth, the female figure in two of his films, is controversial -especially at his time- and dominant, like the women in ’’Les abysses’’ based on Jean Genet's drama play " Les Bonnes " and ‘’Gloria Mundi’’.

Panorama made an exceptional difference this year, with a section dedicated to films based on books that were written by novelists that started their careers as journalists with the co-operation of the Journalists Union of Athens Daily News Papers. Therefore, we will get a close up on movies based on books by journalists/novelists like, Jack London (‘’The Sea Wolf’’ by Michael Cutriz), Ernest Heminway (‘’To have and have not’’ by Howard Hawks), Alberto Moravia (‘’Contempt’’ by Jean - Luc Godard), Edgar Alan Poe (‘’Pit and the Pendulum’’ by Roger Corman), Samuel Fuller (‘’Park Row’’ written and directed by him), Hunter S. Thompson (‘’Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’’ by Terry Gilliam), Nikos Kazantzakis (‘’The Last Temptation of Christ’’ by Martin Scorsese) and Vassilis Vassilikos's, (‘’Z’’, by Costa Gavras).

The Festival also dedicates a section to Akira Kurosawa by featuring his film ‘’Ikiru’’. A book dedicated to Kurosawa’s work will be published with reviews from members of the Greek Film Critics Association with some of them presenting the book to the audience and discussing with them, before the screening of the film. Finally, The Panorama of European Cinema supports short films and gives floor to the students from two ambitious Film Schools, Horme Pictures and New York College, to show to the public their first cinematic attempts.

 

Ninos Fenek-Mikelidis.

Director of Panorama

Το 30ο Πανόραμα Ευρωπαϊκού Κινηματογράφου σας προσκαλεί σε μία συνάντηση με τον πολυβραβευμένο, Βρετανό σκηνοθέτη Ken Loach. Ο σκηνοθέτης θα μιλήσει για τον κινηματογράφο και τη σημερινή κατάσταση στην Ευρώπη, και θα απαντήσει στις ερωτήσεις των δημοσιογράφων και του κοινού. Η συζήτηση θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Τρίτη, 31 Οκτωβρίου, στις 10:30 π.μ., στην αίθουσα του Μορφωτικού Ιδρύματος της Ε.Σ.Η.Ε.Α. (Ακαδημίας 20), με ελεύθερη είσοδο.

Invitation LOACH

To 30o Πανόραμα Ευρωπαϊκού Κινηματογράφου, σας προσκαλεί στο masterclass που θα παραδώσει ο βραβευμένος Ελληνοαμερικανός σκηνοθέτης, Alexander Payne, την Τρίτη 31 Οκτωβρίου στις 13:30, στο θέατρο της Ελληνοαμερικανικής Ένωσης (Μασσαλίας 22, Κολωνάκι), με ελεύθερη είσοδο.

Masterclass PAYNE

Στο πλαίσιο του 30ου Πανοράματος Ευρωπαϊκού Κινηματογράφου, ο Krzysztof Zanussi, πολυβραβευμένος Πολωνός σκηνοθέτης, θα βρίσκεται την Τετάρτη 1 Νοεμβρίου στις 12 το μεσημέρι στο Βιβλιοπωλείο IANOS (Σταδίου 24), όπου θα παραδώσει masterclass με ελεύθερη είσοδο.

Zanussi

Καληνύχτα

Καληνύχτα
Goodnight

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir. - Σεν./Scr. - Μοντ./Ed.: Θάνος Κερμίτσης/Thanos Kermitsis | Φωτ.Cin. Αντώνης Αποστόλου/Antonis Apostolou | Hθ./Cast: Γιώργος
Τριανταφυλλίδης, Τάσος Δεδές, Νατάσσα Εξηνταβελόνη/Giorgos Triantafillides, Tasos Dedes, Natassa Exintaveloni| Παρ./Prod.: Βαρβάρα Κοντονή, Χρήστος Κυριακόπουλος, Γιώργος Χουλιάρας/Varvara Kontoni, Christos Kiriakopoulos, Giorgos Chouliaras | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 35’

The world as we know it, is destroyed. Athens, is in ruins. Everybody tries to find a way to survive. Everybody except Kostas, who is searching for Vicky, trying to understand why they broke up. And when a Greek man comes across love, survival is no longer a priority.

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Η Μέθοδος
The Method: Captured

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Χάρης Γιουλάτος/Haris Gioulatos | Φωτ./Cin.: Γιώργος Χρυσαφάκης/Giorgos Chrysafakis | Μοντ./Ed.: Γιώργος Χρυσαφάκης/Giorgos Chrysafakis | Μουσ./Mus.: Βασίλης Ποδάρας/Vassilis Podaras | Παρ./Prod.: Wonderspot Media | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 13’

It was an October’s night in 1967, at 3 o’clock after midnight, when the bell rung in Periklis Korovesis house. That was the beginning
of months-long imprisonment and tortures. “The Method”, is the attempt of P. Korovesis to describe his experience. The film won the Best Documentary Award in Drama’s Short Film Festival.

 εξώφυλλο

Εντατικοποίηση του συναισθήματος
Intensification Of Sentiment

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, μ.α/b.w.

Σκην./Dir.- Σεν./Scr.: Ελεάνα Πλέσσα/Eleanna Plessa | Μοντ./Ed.: Μιχάλης Καλιδώνης/Michalis Kalidonis | Hθ./Cast: Εριέττα Καραβίτη, Δήμητρα Τσιλιπουνιδάκη, Νεφέλη Σαμούχου/Erietta Karaviti, Dimitra Tsilipounidaki, Nefeli Samouhou | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 5,17’

3 years, 3 persons, 3 levels of escalating paranoia. As the levels evolve, the person experiences a severance from his reason and from himself. The film points out how the psychological pain is an incurable illness, that drives the person to physical, brain and
psychological decay.

Κήπος

Τελευταία μέρα στον κήπο
Last Day in the Garden

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Αλέξης Μαγιάρ Αγγελόπουλος/Alexis Mayar Aggelopoulos | Σεν./Scr.: Αλέξης Μαγιάρ Αγγελόπουλος/Alexis Mayar Aggelopoulos | Φωτ./Cin.: Αλέξης Μαγιάρ Αγγελόπουλος/Alexis Mayar Aggelopoulos | Μοντ./Ed.: Μιχάλης Καλιδώνης/Mihalis Kalidonis | Μουσ./Mus.: Αλέξης Μαγιάρ Αγγελόπουλος/Alexis Mayar Aggelopoulos | Hθ./Cast: Νίκος Σκαρέντζος/Nikos Skarentzos | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 4.58’

A 55-year-old Athenian makes his last stroll to his favorite National Garden before emigrating abroad in order to find a job, due to the long-term economic crisis.

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Some Dreams

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Ιάσων Τζαβέλλας/Jason Tzavellas | Σεν./Scr.: Ιάσων Τζαβέλλας/Jason Tzavellas | Φωτ./Cin.: Ιάσων Τζαβέλλας/Jason Tzavellas | Μοντ./Ed.: Ιάσων Τζαβέλλας/Jason Tzavellas | Hθ./Cast: Ναταλία Κυρίκου/Natalia Kirikou | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 3.41’

The subconscious psychological transitions of a woman in absolute despair.

Επίσκεψη

Επίσκεψη

Visit

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Γιάννης Ζαφείρης/Giannis Zafiris | Σεν./Scr.: Γιάννης Ζαφείρης/Giannis Zafiris | Φωτ./Cin.: Γιώργος Παπανδρικόπουλος/Giorgos Papandrikopoulos | Μοντ./Ed.: Θάνος Κ/Thanos K | Hθ./Cast: Θανάσης Χαλκιάς, Ηλέκτρα Γεννατά, Αντωνία Πίντζου/ Thanassis Chalkias, Ilektra Gennata, Antonia Pintzou | Παρ./Prod.: Horme Pictures | Διάρκεια/Dur.:7’

A street, a family, a visit.

Η στιγμή

Στιγμή

Instance

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Κωνσταντίνος Ξενάκης/Konstantinos Xenakis | Σεν./Scr.: Κωνσταντίνος Ξενάκης/Konstantinos Xenakis | Φωτ./Cin.: Γιώργος Παπανδρικόπουλος/Giorgos Papandrikopoulos | Μοντ./Ed.: Θάνος Κ/Thanos K. | Hθ./Cast: Ηλιάνα Παναγιωτούνη, Πάνος Ξενάκης /Iliana Panagiotouni, Panos Xenakis | Παρ./Prod.: Horme Pictures | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 6’

When the son is gone.

Rebirthday

Rebirthday

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Κωστής Λεβέντης/Kostis Leventis| Σεν./Scr.: Κωστής Λεβέντης/Kostis Leventis | Φωτ./Cin.: Γιάννης Κοτρώτσης/Giannis Kotrotsis | Μοντ./Ed.: Θάνος Κ/Thanos K. | Hθ./Cast: Κώστας Μπερικόπουλος, Δημήτρης Γιαμλόγλου, Γιώργος Σιδερής, Ελένη Λύρα, Βαγγέλης Καρατζάς, Ειρήνη Λιγάτου, Μάρω Τσεκούρα /Kostas Mperikopoulos, Dimitris Giamloglou, Giorgos Sideris, Eleni Lira, Vaggelis Karatzas, Irini Ligatou, Maro Tsekoura | Παρ./Prod.: Horme Pictures | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 14’

In order to recapture his childhood, a lonely bourgeois man, who lives in his luxurious mansion, throws a children’s birthday party,
along with the assistance of his servant.

Cry

Cry

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Νίκος Μαθιός/Nikos Mathios | Σεν./Scr.: Νίκος Μαθιός/Nikos Mathios | Φωτ./Cin.: Αλέξανδρος Καραΐσκος/Alexandros Karaiskos | Μοντ./Ed.: Θάνος Κ/Thanos K. | Hθ./Cast: Άννα Καλαϊτζίδου, Μπάμπης Λουκόπουλος/ Anna Kalaitzidou, Babis Loukopoulos | Παρ./Prod.: Horme Pictures | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 9’

A woman is deprived of tears.

View Master

View Master

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, εγχρ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Βασίλης Γουδέλης/Vassilis Goudelis | Σεν./Scr.: Βασίλης Γουδέλης, Θάνος Κουτσανδρέας/Vassilis Goudelis, Thanos Koutsandreas | Φωτ./Cin.: Αντώνης Κουνέλας/Antonis Kounelas | Μοντ./Ed.: Θάνος Κ/Thanos K.|Hθ./Cast: Φάνια Νταλιάνη, Γιώργος Καλημέρης /Fania Daliani, Giorgos Kalimeris | Παρ./Prod.: Horme
Pictures | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 8’

A woman escapes with her child from a harsh reality.

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Mini Tribute: Nikos Koundouros

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2017, μ/α /b&w, εγχρ./col.

Παραγωγή/Production: Telefilm, Νίκος Καβουκίδης

Distinguished director of photography Nikos Kavoukidis, pays his own tribute to auteur Nikos Koundouros (“Orge”), through this
30 minutes documentary comprised of selected scenes from Koundouros’ complete filmography. Nikos Kavoukidis was a close associate of Nikos Koundouros since 1974. The influential director died on the 22th of February 2017, at the age of 91.

The film will be prefaced by the director. It will be screened with english subtitles.

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