Report to Elia Kazan

Greek Film Archive

48 Iera Odos St.& 134-136 Megalou Aleksandrou St.


9-22nd of October

Please note that due to the unexpected success of the tribute Report to Elia Kazan, the board of directors of the Greek Film Archive decided to extend it until Wednesday the 22nd of October.

The   Greek   Film   Archive   is   honored   to   present   a   big   retrospective   tribute   to   Elia  Kazan  titled  Report  to  Elia  Kazan,  which  comprises  almost  all  of  the  films  by  the   master  filmmaker.  This  is  the  fourth  event  organized  by  the  Greek  Film  Archive  in  the   framework   of   the   project   “Cinephilia   in   the   New   Age”   included   in   the   NSRF   2007-­‐ 2013.

The   event   is   a   collaboration   with   Fox   Entertainment   and   its chairman Mr Jim Giannopoulos, to whom the Greek Film Archive extends its heartfelt thanksfor his defining contributionto the relizations of the tribute.

The event is also supported by the  UCLA  Film  &  Television  Archive,  as  well  as   UIP  Distribution.

The  tribute  includes:

-The  opening  film  will  be  Viva  Zapata  (1952)  screening  on  Thursday,  9th  October.

-A   total   of   fifteen   (15)   Elia   Kazan   films,   ten   (10)   of   which   will   screen   in   restored   formats.     Several   films   will   be   introduced   by   film   critics,   authors,   psychoanalysts,   including   Tasos   Goudelis,   Epameinondas   Theodoridis,   Eleftheria   Dimitromanolaki,   Venia  Vergou  and  others.

-The   documentary   A   Letter   To   Elia   (2010)   directed   by   Martin   Scorsese   and   Kent   Jones  could  not  be  missed  by  this  tribute  and  it  is  also  included.     Chairman   &   CEO Mr  Jim  Giannopulos,  to  whom  the  Greek  Film  Archive  extends  its  heartfelt  thanks  for his  defining  contribution  to  the  realization  of  this  tribute.

-And  finally,  the  section  Study  on  Kazan  with  the  screening  of  two  Greek  films,  1922   by   Nikos   Koundouros   (1978)   and   Brides   by   Pantelis   Voulgaris   (2004),   as   evidence   of   the  high  influence  that  Kazan  had  over  the  Greek  cinema.         -

­A   round   table   to   analyze   Elia   Kazan’s   multi-­‐faceted   work   under   the   title   Elia   Kazan:   Master   and   Rebel,   which   will   be   held   at   the   Greek   Film   Archive   on   Wednesday   0ctober  15th  at  19.30.


To αφιέρωμα Αναφορά στον Ηλία Καζάν / Report to Elia Kazan διοργανώνεται από την Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος στo πλαίσιο της πράξης «Η Κινηματογραφοφιλία στη Νέα Εποχή» που χρηματοδοτείται από την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση - Ευρωπαϊκό Ταμείο Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης και εντάσσεται στο Επιχειρησιακό Πρόγραμμα ΠΕΠ ΑΤΤΙΚΗ του ΕΣΠΑ 2007-2013. Όλες οι δράσεις πραγματοποιούνται υπό την αιγίδα του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού.