APARTMENT IN ATHENS
(Appartamento ad Atene)
Italy, 2011, 95 min
L.A. Premiere at the
May 31 to June 3, 2012
Director/Producer: Ruggero Dipaola
Writers: Heidrun Schleef, Ruggero Dipaola, Luca De Benedittis
Cast: Laura Morante, Richard Sammel, Gerasimos Skiadaresis
Set against a backdrop of the German occupation of Greece in 1943, this drama introduces us to an Athenian family, whose life undergoes a profound change when their apartment is commandeered by an exacting German officer with an inscrutable attitude.
Winner of the top four awards at the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival
Preceded by the short film:
FACE DOWN (Pistoma)
Greece, 2011, 19 min, L.A. Premiere
Director/Writer/Producer: Yiorgos Fourtounis
Cast: Giorgos Symeonidis, Eleni Vergeti
In a dog-eat-dog world, there is no place for affection.
Saturday, June 2, 2012; 12 noon
Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine Street, Hollywood
Tickets: $12 per person with advanced online purchase; $15 at the door
FESTIVAL GOLD PASS: $200 - includes Opening Night film and reception and all Festival programs, as well as Closing Night film and Orpheus Awards private presentation at the home of the Consul General of Greece.