Greek Film Awarded With The 1st Prize Of The Most Popular Film At The European Film Festival In Romania
The 20th European Film Festival was held in Romania, between 5_15 May, 2016 organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Romania and EUNIC (European Union National Institutes of Culture).
Two days of the Festival were dedicated to our country.
On the 10th of May, six short films from the Festival of Drama were projected, produced by Greek directors, based on novels: “Nebraska” of Achilleas Kiriakides, “Poios Vasilis” of Dimitris Moutsiakas, “Pistoma” of Giorgos Fourtounis, “13 ½” of Haris Vafeiadis, “Mercedes”of Simos Korexenidis and “Mavri Thyella” of Nikos Kallaras.
On the 12th of May, the film “Mikra Agglia” of Pantelis Voulgaris (2013) was projected.
The participation of the public has been remarkable and the Greek movies received very positive comments.
The film “Mikra Agglia” was awarded with the 1st Prize of the Most Popular Film (“Popularity Prize”).
The Greek participation has been co-organized by the Embassy of Greece in Bucharest and the Bucharest Branch of the Hellenic Foundation of Culture (HFC).