Two significant movies will open the 17th Greek Film Festival. The Festival runs from October 13-31st in the Palace Cinema Como in Melbourne, as well as in Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. The movies to be screened are “The Dust of Time” by Theodoros Aggelopoulos and “Deep Soul” by Pantelis Voulgaris.
Voulgaris’ movie about the Greek civil war is a popular topic in Australia. Australia holds many survivors from this war originating from movie locations.
The leading actress of this film is Victoria Haralampidou. Victoria has lived in Australia for many years and will be present at the screening. Vaggelis Mourikis who also stars in this movie has also lived for many years in Melbourne.
At the Greek Film Festival of Australia, “The Island” director Xristos Dimas will be also present.
Seventeen movies will be screened as well as many documentaries and movies made by Greek students of Melbourne.