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2011 Greek Student Film Festival Awards

The 2nd Greek Student Film Festival in Melbourne was completed in all success with over 40 entries from students learning the Modern Greek language all around Australia.

The event was a collaborative effort between the Greek Orthodox Communities of Melbourne and Victoria, the Antipodes Festival and the Education Office of the Consulate General of Greece in Melbourne with the support of the Victorian state government’s Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

The 20 best entries were screened on October 30 at Como cinemas in South Yarra, where students, parents and friends of the participants overwhelmed the place and warmly applauded everyone’s effort.

This year’s festival was titled as “Journeys In Hellenism” and the movies covered a wide aspect of topics on Hellenism or Greekness, such as nostalgic journeys, the migratory experiences and past, satire, poetry and even culinary concepts. At the end of the event, the three best films for each one of the following four categories was awarded with monetary prizes and certificates of participation:

 

Primary School

1st place: “How times have changed” (Sans Souci Primary School – NSW)

2nd place: “Greek War” (All Saints Grammar School – NSW)

3rd place: “Acrostic” (St. Anargyroi College – VIC)

 

Junior High School

1st place: ”The Greek language-A journey” (South Oakleigh Secondary School – VIC)

2nd place: ”Greece wake up!” (Greek Orthodox Community Schools – Albert Park Campus – VIC

3rd place: ”The journey of the Greek immigrant” (Victorian School of Languages – VIC)

 

High School

1st place: ”My Ithaca” (Greek Orthodox Community Schools – Doncaster Campus – VIC)

2nd place: ”The Marbles” (Croydon Secondary College – VIC)

3rd place: ”My family” (St. Monica’s Catholic College – VIC)

 

University

1st place: “A journey to Greece (Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow)” (Monash University – VIC)

2nd place: ”A Greek School” (Monash University – VIC)

3rd place: ”Ta stefana” (La Trobe University – VIC)

 

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