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Vancouver, September 2, 2022 -Kefi Entertainment and The Dora Papoutsakis Show are excited to bring the Greek International Film Festival Tour of Canada (GIFFT) to Vancouver! Our festival in Vancouver will take place on September 30th, October 1st & 2nd and we are excited to host the festival at the historic Dunbar Theatre. 

Presented by Agape Greek Radio, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation and Itoc Media Corp, GIFFT is a showcase and celebration of Greeks in cinema. Held in 9 cities across Canada, GIFFT will provide an exciting platform for directors, writers, producers, and actors of Greek Heritage to showcase their exceptional art. Participating cities include: Toronto, Hamilton/Niagara, Ottawa, London, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.   

Schedule of films/events:

Friday, September 30th:

6:30 to 7:30pm: 

Welcome Reception (with Samos wines and Naxos cheese) sponsored by Kolonaki Group

7:30 Short Film: Wolves

Feature Film: Smyrna My Beloved Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dc3LbJX_GY

Followed by Q&A session (presenter TBA)

Saturday, October 1st

12:00pm

Short Film: Christmas Present

Feature Film: Where Are You Adam? Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAeiv2C0hNE

Followed by Q&A session (presenter TBA)
3:30pm Short Film: Agriolouloudo

Feature Film: When Mercury Held It’s Breath – The Battle of Crete. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/680479413
Followed by Q&A session with SFU Hellenic Studies Professor, Dr. James Horncastle.

7pm Short Film: At The Airport. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT-f3aTXbqk

Feature Film: Echoes of the Past (Kalavryta 1943) Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX3qKai2uiA
Followed by Q&A session with SFU Hellenic Studies Professor, Dr. James Horncastle.

Sunday, October 2nd

5pm Short Film: Como, Ti Amo

Feature Film: The Rocket Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mve-UWAyUs

7:30pm Short Film: Greek to Me Trailer: https://vimeo.com/698384284?embedded=true&source=vimeo_logo&owner=67218601

Feature Film: King Otto – Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWLQUaIPkiY&t=10s
Each film will be preceded by a short film and many will be followed with a panel discussion with a special guest. 

We are excited for GIFFT to become a recurring successful event for the Greek community in the Lower Mainland.

Thank you to our local and national sponsors!! You can find them on our website!

We are looking for local businesses and organizations to partner with us and play a part in this community event. Your involvement would not only contribute to our event, but show support and highlight the importance of recognizing Greek filmmakers and artists while promoting these amazing films to film lovers in the Lower Mainland.

If you’re interested in joining our efforts and support, please email us and we will send you our event sponsorship packages. Events like ours are important to our community and we would love to have you involved!

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! 

Please visit www.gifft.ca/Vancouver to purchase your tickets now!

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