Eirini Alligiannis wins Best Director at the Close Film Festival

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Greek Australian, Eirini Alligiannis, is making waves in the film industry having won Best Director at the Close Film Festival for her documentary Louie Gasparro: Five Points.

The documentary focuses on graffiti artist, Louie (KR.ONE) Gasparro, and how his love for graffiti was rekindled at the 5Pointz graffiti mecca in Long Island City, New York. Louie reminisces about what 5Pointz means to him and to the wider graffiti art world.

Speaking with The Greek Herald, Eirini says she’s honoured to be recognised at the Close Film Festival which aims to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms.

Eirini Alligiannis wins Best Director at the Close Film Festival.

“I am very grateful for the acknowledgement of my work as it fuels my passion to share more with people,” Eirini says.

This accolade is one of many Eirini has won in recent years including Best Female Director at the Carpe Diem Film Festival. Her film has also been nominated this year for the Best Short Documentary at the Liber Film Festival in Athens, Greece.

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