Greek Film Festival announces additional Sydney screenings of Echoes of the Past


Due to popular demand the Greek Film Festival in association with Kalavryton Society (NSW) Aghia Lavra Inc has released additional Encore Screening of Echoes of the Past in Sydney.

This is the final chance to get to see this powerful film. A fictional drama inspired by a true event, the massacre committed by invading German troops at Kalavryta, Greece in December 1943.

As a traumatic past comes to light, its painful echoes grow stronger than ever. The Kalavryta Massacre is remembered as one of the darkest moments in Greek history. An extraordinary must-see film for all.

This is the final weekend to be able to see these much talked about and highly acclaimed films ending the 2022 Greek Film Festival.

Also taking place this week in Sydney are the already announced encore screenings of Eftihia and Smyrna.

Encore Screening for Eftihia – Fri 28 Oct, 6:15pm | Winner of 12 Academy Awards Eftihia is the biggest Greek Film production of a film inspired by the life of Eftihia Papagiannopoulou, a lyricist who
created a massive volume of timeless popular songs, set to music by Tsitsanis, Kaldaras, Hiotis and Hadjidakis among others.

Encore Screening for Smyrna my Beloved – Sat 29th Oct, 2:15pm | This Award-Winning film is based on the historical incidents and facts that preceded and occurred during the occupation of Smyrna in 1922 by the Turkish army are recounted through the lives of the Baltatzis family members. “These encore screenings are an excellent last chance for Sydneysiders to catch some of the most talked-about titles at this year’s Festival” says Festival Chair, Nia Karteris

When: Friday 28th October – Sunday 30th
Where: Palace Norton Street, 99 Norton Street, Leichhardt




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