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The Francophone Film Festival kicks off this Thursday

The Francophone Film Festival returns to Athens and Thessaloniki for a 17th year, featuring a wide range of interesting synergies. The annual event kicks off on April 7 at the Onassis Cultural Center (107-109 Syngrou), with the Greek premiere of the 2015 romantic drama “Mon Roi.” Director and actress Μaïwenn Le Besco also directed award-winning “Polisse” — a film that was ...

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Controversial Belgian curator of Athens Festival has resigned

Officially it has not been confirmed by the Greek Ministry of Culture. But Belgian artist Jan Fabre, the controversial curator of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, told a Belgian newspaper that he has submitted his resignation. The Greek Festival curator triggered a storm of reactions when he decided to exclude Greek artists from this year’s Athens & Epidaurus Festival and ...

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Belgian curator of the Athens Festival makes artists angry

Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre has accepted the invitation by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports to be the director of the annual Athens & Epidaurus (International) Festival for the 2016 – 2019 period. Greek artists expressed outrage on social media as Fabre unveiled plans for the following four years at a press conference, which took place at the ...

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