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Double Feature by Filmmaker Vassilis Loules

Vassilis Loules, director, writer, filmmaker

Monday, February 25, 2019
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thornton 105
Intended Audience(s): Public
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The Navarino Fund for Modern Greek Studies at Dartmouth College

a double feature by
filmmaker and documentarian
Vassilis Loules

Monday February 25
Thornton Hall 105
6-6:30 pm
«Lela Karayannis, the Fragance of a Heroine»
2005, documentary, 30 min.
The film focuses on the struggle and personality of Lela Karayannis, a legendary heroine of the Greek Resistance, as seen through the eyes of her son Giorgos.
Film include rare, clandestine images of Nazi-Occupied Athens.
In Greek with English subtitles.
6:45-8:15 pm
«And I Also Passed by There and had Paper Shoes to Wear»
«Πέρασα κι εγώ από κει κι είχα παπούτσια από χαρτί»
“Fairytales forever”
2014, documentary, 91 min.
The film takes us to beautiful rural Trikala in Thessaly, Greece where we encounter elderly people who tell the stories they learned as children and share about the individuals from whom and the historical and cultural context in which they learned these stories. 
Scenery is stunning; the tellers unforgettable.
The stories are irreverent and funny, serious and philosophical.
In Greek with English subtitles.
8:15-9 pm
discussion with the filmmaker

The fairytale film can also be viewed on Friday Feb. 22, 2:30-4 pm in Dartmouth Hall 213. An opportunity to have lunch with the filmmaker is available to film and television studies students on Tuesday Feb. 26, noon-2 pm in BVAC, Studio 108. Register with Cheryl Coutermarsh.

Vassilis Loules was born in rural Trikala, Greece on the cusp of a traditional way of life’s encounter with modernity.  His father ran a bicycle repair shop and he studied electrical engineering before turning to screenwriting and directing.  His credits include more than a dozen films, among others, the award-winning and widely shown documentary about hidden Jewish children in Occupied Greece, “Kisses to the Children” (shown at Dartmouth in 2016).
Free and open to the public!



For more information, contact:
Carol Bean-Carmody

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