Angelopoulos at the NFT
by Annika Pham
The National Film Theatre (NFT) in London is dedicating a complete retrospective of Theo Angelopoulos’ feature films from November 7 to December 30, 2003.
The unique homage to Angelopoulos’ work will feature a visit from the most famous contemporary Greek filmmaker on November 25, a national tour to selected cinemas across the UK and a re-release of a new print of Angelopoulos’ masterpiece The Travelling Players (1975).
Angelopoulos’ other films screening at the NFT include his first feature film Reconstruction (1970), Days of 36 (1972), The Huntsmen (1977), the 1980 Venice Golden Lion winner, Alexander The Great (1980), Voyage to Cythera (1984), The Beekeeper (1986), Landscape In The Mist (1988), The Suspended Step Of The Stork (1991), the 1995 Cannes Grand Jury Prize winner, Ulysses’ Gaze and the 1998 Cannes Palme d’or winner, Eternity And a Day.
The NFT Angelopoulos retrospective is part of “Greece in Britain”, a series of nationwide series of events presented by the Hellenic Foundation for Culture.
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