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New York Greek Film Expo 2022, presented by Hellenic Film Society, September 29-October 29. 9

ASTORIA – The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) announced September 19 the lineup for its annual New York Greek Film Expo, a Greek film festival for all New Yorkers, to be held September 29-October 9, spanning four theaters across New York. metropolitan area of ​​York.

HFS will present 15 screenings of 12 films, including two documentaries. Four of the films are directed by women. Films in Greek are subtitled in English. Screenings will take place at the Village East Cinema in Manhattan, the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria, Alpine Cinemas in Brooklyn and the Pelham Picture House in Westchester.

“This marks the most movies in the most theaters in HFS history,” HFS President Jimmy DeMetro said. “We are delighted with the diversity of offerings we present, from powerful dramas to inspiring documentaries and even a classic from the golden age of Greek comedy. Romance, greed, passion, revenge, teenage angst, we’ve got it all.

Andreas Konstantinou, one of the biggest stars of Greek cinema, is the honorary host of this year’s Expo and is expected to attend several screenings in Manhattan.

The New York Greek Film Expo 2022 is made possible with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Additional funding is provided by the Greek National Tourism Organization, the Kallinikeion Foundation, the New York City Council, and the Borough President of Queens.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.hellenicfilmusa.org or call 347-934-9497.

About the Hellenic Film Society USA

The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization rooted in the belief that Greek cinema should be part of the American cultural landscape. Based in Astoria, NY, the organization promotes feature films, documentaries and short films made by Greek and Greek-born filmmakers, as well as films that promote the cultures of Greece and Cyprus.

In addition to presenting its annual film festival, HFS collaborates with the prestigious Museum of the Moving Image on Always on Sunday, a series of monthly screenings of Greek films.