Monthly Archives: June 2016

Kisses To The Children (2012), Dir. Vassilis Loules

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The next screening will take place on Thursday 23rd June, 7pm at the Cyprus Community Club of NSW, 58 Stanmore Rd, Stanmore. NOTE: This screening was originally scheduled for Thursday 16th June.

Kisses To The Children (2012) 114′

Dir. Vassilis Loules

A moving documentary about five Greek-Jewish children who survived the German Occupation and Holocaust with the help of ordinary Greek families who risked their own lives. The children’s stories are told through interviews, diaries, photographs and rare footage. Their personal accounts throw light on prewar Jewish life, resistance, survivor guilt and the childhood experience of dark times.

Awards:

-Audience Award and Best Director Award of the International Jury at the AGON, International Meeting of Archaeological Film 2012

-Best Direction, 2nd Best Documentary, Best Music at the Halkida Greek Documentary Festival 2011

-Best Feature Length Documentary Award of the International Jury and Best Feature Length Documentary Award of the Children’s Jury at the Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Young people 2011

-Best Direction Award of the Jury, Award of the Public, 2012
“Agon”-International Meeting of Archaeological Film

-Audience Award, 2012 Greek Film Festival Chicago

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