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A strange exotic bird flew all the way from Cannes all the way to Olympion! Dodo by Panos H. Koutras was screened on Monday November 7th in a special screening within the framework of the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival, in the presence of the director and all of his sparkling cast at the stage of the packed Olympion.
Smaragda Karydi, Akis Sakellariou, Natassa Exintaveloni, Nikos Gelia, Angelos Papadimitriou, Mariella Savvidou, Marissa Triantafyllidou, Polydoros Vogiatzis, Jeff Montana, Kris Radanov, Anna Djorjikia, Ahmad Kontar, Tzortzis Papadopoulos accompanied Panos H. Koutras on stage to present the film that celebrated its premiere at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The movie was also screened in a special pre-festival screening in Athens, on Monday October 31st, at Onassis Cultural Centre Athens.
A Dodo, a bird extinct for the last 300 years, shows up at the villa of a formerly wealthy family in Athens. The owners are counting down the critical two days to their daughter’s wedding, which will bring their financial salvation. In Dodo's presence, the already thin line between sanity and madness collapses as the situation spins out of control
The movie will hit Greek theaters on Thursday November 10th, distributed by Tulip Entertainment.
In the framework of the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the Laboratory for the Study of Greek Cinema & Television (EMEKT) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Film presented a workshop on Maria Plyta titled “The ‘unknown’ of Greek Cinema”. The event took place on November 7, at Pavlos Zannas Hall. Eleftheria Thanouli, President of the Festival's Board of Directors and Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Film welcomed the audience. Mrs. Thanouli initially talked about the action of EMEKT since 2014, focused on education, with the aim of training young researchers and offering knowledge and insight in both cinema and television.