New Greek film “Few Hours in Athens” wins prestigious Hollywood awards

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New Greek film “Few Hours in Athens” wins prestigious Hollywood awardsShot in Greece, “Few Hours in Athens” premiered at the Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival (DOC LA), where it managed to snag two of the festival’s top awards

Ari Papargyropoulos, a young Greek actor turned director, is taking American festivals by storm with his film “Few Hours in Athens,” according to greekreporter.com.

We recently sat down with the writer, director, and lead actor of “Few Hours in Athens,” to talk to him about the process of making his first film from beginning to finish.

Shot in Greece, “Few Hours in Athens” premiered at the Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival (DOC LA), where it managed to snag two of the festival’s top awards. Papagyropoulos’ movie won Best Film of the competition, while his lead actress, Danae Vasilopoulos, won the Best Actress award for her performance.

The Greek filmmaker spoke about his experience shooting in the Greek capital of Athens, his background in film and acting, and the challenges and rewards of making your own film. He also shared his inspiration for making the movie — the yearning for a simpler, more innocent and romantic time.

Read the full interview at greekreporter.com

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