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18 Dec 0 Comment

The first impressions after the film release of KAZANTZAKIS in New York

  The first release of the film KAZANTZAKIS abroad, was held in New York and it was exceptionally successful.The director Iannis Smaragdis was very glad of how welcoming were not only the prominent Greeks of New York but also the non Greeks who attended the screening and they were excited. The director feels thankful for everyone but especially for Mrs. Olga Bornozi, the Managing Director of Capital Link that organised the whole event as well as the screening of the film in NYIT Auditorium in New York, Mr. Nikos Mougiaris who is the main supporter of the event. Additionally, he is t

23 Nov 0 Comment

Riveting emotions during the premiere of Iannis Smaragdis’ film

Following the glorious avant-premiere in Crete and just a couple of days prior to its official release in theatres, the official premiere of the much-anticipated film KAZANTZAKIS by Iannis Smaragdis took place last Monday, November 20th at Pallas theatre with tremendous success. In a highly mystical atmosphere inside the packed theatre and following the continuous applause, KAZANTZAKIS captivated hearts and minds. After the screening a liberating and emotional silence was felt throughout, with viewers remaining in their seats, not wanting to emerge from the unique life journey of Nikos Kaza

30 Oct 0 Comment

Cyprus awarded Iannis Smaragdis for «KAZANTZAKIS»

Cyprus honored and awarded director Iannis Smaragdis for his new film “KAZANTZAKIS”, a month prior to its official screening in theaters. Scenes from the “making-of” video were shown in the grand event, while the director of “KAZANTZAKIS” deeply moved and excited, received an honorary award from the President of Cypriot Democracy, Nikos Anastasiadis, as a recognition of his important offer in art and his contribution to the projection of great Greek creators and to the Greek civilization overall. The President of Cypriot Democracy while giving the award he said, amongst others,

08 May 0 Comment

Stills and images, characters and performances

After a fascinating six-month filming journey under the directorial eye of Iannis Smaragdis, the time has come for a glimpse into his new film Kazantzakis. The first teaser of the anticipated film will be officially released.ω [embed][/embed] Within a few seconds, stills, individual gros plan, performances and aromas of another era, capture director Iannis Smaragdis’ new cinematic vision. The great ecumenical writer Nikos Kazantzakis used to say that his life has been determined by his travels and his dreams. The same paths were followed in the movie, wit

08 Nov 0 Comment

Principal photography for Kazantzakis Film

Principal photography for Iannis Smargdis’ new film NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS took place on Asterousia mountains in Crete, in alliance with the captivating autumn light and the welcoming Cretan embrace. The date on the call sheet: 26 September and on the clapboard: Scene 1. @Photo Credits  George Vardakis [caption id="attachment_505" align="aligncenter" width="830"] @George Vardakis[/caption] [caption id="attachment_503" align="aligncenter" width="830"] @George Vardakis[/caption] [caption id="attachment_507" align="aligncenter" width="830"] @George Vardakis[/caption]    

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