november, 2019

This is a repeating event

2019fri29nov21:3023:151968 (2018) | Celebrating The Hellenic Centre’s 25th Anniversary21:30 - 23:15 The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, Marylebone, London W1U 5ASEvent Category:Theatre & Film Greek Flag: greek_flag_events

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Time

(Friday) 21:30 - 23:15

Location

The Hellenic Centre

16-18 Paddington Street, Marylebone, London W1U 5AS

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Event Details

1968 (2018), 9.30pm

Tassos Boulmetis
April 4th, 1968. The Kallimarmaro Stadium is abuzz, with thousands of people gathered and millions listening through their radios. The AEK – Slavia Prague basketball game has just begun. A girl in love is dreaming of her wedding day, while the future husband becomes more desperate with every Greek ball going through the hoop. An elderly husband and wife remember the home they left behind. A young communist prisoner cheers from his jail cell and a PROPO betting shop becomes the place where old and new wounds resurface. Years before this night, three Constantinopolitans decided to create an athletic union that will tell their story. At the end of this night, Greek history will have changed forever.

Directed by Tassos Boulmetis

Language: Greek with English subtitles

Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes

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Free; Booking required

Organizer

The Hellenic CentreThe Hellenic Centre offers a rich programme of lectures, exhibitions, concerts, social events, and Greek language courses to promote awareness of Hellenic culture and nurture UK relations with the Hellenic world.

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