Film – Documentary “The Byzantine Cavafy”





From 05/07/2013 to 31/07/2013

Eleven renowned people of Arts and Letters from Greece and abroad read poems by Cavafy referring to Byzantium :
Rector Helene Ahrweiler
Athanasios Markopoulos, Professor, University of Athens
Sonia Ilinskaya, University of Ioannina
Renata Lavagnini, University of Palermo
Michalis Pieris, University of Cyprus
Diana Haas, University of Patras
Maria Rota, University of Athens
Nikos Stambolidis, University of Crete, Museum of Cycladic Art
Vangelis Chronis, poet
Niki Tsironi, National Research Foundation
Marianna Vardinoyanni, Foundation for the Child and the Family
Production: European Cultural Centre of Delphi
Scientific supervision-comments-introduction: Helene Ahrweiler
Screenplay: Panos Kyparissis
Directed by Panos Kyparissis
Produced by Keyframe Productions

The first screening of the film took place on 4 July at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi.
This was followed by a Round Table discussion on “The Byzantine Cavafy”.
Keynote speech-coordination: Rector Helene Ahrweiler
Participants: Athanasios Markopoulos, Professor of Byzantine Philology, University of Athens Christina Angelidi, Byzantine scholar
Charalambos Bakirtzis, Director of the Anastasios G. Leventis Foundation.
The event at the Delphi Museum was held with the support of the 1st Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities.
The film has been screened at many festivals in Greece and abroad.