The Always on Sunday On Demand film series presents two Greek films each month. Beginning the first Sunday of every month until the day before the first Sunday of the following month, films can be streamed on any device, anywhere around the world, on any day of the week.
Sunday, May 2 — Monday, May 31, 2021
May films are sponsored by The Greek Online School
CITY OF CHILDREN
Η ΠΟΛΗ ΤΩΝ ΠΑΙΔΙΩΝ
Directed by Yorgos Gkikapeppas
2011 / 93 min
Cast: Kika Georgiou (Nadine), Iosif Polizoides (Nadine’s neighbor), Vassilis Bisbikis (Fotis), Natalia Kalimeratzi (Liza), Dimitris Kotzias (Stranger on the road), Anna Kalaitzidou (Dina), Leonidas Kakouris (Dina’s husband, a doctor), Iro Loupi (Marina, Dina’s doctor), Yorgos Ziovas (Antonis), Maria Tsima (Vasso), Michalis Sarandis (Yannis)
In this astonishing debut feature of director Yorgos Gkikapeppas, four powerful stories dealing with pregnancy unfold, each representing a harrowing perspective of the lives of couples in a city gripped by despondency.
Audiences may be familiar with the popular actors Vassilis Bisbikis and Leonidas Kakouris, known for their work in the Greek television drama Agries Melisses.
Not suitable for young viewers.
This film is in Greek and some Arabic, with English subtitles.
International Film Critics Award, Best Greek Film, Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2011
Three Hellenic Film Academy Awards, including Best Actress, Kika Georgiou
Greek Federation of Film Critics Award, Best Film
Directed by Dimos Dimopoulos
1966 / 103 min
Cast: Tzeni Karezi (Tzeni Skoutari), Dionysis Papagiannopoulos (Kosmas Skoutaris), Andreas Barkoulis (Nikos Mantas), Mary Lalopoulou (Diana Kassandri), Eleni Zafeiriou (Matina Skoutari), and Lambros Konstantaras (Miltos Kassandris)
In order to help her father, a political influencer, solve his financial problems, a young woman consents to a marriage of convenience to his political opponent, a parliamentary candidate.
The trio of Karezi, Barkoulis and Konstantaras –key players in the Greek film industry in the 1960s– adds special sparkle to this romantic comedy from the golden age of Greek cinema.
This film is in Greek, with English subtitles.
Viewers are reporting a problem with the subtitles. We are looking into solving the issue. Until then, please know that non-Greek speakers may have trouble following the film.
We look forward to bringing you Greek films that entertain, inform, and inspire.