Michael Caoyannis 100 years

Birthday… 100 years since the birth of Michael Cacoyannis.  This year, we decided to celebrate by remembering his assertive passion.  Michael Cacoyannis honoured Greece to the ends of the earth, he adored the Athens sky.  It was here that he lived and created for most of his life. His base,…

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World Book Day 23/4

THE COLDNESS OF OBJECTS PANAYOTIS CACOYANNIS “A gay man questions Britain’s repressive new political regime in this satirical, speculative novel… Panayotis Cacoyannis tells a story that feels both fresh and alarming in how it identifies and amplifies concerns of our time, as when it shows life becoming anodyne as a…

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IN APPRECIATION THESSALONIKI FILM FESTIVAL

The special collectors’ edition,  IN APPRECIATION,  represents the expression of gratitude from the Thessaloniki Film Festival towards the friends and personalities both in Greece and abroad who have offered their support and encouragement, sharing and hoping alongside the people of the important Greek cinematographic institution. The special edition IN APPRECIATION…

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Explorations for a new theater for the 21st Century

Theatre was born in classical Athens as a social cure for the citizens during a century of war, when the democratic city-state celebrated the great victories over the Persian conquerors, and the success of the Athenian empire, but also witnessed the rise of political bandits, and the strategic errors that…

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Lockdown short stories

Lockdown short stories The time has come to leave a rather challenging period behind us! Without a doubt we all have a story of love, passion, perhaps joy or a funny tale to tell from these past weeks:. The Michael Cacoyannis Foundation invites you to create a one act play…

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CELEBRATING THE BIRTH DATE OF MICHAEL CACOYANNIS

The beginning of a great, and intensely creative life. Michael Cacoyannis always wanted to celebrate beginnings!  He never focused on endings or goodbyes. Through his art and the legacy he left behind, he created an ongoing artistic and cultural flow of energy stemming either directly from his oeuvre, or in…

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