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Director
Nikos Kavoukidis

Filmography
 (selected)
Cinematography
1963 Amoc
1964 Lola
1964 The Bait
1965 Girls for Kissing
1966 I Accuse Mankind
1966 Stefania
1967 Concert for Machine Guns
1969 Robbery in Athens
1969 The Island of Aphrodite
1970 The Mediterranean in Flames
1972 Anna’s Engagement
1974 The Colors of the Iris
1978 1922
1980 The Man with the Carnation
1984 The Descent of the Nine
1985 Bordelo
1993 Byron
2001 Lilly’s Story
2004 Dust
2005 Chariton’s Choir
2015 The History of the Green Line

Direction
1960 Ascent to Kalavryta
1963 Elis, Land of Gods and Men
1974 Testaments
2006 The Lonely Postman
2008 The Ash that Remains
2009 Grandpa the Liar

Biography
He was born in Nikaia, Piraeus. His parents were refugees from Asia Minor. He began his career at the Finos Film Studios in 1955, at the age of 15. He is the son of the pioneering Greek cinematographer Yorgos Kavoukidis and he was an apprentice to producer Filopimin Finos and cinematographer Dinos Katsouridis. Until 1967, when he left Finos Film, he had worked as a DoP and editor on numerous films by directors such as Alekos Sakellarios, Dinos Dimopoulos and Yannis Dalianidis, among others. In 1968 he established his own production company, Tele Film, and since then he has been working as a DoP, editor and co-producer with directors of the old generation and the new wave of Greek cinema, in dozens of films. He has received countless awards for his projects in cinema, television and theater. He is the vice-president of the Greek Film Archive, and an honorary member of the Greek Directors’ Guild, the Greek Union of Cinema and Television Technicians, and the Greek Union of Cinematographers.

Nikos Kavoukidis

A Life Journey of 60 Years: Nikos Kavoukidis 1955-2015 / Nikos Kavoukidis

A life journey of 60 years with images and memories from the magical world of Greek Television and Cinema. A journey with beloved people, actors, directors, technicians and other artists. A creative journey full of joy, sadness, anguish and love. He begins his career as an intern at Finos Film Studios at the age of 15. His father was Yorgos Kavoukidis, one of the pioneers of Greek cinema, along with his close friend Filopimin Finos. Following the vision of his spiritual father, Finos, and his teacher in cinematography and editing, Dinos Katsouridis, he became at the age of 20 a well-known director of photography and editor of dozens of films of Greek cinema. During those 60 years, cinema and television became his home. He became a producer and a director. He designed the lighting for dozens of stage performances. His co-workers are his family.


Director: Nikos Kavoukidis
Editing:Maria Girmi
Sound:Yannis Tsiolakis
Format:DCP Color
Duration:135'
Production Year:2015
Screening Schedule
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Friday, November 13, 2015 - 19:30 | ID:726
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