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August 14, 2002 | Sandra Wu
THURSDAY Greek Cooking Demo: Author Tom Stone demonstrates recipes from his book, "The Summer of My Greek Taverna" (Simon & Schuster, $24). The evening includes wine-tasting, appetizers, leg of lamb stuffed with feta and spinach, entertainment and a Greek dessert of baklava. 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call (323) 737-2970. Papa Cristos Restaurant, 2771 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. $18.95. FRIDAY L.A.
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June 9, 2011
This year the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, a celebration of Greek filmmakers from across the globe, zeroes in on the work of a daring new wave of Greek cinema. Catch a selection of boundary-breaking films, including "Pyramids of Athens," "Marios and the Raven" and "Pelican's Watch. " Laemmle's Sunset 5, 8000 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Thu.-Sun. $12 for many screenings, more for special events. (310) 478-3836. lagff.org
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 9, 2011
This year the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, a celebration of Greek filmmakers from across the globe, zeroes in on the work of a daring new wave of Greek cinema. Catch a selection of boundary-breaking films, including "Pyramids of Athens," "Marios and the Raven" and "Pelican's Watch. " Laemmle's Sunset 5, 8000 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Thu.-Sun. $12 for many screenings, more for special events. (310) 478-3836. lagff.org
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June 6, 2010 | By Mark Olsen, Special to the Los Angeles Times
When it comes to finance, Greece's reputation has been plummeting. Among moviegoers, however, the country's stock may be on the rise. Purposefully enigmatic and difficult to describe, the Greek export "Dogtooth," directed and co-written by Yorgos Lanthimos, tells the story of a family that has largely cut itself off from the outside world. The father and mother do not allow their children beyond the walls of their small hilltop compound, teaching them a skewed dialect that mangles the meaning of certain words.
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June 6, 2010 | By Mark Olsen, Special to the Los Angeles Times
When it comes to finance, Greece's reputation has been plummeting. Among moviegoers, however, the country's stock may be on the rise. Purposefully enigmatic and difficult to describe, the Greek export "Dogtooth," directed and co-written by Yorgos Lanthimos, tells the story of a family that has largely cut itself off from the outside world. The father and mother do not allow their children beyond the walls of their small hilltop compound, teaching them a skewed dialect that mangles the meaning of certain words.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 11, 2008
Opa! The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival will honor the late John Cassavetes and actress Gena Rowlands, who will be in attendance on June 27 at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
NEWS
June 25, 2008
Greek Film Festival: The movie listings in Sunday's Calendar section said that the second annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival was being held at the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills. The event, which concludes Sunday, is at the Linwood Dunn Theater (1313 N. Vine St., Hollywood, 310-247-3000) and the Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323-466-3456).
ENTERTAINMENT
May 12, 2009
Seven feature films, seven documentaries and eight shorts will be shown at the third annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, running June 25-28 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The opening-night film will be "Small Crime," a comedy about a policeman investigating a death on an island in the Aegean, directed by Christos Georgiou.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 10, 2011
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FOOD
August 14, 2002 | Sandra Wu
THURSDAY Greek Cooking Demo: Author Tom Stone demonstrates recipes from his book, "The Summer of My Greek Taverna" (Simon & Schuster, $24). The evening includes wine-tasting, appetizers, leg of lamb stuffed with feta and spinach, entertainment and a Greek dessert of baklava. 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call (323) 737-2970. Papa Cristos Restaurant, 2771 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. $18.95. FRIDAY L.A.
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