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Yiorgos (de la Grecia) Panteleakis

Greece

Biography

Yiorgos Panteleakis was born in Athens, Greece. After graduating Greek Lyceum he left the country for the United States of America where he resided for the following ten years. He has studied drama as acting – directing major in Essex College in Baltimore, famous for their great theatre scene. Also he has studied Physics (did not attain a degree) as Premedical Major in the University of Mass in Lowell Massachusetts. Upon returning to Athens he continued studying at Higher Degree Drama School Akis Davis. He has been working on the field of Dynamic Arts playing as an actor on all fields. Full member of Equity and both the Greek Actor's Union and Greek Directors Guild in Greece.

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155 Sold

155 Sold (Orig.) / 2012 / Greece / 45 min

Yiorgos Panteleakis’s documentary takes a full contact approach to the protests that took place in Athens in late May 2011 against the country’s austerity measures, as well as the violence used by the police while quelling the protests. The series of unpolished scenes includes footage shot not only by the filmmakers but also by the participants themselves. The demonstrations are presented as spontaneous, wild, and uncoordinated events.

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