AGON Festival in collaboration with Dr Eleftherios Ikonomou of ARTSetc. Intercultural Dialogues UG presents selected films from its archive that accompany the exhibition Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (December 13th, 2015- March 20th, 2016).
The films are presenting themes related to the Hellenistic world.
1. Keeping track of lost colors: colored marbles of Ancient Greece (Bayerisches Rundfunk-Elli Kriesch, Germany, 2000, 46′)
2. Works on the Acropolis of Athens: the people behind the monuments (The Acropolis Restoration Service-Socratis Mavrommatis, Greece, 2002, 48′)
3. Ancient Hydraulis (European Cultural Centre of Delphi-Maria Hatzimihali Papaliou, Greece, 1999, 10′)
4. Alexander the Great, the Macedonian (Les Films du Tambour de Soie-Bernard Georges, France, 2011, 52′)
5. Sculpting the human figure: the female form in Ancient Greek sculpture (Kinicon-Panos Pappas/Despoina Charalambous, Greece, 2009, 28′)
6. Sculpting the human figure: the male form in Ancient Greek sculpture (Kinicon-Panos Pappas/Despoina Charalambous, Greece, 2008, 27′)
7. Lysippos Epoesen (Lysippos Created) (KΙΝΟ-Nikos Franghias, Greece, 1996, 57′)
8. The Bronze Cartel: Trade flourishing in the Mediterranean (Illona Grundmann Productions/ZDF-Franz Leopold Schmelzer, Germany, 2008, 42′)
9. Work which remains hidden (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin-Jürgen Mrosek, Germany, 1997, 20′)
10. The world’s first computer: the Antikythera Mechanism (Images First/ ARTE/ERT/NHK, Mike Beckham, International Co-production, 2012, 74′)
11. A third life for Messene (Cinergon-Athanassia Drakopoulou, Greece, 2010, 67′).
More information about the screenings’ program at http://www.nga.gov