Public Lecture by Dr Marios Psaras
In this talk, Dr Psaras revisits landmark films that constitute the main corpus of the so-called “Greek Weird Wave”, such as Yorgos Lanthimos’s Dogtooth (2009) and Alps (2011), Panos
Organised by The Anglo-Hellenic League.
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Dr Marios Psaras holds a Degree in Education & Philosophy (University of Cyprus), an MA and a PhD in Film Studies (Queen Mary University of London). He is the author of the first book-length study on contemporary Greek cinema, The Queer Greek Weird Wave: Ethics, Politics and the Crisis of Meaning (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Dr Psaras has taught film theory at UK universities and published articles, reviews and book chapters on contemporary Greek, European and global queer cinema. He is a member of the Hellenic Film Academy, artistic director of the annual festival Cyprus Short Film Day, London, a member of the pre-selection committee of the National Section of the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus and a member of the editorial board of Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies. Since September 2018, he has been the Cultural Counsellor at the Cyprus High Commission in London.