[Tony Agapitos Home Movies: Reel 6]

Video:


Date:
Circa 1965

Creator:
Tony Agapitos, creator; Tony Agapitos, director of photography

Collection:
Tony Agapitos Home Movie Collection

Archive/Collection:
Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Tony Agapitos Home Movie Collection

Description:
Tony Agapitos was a Greek immigrant and film-maker who documented aspects of life in the Greek community in Melbourne during the 1950s to the 1970s. He focused on significant political, social and religious events, including the arrival of Greek ships at Victoria docks, celebrations and dances, protest marches, political meetings and religious occasions. ACMI holds all of the known footage shot by Agapitos. The material comprises approximately three hours of footage and was shot on 16mm and 35mm film. This short film shows an intimate lounge room party and poetry reading by "Ninolakis the poet".

Location(s):
Melbourne/VIC/Australia
Duration:
00:01:47:00
Materials Held By:
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Original Format:
16mm
Color/B&W:
Black and White
Sound/Silent:
Silent

Archive:
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)



Inquiries regarding this film should contact:
Nick Richardson, Collections and Access Manager, e. nick.richardson@acmi.net.au , t. +61 3 8663 2468

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