31 July 2015

Cinema at the beach in Paphos - August Events 

Paphos2017 moves on with its summer programme of events

The European Capital of Culture – Paphos2017 moves on with its summer programme of events that includes ; 

SEE FEST – CINEMA AT THE BEACH, with films that flirt with the theme of gastronomy and the 1st Folklore Festival of Ktima, presenting the Cypriot tradition through a celebration of music, dance and gastronomy.

06 – 26 August 2015


The European Capital of Culture – Paphos2017 establishes a programme of screenings within the concept of its summer programme of events, aspiring to develop the open air cinema in Paphos, growing its audience and creating a new institution through its course to 2017.

Since 2014 Paphos2017 organizes within the Open Air Factory concept and the thematic World Travellers, Cinema at the Beach. This year the event features films that flirt with the theme of gastronomy, love and good food.

Geroskipou Municipal Beach - Atlantida
Start time: 21:00
Free Entrance to all screenings
With Greek & English subtitles

Programme of Screenings

Thursday 6 August 2015


The Greek restaurant owner Zinos is down on his luck. The restaurant is not working, the love of his life has moved to Shanghai, he is bed-riden and then confronted by his brother recently released from prison and who unfortunately cannot overcome his destructive passion for gambling. An award-winning comedy directed by Fatih Akin. Starring: Adam Bousdoukos, ╬ťoritz Bleibtreu.
2003/108` German, Greek, English

Tuesday 11 August 2015


Fanis returns to Constantinople after thirty years to see his sick grandfather. The trip gives rise to flashbacks, when as a child in the City, he learned the secrets of cooking from his grandfather and experienced his first love with Saime. A film filled with memories of Constantinople, humor, emotion, gastronomy and a philosophical view of life. Directed by Tassos Boulmetis. Starring: George Chorafa, Ieroklis Michailidis, Stelios Maina, Renia Louizidou, Tamera Karantal, Tasos Bandis.
2003/109` Greek, English

Wednesday 19 August 2015


The chef of a high-class restaurant falls out with a food critic and his boss, who fires him. Urged on by his former wife, he returns to Miami and starts his own business: a mobile canteen that serves gourmet food.
Directed by: Jon Favreau.
Starring: Jon Favreau and Scarlet Johansonn
2014/114’ English

Wednesday 26 August 2015


The story of an immigrant family setting up an Indian restaurant in the south of France, across from a Michelin-starred French fine-dining establishment. A culinary battle ensues between the two "competitors". Directed by: Lasse Hallstrom. Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon.
2014/122’ English, French, Hindi

Friday 28 & Sautday 29 August 2015


The Ktima Folklore Association within the Community Involvement Programme and the Open Air Factory of the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 organise a 2 day event dedicated to the Cypriot tradition with a celebration of music, dance and gastronomy. Cyprus and Pafos particularly, has a long history of myths and stories that go back to the 12th century. Within the framework of the thematic Myth & Religion the history, heritage, culture and tradition are highlighted adding to our cultural heritage.

Furthermore, the organization of the event in the city centre adds up to its revitalization – known as “Ktima” and its establishment over the years.

Traditional music programme and dance from Cyprus, Crete, Pontus and Greece, shadow theatre, traditional games, tools and music instruments, tales from the past and Cypriot cuisine comprise these 2 day events.

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