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An interview with Vassilis Tsikaras – Exodos

16.03.2017 in Arts & Culture

Vassilis Tsikaras, “Culture is our way out of the crisis” The film “Exodos 1826” is an independent production from Thessaloniki. It recounts the story of the 120 men from Samarina, and surrounding villages, who rushed to help the Exodοs (exit) from Messolonghi in April 1826. The film, based on the Greek folk song “Children of Samarina” and surviving historical facts (and a little bit of fiction), is the first movie in 46 years to be released about the Greek revolution.   “What pleases me the most is that the people who watched the film tell me, ‘I knew the folk song,…