1st Champaign Greek Film Festival with the collaboration of the FilmHellenes

1st Champaign Greek Film Festival - Mar 2 & 3, 2012 and scholarship info
March 2 & 3, 2012 Art Theater, Champaign Starting on Friday evening, March 2nd, we will be showing 7 films (1 documentary and 6 feature films), all recent Greek productions several of which have won prizes at international venues. The films will be introduced by our visiting lecturer, Dr. Vassiliki Tsitsopoulou. The program will include the films: "The Guide" (2011), "Without Borders" (2011), "Attenberg" (2010), "Gold Dust" (2009), "Plato's Academy" (2009), "The Guardian's Son" (2006), and the documentary "The Silent School: The History of the Theological School of Halki" (2010). The film festival is generously supported by the European Union Center , the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center , and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies .

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Dear friends of Modern Greek Studies @ Illinois,

Please note the following Greek-related funding opportunities on our campus.We thank you for your help disseminating this information to eligible candidates.

Panhellenic Scholarships Foundation (for undergraduate students of Greek descent) Application deadline: January 31 More information at: http://www.panhellenicscholarships.org/article-detail.php?articleid=89a22c46

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (for graduate and undergraduate students planning to take a Modern Greek language course in AY 2012-2013) Application deadline: February 10 More information at: http://www.euc.illinois.edu/funding/flas/

Houston Papadimitriou Greek Culture awards (for undergraduate students who took a course in Modern Greek language or culture in AY 2011-2012) Application deadline: MArch 16 More information at: http://www.moderngreek.illinois.edu/awards/