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Katerina Cozias and other top media personalities will be covering this year's Los Angeles Greek Film Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the festival runs from June 1 - June 5th at Hollywood's famed Egyptian Theater.
"I am delighted to be covering this year's festival including the Orpheus Awards which, in addition to celebrating top filmmakers, will be honoring Chairman & CEO of 20th Century
Gianopulos and Academy Award winning actor J. K. Simmons. Both men are an inspiration to those in the media and arts arena," says Cozias.
Canadian born Katerina Cozias is an international host with a dynamic on-air presence. Early in her career, Katerina trained as a host with Antenna Television in Athens, Greece, making her the ideal choice to cover the festival's red-carpet opening ceremony and ensuing events. Corresponding for the Greek Reporter, the world's leading international Greek news portal for Greeks in Greece and abroad, Katerina is fluent in Greek, English and French. Followers in 34 countries enjoy Katerina's entertaining style in delivering news and opinion on today's global topics of interest.
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is recognized as one of the world's top ethnic and independent film festivals showcasing new films from Greece & Cyprus. The festival will also include works by international film makers of Greek decent including films from Australia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, the U.K., Greece, Sweden, Turkey and the U.S. The festival represents 9 documentaries, 15 narratives and 31 shorts. The Festival will introduce 4 world premieres, 25 North American premieres, and 13 Los Angeles premieres to the Hollywood audience. Forty-two films will vie for LAGFF's "Audience Choice" Orpheus Award. Integral to the festival, the Orpheus Award is named for the legendary Greek Poet and is the annual prize honoring the best in Greek cinema.
The Orpheus Awards will take place on Sunday, June 5th at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles and will serve to close out the Festival. The ceremony and will be emceed by actress Mena Suvari and will feature special behind the scenes coverage by host Katerina Cozias.