The Hellenic Studies Program presents:
Stathis Livathinos, Director: “Staging of the Iliad” (Greece, 2013).
Post-screening discussion with the director and Yolanda Markopoulou, producer.
A documentary of the play. Post-screening discussion wiht the director and Yolanda Markopoulou, producer.
Stathis Livathinos is one of the most exciting directors today. His plays have been extremely powerful, his language beloved by audiences and critics alike. Among his more recent works we can include Illiad, performed in several festivals in his native Greece as well as Spain, Canada, Chile or Romania. Other theatre works directed by Livathinos include The Marriage of Figaro, The Idiot, Danton’s Death, The House of Bernarda Alba, Carmen, King Lear, Glengarry Glen Ross. He was recently appointed Director of the National Theatre of Greece.
Yolanda Markopoulou studied film at Boston University College of Communication/Film Production Department, from where she graduated in 2003. She was assistant to Michael Kakoyannis and Stathis Livathinos. She participated as a director in ’24hour Plays’ (Theater Chora, 2010). She co-operated with Rimini Protokoll in the research of the play ‘Prometheus’ in Athens (Athens Festival 2010). She is a producer of the feature film ‘Meteora’ directed by Spiros Stathoulopoulos (Official Selection at the Berlinale 2012). She co-operates with the Onassis Cultural Centre of the Onassis Foundation as an executive producer and is the producer of the play ‘Iliad’ directed by Stathis Livathinos (Athens Festival 2013).