Two filmmakers from Australia have come together for their ninth international film project that documents Greeks. This time it’s the Greko of Calabria and the Griko of Apulia.
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‘Magna Graecia: The Greko of Calabria’ looks at the Greko communities of Calabria in the southernmost part of the Italian peninsula, a group of people who have maintained their millennia-old links to their ancient and medieval Hellenic past through their language and culture.
Described as an “Ocean’s Eleven minus Brad Pitt meets Dan Brown, Byron and Thucydides”, ‘The Aegean Seven’ is a new historical fiction by Billy Cotsis for those who want to know more about the period in which and how the Parthenon Sculptures were taken. Despite many of the characters being purely fiction, the novel lays out what happened and how it happened on the eve of the Greek Revolution and freedom.
Mykonos is an island that can be polarising; you either love it or hate. It was not until he shot a documentary on Mykonos and Delos in 2016 that it truly dawned upon author and TV Presenter Billy Cotsis exactly what the island offers.
Second generation Greek Australian Billy Cotsis, has written a number of books including the acclaimed Many Faces of Hellenic Culture, Once upon a time in Crystal Palace and From Pyrrhus to Cyprus. Recently, he has added one more to his publishing list- 1453: Constantinople & the Immortal Rulers or there are no dogs here.