Turning the events preceding the 1960s military junta in Greece into a kinetic political thriller, Costa-Gavras' Z (1969) is a cinematically compelling argument against state repression. In a story based on the assassination of pacifist Gregoris Lambrakis, Greek expatriate Costa-Gavras' French New Wave techniques create visual energy and documentary immediacy while humanizing the Lambrakis analogue (Yves Montand) and his wife (Irene Papas). 1960S
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Hydra is a small island located 400km S of Pireus End of the 1950s, artist community blossomed Photo was taken in 1960 There are still no cars on the island, and has been elected “Best preserved island of the Mediterranean”The island got electricity as late as into the 1960s, and Leonard Cohen started on the song “Bird on a Wire” the day he saw the wires outside his window.
Six Days in June: How Israel Won the 1967 Arab-Israeli War by Eric Hammel. $8.86. www.letrasdecanci.... Author: Eric Hammel. Publisher: Pacifica Military History (July 21, 2009). 480 pages. SIX DAYS IN JUNEHow Israel Won the 1967 Arab-Israeli WarEric HammelDistinguished military historian Eric Hammel becomes the first chronicler of the 1967 SixDay War to unite the story of development of Israel’s bold brand of...
In 1961, a boat load of Cretans who lived in the U.S. converged upon New York City and took the Queen Frederika to Crete. There, they visited many sites in their motherland. Sooklaris brilliantly shot and edited this very interesting video of the life and times of that event, but also a glimpse at what life was like in Crete in 1961. School girls wear uniformed dresses, and boys wear their school caps which resemble military officer's caps, but actually are standard issue for school boys..