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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Announces Orpheus Award Winners | Variety

Tue Jun 07 02:08:22 EDT 2016 | Variety
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival wrapped its 10 edition Sunday at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theater with its annual Orpheus Awards. “Riverbanks” won for best fiction feature film. Directed by Panos Karkanevatos, the pic centers on two drifters, each with a hazardous profession, who try to cheat death with love. Jim Gianopulos, chairman and CEO 20th Century Fox, and Oscar-winning actor J.K. Simmons received honorary Opheus Awards. Gianopulos was recognized for his steadfast support of LAGFF. In acc..

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