Athens festival to honor Israeli director

The 21st International Athens Film Festival, called Opening Nights, will feature a retrospective of the work of the Israeli director Eytan Fox.

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The festival, which runs from September 24 to October 4, will show several of Fox’s most acclaimed works. Fox will travel to Greece for several of the screenings.

Yossi & Jagger, Fox’s 2002 breakout international hit about a romance between two male IDF soldiers (which won the Best Actor Award at the Tribeca Film Festival for its star, Ohad Knoller), and its 2012 sequel, Yossi, will be screened.

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