Painting in Cinema

Duration: 23 January – 5 March 1995

Organisation: NiMAC [Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Gallery], Hellafi and the Cultural Centre of the Popular Bank

Curator: Yiannis Toumazis

Venue: NiMAC



The large size posters of the HELLAFFI collection are presented in “Painting in Cinema”. During the golden 25 years period of cinema (1950-1975), the art of monumental setting which decorated the entrance of the cinema was developed in Greece.


24-28.1.1995 Week with Alfred Hitchcock movies (in collaboration with the British Council).

25.1.1995 Workshop with the cinema critic Philip Strick.

13.1.1995 Screening Cinema Paradiso and discussion with Cypriots cinema owners (in collaboration with Cinema Friends).

14.2.1995 A week on western films (in collaboration with the American Centre)

14.2.1995 ScreeningLa Dolce Vita (in collaboration with Cinema Friends and Rotaract Nicosia-Lefkothea).

14.3.1995 Week on Greek Film (in collaboration with Cinema Friends).

Special night at the Power House Restaurant

28.1.1995 Mystery Night with jazz and special menu.

4.2.1995 Western night with country music and special menu.

14.2.1995 La Dolce Vita night.