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About Summerclassics

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Summer Classics is a Private Company founded in Athens in 2019, mainly focusing on film distribution. Its primary objective is the distribution of theatrical content, mainly at open-air cinemas in Greece, as well as content distribution for television and digital media. Summer Classics aims to relaunch every summer to the Greek market, flagship releases of classic films - independent or studio productions - with commercial, entertainment and educational interest.

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Its special advisor on programming and distribution is Kostas Gounaris, a well-known expert in the Greek film market for over five decades. Mr. Gounaris has worked at top management positions of leading Greek distribution companies and was a key shareholder of the independent distribution company “Nea Kinisi” (New Motion) in the 1980s and 1990s. He has served as a special consultant to the Greek Film Center (2000-2002), responsible for the creation of a cinema network in Greece, with the aim of promoting the European Film Industry. (Filmcenter programme). At the same time, he is still active in the operation of theatres and open-air cinemas through his family's business entity.

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Managing Director and Head of International Affairs is Pepi Vavassis, Chemical Engineer, with experience in public relations and many years of international business activity.

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The vision of Summer Classics is to become the ``Specialist`` of relaunching classic and back catalogue / repertory films at Greek Summer Cinemas and to offer to the younger audience the opportunity to experience these classical masterpieces in open air movie screens.