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Georgis Grigorakis’ ‘Digger’ hits gold at Greece’s Iris Awards

Georgis Grigorakis’ ‘Digger’ hits gold at Greece’s Iris Awards

Greek indoor cinemas are confirmed to reopen from July 1.

Georgis Grigorakis’ Digger, starring Vangelis Mourikis and Argyris Pandazaras, dominated the Hellenic Film Academy (Helfiac) Iris awards on June 16, winning 10 of the 14 awards for which it was nominated, including best film, director, first film and screenplay.

Digger tells the story of a father-son reunion set against the backdrop of rural and environmental issues.

The Greek-German-French co-production is a collaboration between Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Haos Films, Christos Konstantakopoulo of Faliro House, Fenia Cossovitsa’s Blonde and Gabrielle Dumon’s Le Bureau Films. It premiered in the Panorama section of the Berlinale

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