">Name: Thodoros Angelopoulos, Greek filmmaker
Artist: Thodoros Angelopoulos|
Confronting Bodies: Greek government and Orthodox Christians
Date of Action: 1975-1991
Specific Location: Greece
Description of Artwork: Angelopoulos is known for his films critical of Greek's governments. One film, "36 Days (1972)," features an innocent man who is arrested and killed by members of the Metaxas dictatorship, that ruled Greece during the 1930s. Another of his films, "The Travelling Players (1975)," is about a group of actors that travel Europe during World War II. The actors represent historical conflicts of the time like fascism and communism. "The Hunters (1977)" focuses on the Greek civil war and right-wing fears of communism and their consequences.
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