(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) The film titled “The Secret of the Snake Goddess” is a Canadian – German – Greek co-production. The Greek company Anemon Productions and the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) have produced it and the documentary has won awards in Canada and Greece. It will be broadcast by the slot “Doc on Air” by the Hellenic Broadcast Corporation’s channel ET-1 on January 5, 2009. This is the story of the discovery of Knossos and the Minoans by Sir Arthur Evans in the beginning of the 20th century. Following Canadian archaeologist Alexander MacGillivray, the documentary travels from Crete to Boston, New York and Toronto, to discover the secrets behind the most famous Minoan masterpieces. Film Awards: Yorkton Film & Video Festival (May 2008), Golden Sheaf Award for Best Documentary – History; International Science Film Festival: Athena Award – Special Mention of Art J. Alexander MacGillivray: Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth (New York: Hill and Wang, 2000).
Posted on December 10, 2008 by grpresspoland