About The Festival

The Greek International Film Festival of Toronto

Spreading Hellenism Through Film
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Presented by Agape Greek Radio, Hellenic Heritage Foundation, Itoc Media Corp. the inaugural GREEK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF TORONTO (GIFFT) is a showcase and celebration of Greek cinema. Held in the filmmaking capital of Canada, GIFFT will provide an exciting platform for directors, writers, producers, and actors of Greek Heritage to showcase their exceptional art.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FILMMAKERS

In addition to networking events and top-notch screening facilities, the festival will provide filmmakers with the opportunity to promote their work on Agape Greek Radio

We About Us

Jennifer Aniston: Not only is Aniston Greek, but she's literally the goddaughter of the godfather of Greek-American television actors, Kojak's Telly Savales. Her father, also an actor, was born in Crete as Yannis Anastassakis before changing his name to John Aniston and joining “Days of Our Lives” .

In his interview to the Greek TV channel Star, the well-known Australian actor Hugh Jackman talked about his Greek origin. In particular, one of Jackman's paternal great-grandfathers was Greek. “It is true that I have a Greek origin. Bellas was the family name two generations back

Early life. Ralph Macchio was born in Huntington, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (née DeSantis) and Ralph Macchio, Sr., who owned a ranch. His father is of half Italian and half Greek descent, and his mother is of Italian ancestry.