NICOSIA: The comedy Smuggling Hendrix by Marios Piperides is available on in-flight entertainment of Emirates. Since its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, this coproduction between Cyprus, Germany and Greece was selected for more than 25 festivals and received several awards.
The film was awarded Best International Narrative Feature at the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, New York, won the Bridging Borders - Honourable Mention at the 30th Palm Springs Int. Film Festival, Best First Feature Award at the 8th Québec City Film Festival, International Jury Special Mention at the 59th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Best Audience Award in the International Competition at the 10th Les Arcs Film Festival, France, and Best Audience Award at the 9th Carbonia Film Festival, Italy.
Smuggling Hendrix was produced by Cypriot AMP Filmworks, Germany’s Pallas Film and Greece’s Viewmaster Films, in coproduction with ZDF/Arte and with the support of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, MDM-Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, the Greek Film Centre and Eurimages.