Heritage Greece Alumni along with NHS young professionals marched proudly on 5th Avenue with the Cliffs of Freedom banner advertising a movie that celebrates our freedom and culture. Despite acute weather conditions, thousands of people were in attendance cheering the marchers.
Cliffs of Freedom features an unforgettable performance by Academy Award-winning actor, the late Christopher Plummer. Also starring are Emmy Award-winning actress, Patti LuPone, Screen Actors Guild Award-Winning actor, Billy Zane, Tania Raymonde, Jan Uddin, Raza Jaffrey and an all-star supporting cast.
The NHS had a blast at the 2023 Independence Day Parade in Philly!
Thousands of people were in attendance celebrating our freedom and culture. Heritage Greece alumni marched with a banner advertising Cliffs of Freedom, an epic film inspired by historical events set at the dawn of Greece's War for Independence in 1821.
The film features an unforgettable performance by Academy Award-winning actor, the late Christopher Plummer. Also starring are Emmy Award-winning actress, Patti LuPone, Screen Actors Guild Award-Winning actor, Billy Zane, Tania Raymonde, Jan Uddin, Raza Jaffrey and an all-star supporting cast.
Cliffs of Freedom, a timeless, romantic story inspired by historical events, is now available on Amazon, Apple, Google Play, Crackle, Peacock, Roku, Sky TV, Tubi, Xumo, Vizio.
The National Hellenic Society hosted a screening of the epic film Cliffs of Freedom as a part of its Bicentennial Celebration this evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
Cliffs of Freedom is a historical drama romance feature film inspired by actual events, based on the novel, Daughter of Destiny written by NHS member, Marianne Metropoulos. The film was produced by Marianne and Dean Metropoulos, Marianne also served as a co-scriptwriter of the film, with Dean as Executive Producer. The NHS is the proud steward of Cliffs of Freedom which is now available on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video and Google Play.
Cliffs of Freedom is inspired by actual events and accounts that transpired during the early stages during Greece's War for Independence in 1821. The lives, struggles, sacrifices and journey of the Greeks is on brilliant display as the film marks the first time their voices are brought to life through the magic of the silver screen. The production, acting, score and caliber of cast and crew are outstanding.
We were fortunate to have many NHS members journey to our nation's capital from all over the country to join us for our screening. Visit the link below to see pictures and video from the event!
On Wednesday, May 8th, the National Hellenic Society's New York chapter hosted a screening of Cliffs of Freedom. This complimentary screening of member Marianne Metropoulos' hit film was attended by NHS members and guests from up and down the East coast. The film continues to get rave reviews, and more and more Greeks from cities all over the country are hosting screenings of their own. To learn about hosting your own screening of Cliffs of Freedom, click here.
On Saturday, March 16th, the NHS DC Chapter hosted a complementary screening of members Marianne & Dean Metropoulos’ film, Cliffs of Freedom. Our guest speaker Ambassador Patrick Theros gave a brief background of the War of Greek Independence before the film began. The film received the round of applause and the audience was thrilled by the movie’s caliber, story-line and poignancy! The event finished off with lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Marianne Metropoulos' screenplay and beautiful story set within the prism of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 is now a star-studded feature film playing at AMC Theaters nationwide (see list below). The film is produced by NHS members, the Metropoulos family. NHS urges our members, their respective families and friends to see & share the film especially with the next generation. The Greek spirit and quest for freedom is captured within the context of the impressive feature film that will teach and inspire all.
The story is simple: a young Greek village girl falls in love with a handsome Turkish officer. The couple is besieged by conflicts posed within the context of the Greek War of Independence following four centuries of Ottoman Rule. We taken for granted the herculean efforts and sacrifices of our forebears. Share the story and film especially with the next generation. Their story is our story--one that we celebrate every March 25th that resonates with all free people.
America's eloquent statesman and orator, Daniel Webster (Webster's Dictionary) was so moved by the Greek War of Independence he issued an epic addresses on the floor of the House of Representatives applauding the Greeks and their quest for freedom. The NHS echo's Daniel Webster's sentiments and urges our members to see Cliff's of Freedom! Znto Ellas & Kudos to Marianne, Dean, Evan & Daren!