The historical documentary by director Antonis Glaros about the naval battle of Lepanto (Nafpaktos), which took place in the Ionian Sea in the southern Echinades Islands, between Cephalonia, Zakynthos and Aetoloakarnania on October 7, 1571. The naval battle of Nafpaktos (Lepanto), the historic battle of the Ionian Sea, is one of the most important naval battles in world history and a historical milestone in naval tactics, as well as in shipbuilding. Filming for the needs of the documentary directed by Antonis Glaros and produced by Adamantios Petritsis took place in September 2021 in Nafpaktos, Messolonghi, Echinades Islands and Corfu with the support of the Ionian Film Office.
The documentary is a special production of the Region of the Ionian Islands and will be made available as educational material to schools, municipalities and institutions.
Speakers: Rodi Kratsa – Regional Governor of the Ionian Islands, Maria Efthymiou – Professor of History at EKPA, Thanos Veremis – Emeritus Professor of EKPA, Spyros Gaoutsis – Secretary of the Catholic Archdiocese, Panagiotis Raptis – PhD candidate in History at EKPA
Production: Adamantios Petritsis
Directed by: Antonis Glaros
Screenplay: Antonis Glaros and Alexandros Kakavas
Director of Photography: Konstantinos Kritikos
Assistant Director: Nikolaos Tsanais