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Peace Through Motherhood | Angeliki Giannakopoulos | TEDxCulverCity

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Angeliki Giannakopoulos recounts her journey across the United States to meet with mothers of fallen soldiers. In a collective of personal stories of loss, she becomes a unitary voice for Mothers of War. Angeliki established Artemis Productions and the Greek-American Theater Company of Los Angeles. She went on to produce and direct more than 15 productions including “Ten Stabs for Ten Bullets” at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, “The Marriage” at the Gascon Theater (winner of 7 Drama-Log Awards, including Best Direction), “Illya Darling” at the Skylight Theater and the 24th Street Theater (winner of 3 Drama-Log Awards). Giannakopoulos later served as an Associate Producer for NBCUniversal primetime series “Friends,” “Frasier,” “Will and Grace,” “The West Wing” and “Law and Order.” Her most favorite project of all “My child-Mothers of war” won Director’s Choice at the Cinequest Film Festival 2006 and Best Documentary Award at the La Femme Film Festival. Between 2006 and 2010 more than 250 screenings have occurred around the country in schools, church halls and also it aired on PBS for two years. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx