Director: David Antoniuk
Writer: Joanna Tsanis
Director of Photography: Nigel Akam
Editing: Nick Montgomery
Producers: Gregory C. Pappas, Chuck Scott, Joanna Tsanis
Country of
Production: Canada Runtime: 20 min
Production Year: 2018
Language: English
Subtitles: English

Cast: Olympia Dukakis, Anthoula Katsimatides, Ermina Perez, Michael Roy, Casey Bonnici, Blue Bigwood-Mallin, George Nikitakis, Adrian Milan, Trevor Ketcheson, Jacqueline Ambrosia, Brad Baeza, Alex Kotsyk


Based on a true story, Eleftheromania is an award-winning short film directed by David Antoniuk, written and produced by Joanna Tsanis and produced by Gregory C. Pappas and Chuck Scott.
Eleftheromania follows the story of Auschwitz survivor Piroska (Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis) as she tells a story about a group of Greek Jewish prisoners facing a moral dilemma.


David Antoniuk

The David Antoniuk is an award-winning filmmaker with a long career in film and television. He has directed episodes for the Canadian television series "The Ron James Show", "The Next Step" and the web series "The Whole Truths". David's short film "The Strange and Eerie Memoirs of Billy Wuthergloom" won the Award of Excellence at the Award of Excellence and the Best Shorts Film Competition. It is currently being adapted into a feature film. His latest film, Eleftheromania, starring Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis, sheds light on the little-known true story of the Greek-Jewish prisoners at Auschwitz in 1944.