'Roots Of Our Fathers' revisits the journey of three Cypriot immigrants to the UK in the 1950s through heartfelt confessions that bring to light nostalgia as the unrelenting trauma of separation from homeland.

Directed by Antony Petrou.

Interview with the President of the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK,

Christos Karaolis.

Christos Karaolis is the President of the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK – a post that he was first elected to in June 2015. The Federation is the representative body for the UK Cypriot community working to both promote and advance our diaspora, as well as campaigning for a free and reunited Cyprus.


Prior to being elected President of the Federation, Christos was President of NEPOMAK from 2006 to 2014. He is also a Partner at Bain & Company and has an MA in Jurisprudence from Trinity College, Oxford

Confessions by the students and young professionals of NEPOMAK UK.


The Cyprus High Commission in the UK celebrates the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus with a series of online cultural events in collaboration with Cypriot and British academic and cultural institutions, showcasing Cyprus’s cultural heritage as well as contemporary Cypriot culture. Join us for a week of concerts, performances, webinars, interviews, panel discussions, live streamings and film premieres.