Tribute to Imvros

Jun 11, 2013

Documentary viewing and open discussion, in cooperation with the Hellenic American Education Center and the association “Hellenic Roots”…

copyright Pavlos Habidis

To mark the reopening of the Greek Primary School on the island of Imvros after 48 years, the Hellenic History Foundation has co-produced, together with ERT, under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and UNESCO, two history documentaries that record the history and culture of the islands Imvros and Tenedos through the testimonies of their indigenous inhabitants. The documentaries “Imvros-Tenedos islands; A tale of Memories” provide a historical overview from the Balkan wars to the destruction of Asia Minor, and the Treaty of Lausanne till nowadays.

The documentaries are directed by Irini Sarioglou and Panos Angelopoulos. Original music by Andreas Katsigiannis, song by George Dalaras and Zülfü Livaneli.Narration done by Konstantinos Markoulakis and Maria Nafpliotou.

The first of these documentaries about Imvros –an island occupied by 180 Greek residents- will be screened at the Hellenic American Union (duration: 50min.) An open discussion with director Irini Sarioglou (Dr. of History) and author Nannina Sakka- Nikolakopoulou will follow. 

Information

Organizer Hellenic American Education Center, Hellenic American Union, Association "Hellenic Roots".
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 11/06/2013
End Date 11/06/2013
Starting Time 19:30
Type Screening
Participants Irini Sarioglou, Nannina Sakka- Nikolakopoulou
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2013/06/14 - 09:44:36

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