Kouvenda: Hellenic Conversations

by Zoom

Kouvenda: Hellenic Conversations is a bi-weekly discussion forum where members of our community discuss in Greek topics of Hellenic interest. For further information, contact Dr. Simos Zenios (szenios@humnet.ucla.edu).

Angelopoulos Retrospective: Alexander the Great

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Alexander the Great (O Megalexandros) Greece, 1980 Theo Angelopoulos insisted that Alexander the Great was his “most simple film” to date for its linear structure, beginning on New Year’s Eve...

Angelopoulos Retrospective: The Hunters

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Hunters (I Kynighi) Greece, 1977 When a hunting party finds the body of a communist partisan perfectly preserved in the snow, they carry it back to their lakeside lodge...

The East Has Set: A Tribute to the Smyrna Catastrophe

William and Jane Bristol Civic Auditorium 16600 Civic Center Dr, Bellflower, CA, United States

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Catastrophe of Smyrna, this evening event includes a discussion about historical aspects and music of Asia Minor played by an ensemble led...

Angelopoulos Retrospective: The Weeping Meadow

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Weeping Meadow (To Livadi pou Dakryzei) Greece, 2004 A family history told in wide shot, The Weeping Meadow spans the turbulent decades between 1919 and the end of the...

Angelopoulos Retrospective: The Dust of Time

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Dust of Time Greece/Italy/Germany/Russia, 2008 In a direct reference to Ulysses’ Gaze, The Dust of Time follows a filmmaker named A (here played by Willem Dafoe) on a journey...

Kouvenda: Hellenic Conversations

by Zoom

Kouvenda: Hellenic Conversations is a bi-weekly discussion forum where members of our community discuss in Greek topics of Hellenic interest. For further information, contact Dr. Simos Zenios (szenios@humnet.ucla.edu).

Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of the Greeks, 1913-1923

St. Sophia Cathedral 1324 S Normandie Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Under the fog of war during World War 1, the genocide of the Greeks was carried out at the hands of the Ottoman and Nationalist Turks. This Genocide became the...

My Rembetika Blues

Royce Hall, 314 UCLA

Film screening and discussion with filmmaker Mary Zournazi. My Rembetika Blues is a film about the power of music and what makes us human. Rembetika music or the Greek blues...