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Smyrna, My Beloved

Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Grigoris Karantinakis. 2021, 120 mins. DCP. With Mimi Denissi, Leonidas Kakouris, Burak Hakki, Katerina Geronikolou, Jane Lapotaire, Susan Hampshire, Rupert Graves, Christos Stergioglou, Daphne Alexander. In English, Greek, Turkish and French with English subtitles. This moving historical saga follows a prominent Greek family forced to endure the burning of the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Smyrna in 1922 by the Turks and the killing of its Greek and Armenian populations. In the present, a young Greek-American woman, visiting Greece with her grandmother to support the Syrian refugees, discovers that the Smyrna tragedy destroyed her own family 100 years earlier. Note: Contains scenes that may be too intense for young viewers.

This screening is sold out.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.