“Squares of Europe, Squares for Europe”
(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) The exhibition “Squares of Europe, Squares for Europe,” is the outcome of a research project “The square, European cultural heritage” that was carried out by a series of universities and research centres in collaboration with cities that have famous squares and was coordinated by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.The exhibition opened on November 5 at the Benaki Museum and will last until December 6.
“Athens: City & Cinema”
The Benaki Museum is hosting as photography exhibition by Tassos Vrettos, titled “Athens: City & Cinema,” featuring the movie houses of Athens. The exhibition opened on November 5 and will last through to December 15.
“City& Cinema: Projection spaces, City Spaces”
An international conference on “City and Cinema: Projection spaces, City Spaces,” will open its doors from November 12 until November14 at the Benaki Museum.
The conference is organised by the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and the Department of Media and Culture of the Panteion University of Athens.The purpose of the conference is to investigate the multifaceted relationship of cinema and the city:the city as a film location, cinema as a social practice, the movie house as a gathering spot and a meeting place; the cinema as a city experience and expression of urban life.
Yann Tiersen, the talented musician who became widely known for his music for the film “Amelie Poulain” is coming to Greece for three concerts in Athens, Patras and Thessaloniki, on November 14, 15, and 16, respectively.