Heritage and Memory

Heritage and Memory: A focus on Jewish Greece through cinema

A 10-Day Virtual Event In Honor Of Greece’s Presidency Of The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

January 27-February 6 | All Events Free Of Charge

Films

  • The Queen Of Rebetiko: My Sweet Canary
  • Cloudy Sunday
  • Magic Men
  • Trezoros: The Lost Jews Of Kastoria
  • Romaniotes: The Greek Jews Of Ioannina
  • Life Will Smile
  • Eleftheromania
  • The Great Fire Of Salonica: Birth Of A City
  • Heroes Of Salonica
  • Island Of Roses: The Jews Of Rhodes In Los Angeles
  • Kisses To The Children
  • My People: The Jews Of Greece (Extended Special Preview)

Zoom Lectures (to RSVP, see https://hellenic.ucla.edu/events/)

January 27 – 10 am PT
Conversation With The Mayor The Honorable Moses Elisaf, Mayor Of Ioannina (Co-Sponsored By The Panepirotic Federation Of America) Introduced By Her Excellency Alexandra Papadopoulou, Ambassador Of Greece to the USA

January 29 – 10 am PT
Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, Museum Director Of Kehila Kedosha Janina, NY “Meet Me On The Corner Of Broome And Allen: A Visit To Kehila Kedosha Janina” (Co-Sponsored By The Panepirotic Federation Of America)

February 1 – 10 am PT
Leon Saltiel, University Of Macedonia, Thessaloniki “Dehumanizing The Dead: The Destruction Of Thessaloniki’s Jewish Cemetery During World War Ii”

February 3 – 10 am PT
Rena Molcho, Historian & International Award-Winning Author “Problems Of Incorporating The Holocaust Into The Greek Collective Memory”

 

Book Discussion With Author Rika Benveniste (in Greek; to participate, contact szenios@humnet.ucla.edu)

January 30 – 10 am PT Λούνα (Luna)

Sponsored by Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank