Running across February and into March in the inaugural MPavilion the Hellenic Museum’s Summer Cinema program is back for another year featuring a stellar line up of films from Greece’s golden age of cinema. From star-crossed lovers to human sacrifices these classics cover it all! 

Seating is provided. See below for information on the films and how to book.


Sat 4 Feb

ANTIGONE

Rated: M
Duration: 93 minutes
Director: Giorgos Tzavellas
Actors: Irene Papas, Manos Katrakis

In this ancient tragedy by Sophocles, Antigone (Irene Papas) defies King Creon's (Manos Katrakis) decree that her brother's body should go unburied and therefore find no rest in the afterlife.

Courtyard opens at 6pm. Enjoy food from the Greek style Psistaria (wood fired oven and grill) before and during the movie. Screening begins at sunset.


Sat 11 Feb

A MATTER OF DIGNITY (To Telefteo Psema)

Rated: M
Duration:112 minutes
Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Ellie Lambeti, Michalis Nikolinakos

Faced with bankruptcy, a high society family scheme for their daughter to snare an unwitting rich husband to save them from their plight. Academy award winning director Michael Cacoyannis deftly explores the nuances of social mores and Ellie Lambeti is at her finest as the privileged daughter walking a precarious tightrope.

Courtyard opens at 6pm. Enjoy food from the Greek style Psistaria (wood fired oven and grill) before and during the movie. Screening begins at sunset.


SAT 18 FEB

LILY OF THE HARBOUR (I Agnie tou Limaniou)

​Rated: M
Duration: 90 minutes
Director:  Giorgos Tzavellas
Actors:  Eleni Hatziargiri, Alekos Alexandrakis​

​The story of star crossed lovers and dark family secrets set in the harbour district of Piraeus ​with music by the academy award winning composer Manos Hadjidakis and superb "noir" cinematography by Aristidis Karidi-Fuchs.

Courtyard opens at 6pm. Enjoy food from the Greek style Psistaria (wood fired oven and grill) before and during the movie. Screening begins at sunset.


Sat 25 Feb

THE LADY AND THE RASCAL (I Arhondissa ke o Alitis)

Rated: PG​
Duration: 109 minutes
Director: Dinos Dimopoulos
Actors:  Aliki Vougiouklaki, Dimitris Papamichael

Escaping a high society arranged marriage to a shipowners son, Rena (Aliki Vougiouklaki), disguised as a boy, meets Lefteris (Dimitris Papamichael) and falls in love with him.

Courtyard opens at 6pm. Enjoy food from the Greek style Psistaria (wood fired oven and grill) before and during the movie. Screening begins at sunset.


SAT 4 MAR

IPHIGENIA

​Rated: M
Duration: 127 minutes
Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors:  Irene Papas, Kostas Kazakos

In this Euripidean tragedy King Agamemnon decides to deceive his wife Clytemnestra (Irene Papas) and sacrifice their daughter Iphigenia to appease the Gods in order to gain safe and swift passage for his ships to Troy.

Courtyard opens at 6pm. Enjoy food from the Greek style Psistaria (wood fired oven and grill) before and during the movie. Screening begins at sunset.