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Linguistics Languages Program Film Series -- "El Greco" (Greece, 2007)

Event Type
Film Screening
Department of Linguistics
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Dec 5, 2012   6:00 - 8:00 pm  
Free and open to the public.

Directed by Yannis Smaragdis, "El Greco" is an epic tale of Domenicos Theotokopoulos, best known as El Greco, a great Greek artist of the 16th century with an uncompromising character, who sets off from his homeland Crete and goes to Venice and finally Toledo, in search of freedom and love. There he is confronted by his greatest adversary, the Spanish Inquisition, but his creative consciousness and power make him stand out and overcome barbarity and ignorance. In Greek, with English subtitles.

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