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Screening of the documentary “Pontos: Memories in the mist of the past” (Toronto, 3.11.2019)

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Pontos: Memories in the mist of the past


The Consulate General of Greece in Toronto, the Brotherhood Pontion Toronto “Panagia Soumela” and the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy are hosting the North American premiere of the documentary “Pontos: Memories in the mist of the past” in Toronto, on November 3rd, 2019.  The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the director Yorgos Demir and the screenwriter Evangelos Aretaios.

“Pontos: Memories in the Mist of the Past “ follows the traces of people expelled from their birthplace. Under the guidance of two academics from Turkey and Greece, we follow a journey through the past, where research meets testimonies, and objectivity meets official documentation. Crucial questions regarding the events in the area of Pontos will lead a young man from İzmir towards an exploration of his past and the realization of a new identity. The documentary was shot in 2017 in Greece and Turkey and premiered at the 2018 Documentary Festival of Thessaloniki.

Date & time: Sunday, November 3rd,  2019, 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Innis Town Hall Theatre, 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1J5

Seat reservations are available online.

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