Pantelis Voulgaris‘ film LITTLE ENGLAND, will be screened this Wednesday, August 12 at the York Theatre in Elmhurst, IL.
Due to many requests over the years, the historic theatre recently debuted a new series called Art @ York. Special screenings are shown on the second Wednesday of each month. This month’s selection is LITTLE ENGLAND, (ΜΙΚΡΑ ΑΓΓΛΙΑ) a 2013 film written by Ioanna Karystiani.
The film, which explores universal and timeless themes of love, separation, and loneliness, chronicles the lives of two sisters on the island of Andros. According to the film’s description, Orsa, 20, is deeply in love with Spyros Matabes, a lieutenant, but she has never revealed her secret to anybody. On the other hand, her younger sister Moscha dreams of leaving Andros and escaping women’s fate of marrying sailors, who are usually away from their families. Their mother, Mina, who is married to a captain, considers love to be a trouble and, overriding their emotions, wants her daughters to make wealthy marriages. As a result, Orsa gets married to captain Nikos Vatokouzis, and Moscha to Spyros Matabes, a captain now with whom her sister is in love. The two women live in the family’s duplex home and the forbidden love will harm their lives.
The film will be screened at 1:00 and 7:00 pm.
Update: This event has already taken place.