New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series

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Never on Sunday
(Pote tin Kyriaki)

November 19, 1999 (Friday) at 7:30 p.m.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
(Free and Open to the Public)

(Greek, 1960, 97 minutes, b&w, 16mm)
Directed by Jules Dassin
Starring Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, George Foundas
In English and Greek with English subtitles

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An American scholar in Greece is infatuated with a prostitute and tries to improve her, much to the dismay of his family and friends. Melina Mercouri, Greece's world-famous actress and cultural ambassador, won Best Actress awards from the Cannes Film Festival and New York Film Critics Circle. The film won an Oscar for Best Song.