UNIVERSITY SEMINAR IN MODERN GREEK

Online screening of the sci-fi film Third Kind (Yorgos Zois, 2018) and discussion with the director

UNIVERSITY SEMINAR IN MODERN GREEK

Online screening of the sci-fi film Third Kind (Yorgos Zois, 2018) and discussion with the director

With Yorgos Zois

10 █ 12 █ 2020
12 █ 00 - 13 █ 30

Image © Yannis Kanakis

The screening of Third Kind and the discussion with Yorgos Zois is the perfect follow up to our October collaborative writing workshop. With abandoned Ellinikon airport in the background, this sci-fi film invites us to contemplate ruination, nostalgia for a future-present, economies of abandonment, and collateral populations and spaces. The director describes Third Kind as follows: “Earth has been abandoned for a long time and the human race has found refuge in outer space. Three archaeologists return to Earth to investigate where a mysterious five tone signal is coming from…»

Discussant: George Μantzios (University of Toronto)

In collaboration with the Institute for Ideas and Imagination and the University of Thessaly’s Greek Future Archive of Socialities Under Quarantine research project and Anthrobombing platform.

Film link: available 24 hours prior to the event

Discussion link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/97934892449

This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors’ experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University’s usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the Columbia University Website Cookie Notice.