Cinema of Attractions
August 1, 2020

Hermoupolis, Syros

Οn the evening of August 1st, 2020, 120 years after the historic screening in Hermoupolis, Syros, of early films made for the Edison kinetoscopeby the Edison Studio company, SIFF screens a selection of the originally shown films in a loop program, transforming the residential environment of the island’s capital into an expanded cinematic setting.

More specifically, the main area of this action is Nisaki, on the old cosmopolitan beachfront of Hermoupolis, where there previously existed a legendary theatre and municipal café, as well as one of the first hydrotherapy spas of Greece.

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