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New Meetup: Plato's Academy - Chemistry bldg on N Univ/diag

From: Ryan
Sent on: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 9:35 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Ann Arbor Film Fans Meetup Group!

What: Plato's Academy - Chemistry bldg on N Univ/diag

When: Sunday, October 24,[masked]:45 PM

Where: Chemistry bldg
930 N. University room 1300
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Join Meetup member Laurie Gendron, for what looks to be a lovely and interesting film! Thanks to Laurie for hosting.


Plato's Academy
Sunday, October 24th @ 3:00 pm
1300 Chem Building

CHEM=Chemistry bldg on N Univ/diag. Park on Maynard at public lot or at the structures on Thayer & Fletcher.

Laurie's ph #[masked] Laurie will arrive by 2:45pm

- Ryan

Plato's Academy

A funny take on xenophobia
Bold universal social commentary and heartwarming specificity are what make Filippos Tsitos? bittersweet dramedy as a bright example of one of Greece?s finest inventions: satire

Bottom Line: A comic gem about a Greek bursting with national pride who discovers he may not be entirely Greek.

The title of "Plato?s Academy" is a little misleading because no Greek sages are in sight. Rather the film?s Greeks are four scruffy lay-abouts, three of whom own convenience stores at the same quiet Athens intersection. This allows them to sit and guzzle coffee or beer all day while studying the hard-working foreign laborers who have invaded "their" neighborhood.

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