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Smyrne is an original docu-drama exploring the themes of genocide and population displacement through the prism of the Asia Minor Catastrophe of 1922 and the burning of Smyrne. Survivors testimonies and the stories of their descendants are interwoven with arresting images and the haunting songs of the time.

Constructed, translated and directed by: Yannis Simonides

Associate director: Martha Tompoulidou

Music and songs selected, arranged and performed by:
Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikrokosmos Ensemble

Music consultants: Margarita Larriera, Petros Laskar

Sound engineer: Christina Cardi

Lighting: Jennifer Simon

Images: Margarita Larriera, Stephania Xydia

Technical Director: Alexander Dakoglou

Performed by: Lenika Arfani, Anthoula Katsimatides, Rita Kizilos,
Yannis Simonides, Andreas Tselepos 

Produced by: Maliotis Cultural Center, Brookline MA, Drexel University, EllinikoTheatro

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