Marjoram (Matzourana)

Part of New York City Greek Film Festival
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

Dir. Olga Malea. 2013, 92 mins. DCP. Greek with English subtitles. With Maria Riskaki, Natalia Dragoumi. A precocious and talented eleven-year-old is intent upon pleasing her demanding mother. Soon after joining a cooking competition on television, she begins to act strangely, puzzling her parents and causing concern for her safety. Director Olga Malea, who earned a PhD in psychology from Yale before becoming a filmmaker, creates a tense psychological drama that avoids easy solutions to the serious problems it examines.

Tickets: $10 public / $6 Museum members / free for Silver Screen members and above. Order online or call 718 777 6800 to reserve tickets. ​​For more information about becoming a Museum member and to join online, please click here.