Screening
America America

Dir. Elia Kazan. 1963. 174 mins. Restored 35mm print. With Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam. Based on the life of director Elia Kazan’s immigrant uncle, the intimate epic America America is the saga of Stavros (Stathis Giallelis), a young man who leaves war-torn Greece to begin a new life. Stavros encounters both allies and adversaries on a dramatic transcontinental trek, ultimately earning a nickname to match his enduring dream: America America. Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Preserved by Warner Bros. in association with UCLA Film & Television Archive. Preservation funding provided by Warner Bros., the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and The Film Foundation.

Tickets: $15 (Free for members at the Film Lover and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact members@movingimage.us with any questions regarding online reservations.)

Ticket purchase may be applied toward same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.