A tattoo artist, his racist friend and a Syrian refugee collide in an Athens neighborhood, AMERIKA SQUARE, Yannis Sakaridis' contemporary drama. An incredibly timely story of the opposing forces facing today's humanitarian crises, the film that Greece selected at their "Best International Film" submission for the 90th Academy Awards® and is based on the novel by Yannis Tsirbas, will be available on DVD/digital this September.
Nakos (Makis Papadimitriou), an unemployed inhabitant of the small neighborhood of Amerika Square and, has had enough of the thousands of refugees in his neighborhood. Much of his frustration stems from his inability to do anything about Athens new demographics, a situation he spends most of his time brooding over instead of undertaking measures to address the bigger problem at hand - his dead-end life...
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