When ‘Eternity and A Day’ Earned a Palme D’Or for Greece

This day 20 years ago marked one of the greatest triumphs of Greek cinema when acclaimed director Theo Angelopoulos won the coveted Palme D'Or at...

Greece’s Open-Air Cinemas Come Alive in Summer

Cine ThisioGoing to a summer movie is one of the unique Greek pastimes; watching a film under the stars with a cool breeze and...

Patmos, the Greek Island of Revelation, Features in New Film (video)

A highly acclaimed documentary about the Greek island of Patmos and the world-famous monastery of St. John the Theologian will premiere in Greek cinemas...

Greeks Still Mourn for ‘Anti-Star’ Thanasis Veggos

When Thanasis Veggos passed away on May 3, 2011, Greek cinema lost one of its most talented actors, one who with a single facial...

Controversial BBC Shoot Finally Takes Place at Ancient Greek Site (photos)

Film crews started shooting early Thursday morning at the ancient site of Sounion, south of Athens, recording scenes for the BBC's adaptation of John...

‘Film Friendly’ Greece Moves to Cut Red Tape (video)

Greek ministers have presented a new bid to attract international film productions by funding incentives and cutting red tape. Digital Policy, Technologies and Media Minister...

Greece Remembers the Emblematic Melina Mercouri

It has been 24 years since Melina Mercouri died this day in 1994 but her picture in front of the Parthenon that adorns the...

Hard-Hitting Film Explores Greek Crisis (video)

The trailer for a new hard-hitting documentary about Greece, its crisis and the future of its young people was released on Thursday. Freedom Besieged is...

Daniel Day-Lewis Tells Athens About Retirement (video)

"I just feel it's time to explore the world in a different way now," Daniel Day-Lewis has told an Athens audience about his recent...

Greek Filmmaker to Shoot Independence Epic in Amfissa

The Delphi region -- home to some of Greece's most outstanding archeological sites -- will play host to a new movie about the country's...

When Art Causes Reactions, Bans and Rioting in Greece

One thing we can all agree on is that Greeks generally love controversy. The cancellation of a film premiere about a basketball club triumph...

AEK Basketball Triumph in “1968” Revived 50 Years Later (video)

On January 25th, a Greek sports legend is to be revived, 50 years after the event as "1968" tries to bring back the glorious...

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