Cyprus University Honors Costas Gavras

The University of Cyprus appointed noted film director Costas Gavras as Honorary Doctor at the Philosophy Department. Mihalis Pieris, professor at the Department of Byzantine...

Larissa Festival Features New Directors

The Mediterranean Festival of New Directors took place in Larissa, the capital and biggest city of the Thessaly region of Greece from April 4-7 and featured 51...

Cacoyannis Foundation Voices Solidarity

The Foundation Michael Cacoyannis (MCF) is about to launch an important initiative, A Minute’s Voice (Enos Leptou Foni) on April 5 and 6. Sixty...

Boy Eating Bird’s Food Best Greek Film

The Greek Film Academy awards ceremony chose Boy Eating Bird's Food, directed by Ektoras Lygizos, as the Best Film of the year. Academy President...

Greek Filmmaker Kollatos Arrested

Greek filmmaker Dimitris Kollatos was arrested, on March 27 at his house in Kolonaki, Athens on the charge of insulting the national emblem. Kollatos raised...

Blood Brother, High Price of Gold Win at Thessaloniki

Steve Hoover’s Blood Brother (pictured), Nikos Dayandas’s Little Land, and Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall’s Call Me Kuchu were among the winners at...

Documetary on the Nafplio Guillotine

A television tribute of AMNA TV releases the history of the guillotine, which operated in Nafplio for the execution of the death penalty, from...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Celebrates

The 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, will be running from March 15 to 24, at the Olympion theater. Through a...

Thessaloniki Jews Commemorate Deportation by Nazis

On March 15, 1943, the first train to Auschwitz left Thessaloniki, taking about 2, 800 Jews from the city. In memory of the first...

Greek Film Academy Nominees Named

The Greek Film Academy has set the nominees for this year's awards which will be given on April 2 at the House of Arts...

Evangelinos’ Film Exposes A Toxic Crisis

Toxic Crisis is a much praised documentary in Greek film festivals directed by filmmaker, researcher and environmentalist Omiros Evangelinos. The director from Mykonos decided...

Gavras Honorary Doctor of AUTH

Acclaimed Greek director Costas Gavras is to be appointed honorary doctor of the Faculty of the Fine Arts Film Department of the Aristotle University...

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