Greek Filmmaker Vasilis Kekatos Wins Short Film Palme d’Or at Cannes

Greek filmmaker Vasilis Kekatos won on Saturday at the 72nd Cannes Festival the Palme d’Or with the short film “The Distance Between Heaven and...
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Netflix, Amazon, Disney and Universal Representatives Explore Production in Greece

Representatives of major US entertainment studios, including Netflix, Amazon, Disney and Universal, recently concluded a visit to Greece, where they were briefed about the...

Greek-American John Kalafatis Partners With Nu Boyana to Open Studios in Thessaloniki

The CEO of New York-based York Studios, John Kalafatis, has partnered with Nu Boyana to open brand new state-of-the-art film stages in Thessaloniki. The Greek...

Director Costa-Gavras Hits Back at Critics Over Greek Government Grant

Award-winning director Costa-Gavras said on Friday that he is "deeply insulted" by allegations of favoritism in receiving state funds to produce a film based...

Director Costa-Gavras Receives Grant To Take Varoufakis Book to Silver Screen

The Greek-French director Costa-Gavras secured recently a public grant from the Greek state of €630,000 to produce a film based on a book written...

Documentary Melan*cholia at the Greek Film Archive Foundation

The Documentary Melan*cholia, written and directed by Ariadne Koutsaftis, has been officially added to the Greek Film Archive Foundation and can be viewed for...

Athens’ Syntagma Square Becomes a Hollywood Studio on Sunday

Athens' city center was completely cordoned off on Sunday, March 10, to allow the cast and crew of the upcoming movie ''Born To Be...

Athens’ Central Streets Blocked Off on Sunday For Movie Filming

The Greek police announced on Thursday morning that the main streets in central Athens will be shut off on Sunday due to a movie...

Greece Remembers the Iconic Melina Mercouri

It has been 25 years since Melina Mercouri died this day in 1994 but her picture in front of the Parthenon that adorns the...

Leonard Cohen’s Greek Love Story Premiers in Thessaloniki Festival (video)

A touching film on the enduring love story between legendary Canadian folk singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen was screened at...

Greek Cinema Icon Phaedon Georgitsis Dies at 80

Phaedon Georgitsis, one of the most famous actors of Greek cinema, died in Athens on Friday at the age of 80. He had been suffering...

Yorgos Lanthimos: From Greek Television Rookie to the Oscars

As Yorgos Lanthimos prepares for the big night to see if his latest film will win some of the ten Academy Awards for which...

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