Honorary Greek Tom Hanks Becomes a Wax Figure in His Adopted Country

A wax museum in the northern Greek city of Kavala plans to celebrate the reopening of museums throughout Greece on June 15 with the...

Athens To Get Its First Drive-In Theater in Decades

The first drive-in cinema in the entire nation of Greece for several decades will open in Athens on June 1 as the coronavirus restrictions...

Movie Script About Greek Village Life Wins Awards for British Author

A novel depicting life in a Greek coastal village, entitled "Girl Gone Greek," has been retooled into an award-winning script, recognized as Winner for...

Melina Mercouri: The Epitome of Hellenic Spirit

Melina Mercouri is engraved in the minds of millions of Greeks. In her life she was several things: a striking woman; a stage and movie...

Yorgos Lanthimos to Shoot Short Film in Greece

The Greek National Opera on Wednesday announced that a new short film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, featuring actors Emma Stone and Damien Bonnard, is...

First-Ever Greek Film with Sound Rediscovered in France and Restored

An historic Greek film from 1930, thought for many decades to have been lost but which was recently found in France, has now been...

Castellorizo Invites Filmmakers to Submit Work for International Documentary Festival

Organizers of the Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival, which takes place every summer on the Greek island of Castellorizo, announced on Monday that they...

Tom Hanks Was Always Greek, This Week it Just Became Official

"I feel 110 percent Greek," Tom Hanks told Greek Reporter ten years ago. Well, it was time to become a Greek citizen too, and...

Thessaloniki International Film Festival Celebrates 60th Anniversary

This year the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year, but organizers have pledged to look forward into the...

Greek Police Remove Minors From “Joker” Screenings at Athens Cinemas

Greek police removed minors from two cinemas screening the blockbuster movie "Joker" over the weekend. The newly-released film has an "R," or Restricted, rating for...

Athens International Film Festival Opens on Wednesday

Long-awaited premieres are included in the anniversary program of the 25th Athens International Film Festival, to be held from September 18-29 in the cinemas...

Greek Actor Takis Spyridakis Passes Away at 61

Greek actor Takis Spyridakis passed away on Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 61 years old. Takis Spyridakis was born in Aegina on...

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