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...

Actress and Singer Marianna Toli Passes Away

Acclaimed actress and singer Marianna Toli, who represented Greece at the 1977 Eurovision song contest passed away on Saturday, after a long battle with...

Corfu Named Top European Film Location for 2018

The Greek island of Corfu has been named the top European film location amongst a field of twelve by the European Film Commissions Network...

Hollywood Stars Shoot Nude Scene on the Streets of Athens

Sebastian Stan, best known for playing grim "Winter Soldier" Bucky Barnes in Marvel's Avengers films, braved the Athens chill on Monday night to film...

Olympia International Film Festival Kicks off Dec. 1

The 21st annual Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People will take place from December 1-8 in the cities of Pyrgos and...

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