Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

Acclaimed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos on Saturday won the Grand Jury Prize for his film "The Favourite" at the Venice Film Festival. Lanthimos added another...

Acclaimed Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Returns to Venice International Film Festival

Academy Award nominee Yorgos Lanthimos returns to the 75th Venice International Film Festival after winning the prize for Best Script together with Efthymis Filippou in 2011...

The Turbulent Life of Greece’s ‘National Star’ Aliki Vougiouklaki

Aliki Vougiouklaki, who passed away on July 23, 1996, was the most loved actress of post-war Greece, and the press and general public had...

Greek Islands Get Ready for Aegean Film Festival

The Greek islands of Patmos and Paros are getting ready for a 12-day feast of summer cinema as the Aegean Film Festival returns on...

‘Little Drummer Girl’ Series Wraps Filming in Greece

The Little Drummer Girl, a television series based on John le Carre's acclaimed novel, has completed filming after 24 days of shooting in some...

Film Festival Returns to Far-Flung Greek Island (video)

A special film festival is being held for the third year running on one of Greece's most far-flung islands, Kastellorizo. The Beyond the Borders festival...

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...

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