Greek Bureaucrats had Threatened to Stop Filming ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’

Nicholas Cage had to register as a tambourine player in an amateur gypsy band of the Greek island of Kefalonia, in order to act...

Ken Loach, Alexander Payne and Krzysztof Zanussi in Athens

Ken Loach, Alexander Payne and Krzysztof Zanussi will be in Athens for the 30th Panorama of European Cinema. British director Ken Loach; the winner of...

Greek Island of Naxos Transformed for Bollywood Blockbuster Movie (photos)

Almost 200 people, singers, actors, dancers and production staff descended to the Aegean island of Naxos for the shooting of an upcoming Indian blockbuster...

Oscar-winning “Zorba The Greek” Cinematographer Dies in Crete

Hospital officials on the island of Crete say German-born British cinematographer Walter Lassally; who won an Academy Award for the 1964 movie Zorba the...

National Geographic Traveler: Greece among Best Fall Trips of 2017

Greece is one of the world's leading destinations with an estimated 30 million visitors this year. Coming off the heels of a record summer,...

Acclaimed Actress Vanessa Redgrave Presents her Film on Refugee Crisis at Athens Film Festival

Acclaimed British actress Vanessa Redgrave, presented her documentary film "Sea Sorrow", which is about child refugees in the European migrant crisis, at a special...

“Amerika Square”: Greece’s Submission for the 2018 Foreign-Language Oscars

The Greek Film Centre has selected Yannis Sakaridis' "Amerika Square", a timely story of the opposing forces facing today's humanitarian crises, as the country's candidate...

“A Touch of Spice” Filmmaker Directs Movie About 1968 AEK Basketball European Triumph

Acclaimed director of "A Touch of Spice" (Politiki Kouzina) Tasos Boulmetis, has completed the filming of his new movie about the legendary victory of...
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“The Greek”: A Documentary about the only One-Armed Boxer in the World

  Watch the "The Greek," a documentary that tells the story of the only one-armed boxer in the world, Vaggelis Chatzis. Although the story of a...

Actors, Politicians, Ex-King, Bid Last Farewell to Greek Movie Icon Zoe Laskari

Hundreds of people bid the last farewell to emblematic Greek actress Zoe Laskari on Tuesday afternoon, with the former King of Greece Constantine, prominent actors...

Film Distribution Agreement Signed Between Greece and Serbia

Director of the Greek Film Centre, Electra Evenaki, and the head of Film Centre Serbia, Boban Jevtić signed an agreement on business co-operation between...

Cinema Paradiso: Watching Movies at the Beaches of Kefalonia (photos)

Hunderds of locals and tourists rushed to the beautiful beaches of the Ionian island of Kefalonia to enjoy Greek and foreign movies in a...

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