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Greek-Swedish Filmmaker Wows at International Film Festivals

Greek-Swedish actor and filmmaker Nico Falcone Georgiadis' latest short film, entitled "The Promenade," tells the stories of seemingly unrelated lives coming together on the same public promenade. "The film exposes the problems of our time...it's a reminder of life, and...

Netflix’s New Drama Delves into the Pogrom of Greeks in Istanbul

A new Turkish historical drama series screened on Netflix delves into the pogrom suffered by the Greeks of Istanbul in September 1955. Despite the highly sensitive subject, the second season of “The Club” drew little reaction in Turkey and remained...

Dune’s House of Atreides is Named in Honor of an Ancient Greek King

Dune was one of 2021's biggest movies, grossing nearly half a billion dollars around the world. The movie is an adaptation of the 1965 science fiction novel, also titled “Dune," by Frank Herbert. The sci-fi thriller tells the story of...

DiCaprio’s Message on Climate Change on Netflix’s “Don’t Look Up”

Leonardo DiCaprio on Monday sent a powerful message on climate change following the release of the new film "Don’t Look Up" on Netflix. The six-time Academy Award nominee explained that Don’t Look Up, in a nutshell, is “an analogy of...

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Brings In $1 Billion at Box Office

Spider-Man: No Way Home, premiered at the Fox Village Theatre in Los Angeles on December 13, 2021, became over the Christmas weekend a $1 billion movie. After having the third-biggest worldwide opening of all time last weekend, Spider-Man: No Way...

LA Greek Film Festival Calls for Entries; Announces 2022 Dates

The 2022 LA Greek Film Festival is officially accepting submissions for 2022. The LAGFF announced on Tuesday that the upcoming festival will be held from May 9 to May 15, 2022. The festival's organizers also described this coming year's hybrid...

“The Chosen” Christmas Special Topping Box Office Has Greek Roots

A movie with two Greek cinematographers netted an extraordinary amount at the box office over the weekend, with The Chosen's Christmas special grabbing what some reports are calling an "extraordinary" $9 million in the run-up to Christmas. "Christmas With the...

How the Winged Victory of Samothrace was Saved From the Nazis

Countless masterpieces in the Louvre, such as the Nike, or Winged Victory of Samothrace, were saved from the Nazis in World War II. The Winged Victory of Samothrace is widely considered to be one of the most exquisite sculptures in the...

Greek Oscar Submission “Digger” To Be Distributed By Strand Releasing

Strand Releasing picked up Georgis Grigorakis's film "Digger" for U.S. distribution on Thursday. The film, which is Grigorakis's first feature-length movie, is also Greece's official submission for Best International Film at the 94th Academy Awards. "Digger" tells the story of...

“The Expendables 4” Filming in Greece Marred With Two Injuries

Two technicians working in the shooting of “The Expendables 4” movie in Thessaloniki, Greece, were injured in separate incidents, it emerged on Wednesday. The injuries occurred during the last few days, according to a report in Mega TV. The first injury...

Netflix’s Hit Show “Squid Game” Will Come Back for Season 2

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it will be bringing back its mega-hit South Korean drama "Squid Game" for a second season. The show was originally conceived of as a single-season mini-series story, as is typical for South Korean television, but...

Movie with “Nazi Saving Children” Scene Outrages Greece’s Kalavryta

Greek survivors and descendants of the victims of the Kalavryta massacre during the German occupation have expressed their anger at a film showing a Nazi soldier saving women and children from a school in flames. The long-awaited movie "Kalavryta 1943,"...

Greek Couple’s Greenland Drone Video Wins International Awards

A two-minute drone video shot in Greenland by a Greek couple has won numerous awards, including first prize in the drone video category of the Siena International Photo awards. The video shows aerial shots of the second largest Greenland settlement,...

Onassis’ Legendary Yacht “Christina O” Setting for The Crown Series 5

Aristotle Onassis' legendary yacht "Christina O" sets the stage for The Crown 5, which will be released on Netflix in 2022. Photos uploaded on Instagram by actress Elizabeth Debicki, who plays Diana, shows herself and Dominic West, playing Prince Charles, revealed...

“Squid Game” English Subtitles Change Meaning of Netflix Series

The Korean-language television drama Squid Game's "botched" English subtitles have changed the Netflix show's meaning for English-speaking viewers, according to many fans. The popular Netflix sci-fi series was released worldwide last month and is on track to beat "Bridgerton" to...