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Greek Movie Fridays: “Loafing and Camouflage: Sirens in the Aegean”– Watch it on PameOdeon.gr!

The second film for our Greek movie Fridays, is the Greek comedy of Nikos Perakis Loafing and Camouflage: Sirens in Aegean. A film that brings us back to funny moments from the army times in a unique and compelling...

The Hellenic Federation of Journalists Appeals to EU Parliament

The Hellenic Federation of Journalists has decided to appeal to the Commission of European Parliament because of the closure of Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) and the amendment enactment which extend the transitional regime of Public Television. Federation has sent letter...

Romain Gavras’ Feature Directorial Debut Gets US Release

The feature debut from music video director Romain Gavras has finally received a U.S. release. "Our Day Will Come," about two outcasts who embark on a journey to Ireland, is now available on digital platforms. The film, which was completed...

"Kismet" Looks at Impact of Turkish Soaps on Women

Turkish soap operas have millions of fans all across the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa and this is a well-known fact. But what remains largely unexplored, is how they have affected the social and religious lives of...

Three Greek films at Stockholm Film Festival

Three contemporary Greek films will compete in the 24th Stockholm Film Festival, which will take place from the 6th to 17th of  November. Greece will be represented by "Miss Violence" of Alexandos Avranas, "Luton" of Michalis Konstandatos and "The...

‘Hercules: The Thracian Wars’ Wraps Up, New Photo Revealed

The other Hercules film, "Hercules: The Thracian Wars," has finally wrapped production, and its star, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, couldn't be prouder of the "epic film." The buff actor tweeted on Friday that shooting has completed, saying, "My strongest THANK YOU...

The Development of Greek Broadband Connection Speed

A recent evaluation of the download speed broadband subscriptions was made by the Greek Member of European Union Georgios Papanikolaou, and the Dutch Commissioner Neelie Kroes. This is based on parliamentary control, which is showing that Greek broadband subscriptions are...

Greek Movie Fridays: "Liar Wanted" – Watch it on PameOdeon.gr!

The Greek leading film distributor and producer, Odeon S.A., and Greek Reporter have teamed up to promote Greek cinema to a new worldwide audience, through PameOdeon.gr, the new video on demand platform The first film for our Greek movie Fridays,...

Alain Badiou Wants to Make Movie on Plato Starring Brad Pitt

French philosopher and translator of the latest edition of Plato's Republic, Alain Badiou, wants to make a movie about Greek philosophers Plato and Socrates starring Brad Pitt and Sean Connery, with Meryl Streep in the role of "Mrs. Plato." In a recent...

Eurimages Will Fund Two Greek Co-productions

Two Greek co-production films are among the 20 film projects that secured funding from Eurimages. This was settled in a meeting that is under way in Vilnius of Lithuania from October 14-18. Eurimages had to choose from 31 film...

Christopher Papakaliatis Reflects on Golden Globe Consideration; “What If…” Screened in LA

Video: Greek Filmmaker Christopher Papakaliatis' reflects on Golden Globe consideration for his film  "What if..."  On Tuesday October 15th, Christopher Papakaliatis’ What If… was screened at “Clarity” theatre in Beverly Hills. The Greek film is considered for a Golden Globe nomination thus...

Sixth Greek Film Festival in London Surpasses Expectations

The artistic Director of the Festival, Christos Prosilis said that the Greek Film Festival in London is improving over the years. Especially this year, the publics response surpassed any expectation of both screenings on both days and through the...

Greek Digital Artist Awarded with the Lumen Prize

Katerina Athanasopoulou, a Greek filmmaker and animation and digital artist, is this year’s winner of the prestigious Lumen Prize, worth 3,000 euros, for her Athens-based film “Apodemy,” ekathimerini reports. “Apodemy” is an experimental piece in emigration, which was created in...

The Greek “Pirates” of Electricity Power

“Pirates of the electricity” is the title of the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, referring to activists that take it upon themselves to reconnect the electricity supply for socially weak Greek citizens, that find it hard to make ends meet. As the...

A Greek Documentary Sheds Light on the Dark Aspects of Turkish TV Series

It is well known that the Turkish soap operas have millions of fanatic viewers in the Balkans, Middle East, North Africa and Asia. What remains unexplored is how these soap operas manage to penetrate the social and religious reality...