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Greek Film ‘Chevalier’ Submitted for 2016 Oscars

  With February fast approaching, the time has come for 85 foreign countries to submit their top films for consideration for the 2016 Foreign Language Film Oscar, and Greece has submitted Athina Rachel Tsangari's "Chevalier" for this great honor. 89 countries...

Greek Films Excel at International Film Festivals

Greek cinema has a long and rich history, even now with financial crisis that is plaguing the country, the film industry in Greece is dominating the domestic market, and has experienced international success on several occasions. In spite of...

Greek Filmmaker Tsangari Wins BFI Film Award for “Chevalier”

Greek filmaker Athina Rachel Tsangari was this year's top prize winner at the BFI London Film Festival Awards Saturday for her film "Chevalier". Tsangari's film is a study of the male ego and macho rivalry, showcased by six men on...

Oscar-Nominated Greek Cinematographer Films Short Video for Messinia

Costa Navarino, a luxury resort located in Messinia, Greece, asked Oscar-nominated Greek cinematographer Phedon Papamichael and Greek filmmaker Athena Rachel Tsangari to create a short film for the hotel and the region. The film showcases the unspoiled landscape and hidden treasures of...

Greek Participation in MIFF 2013

In the framework of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2013, which started on July 25 and will run till August 11, two Greek films have been screened, representing the Greek cinema. The films are, The Daughter by Thanos...

Short Film from Greece Makes Sundance Film Festival Line-Up

Next month, Greece is being represented at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with Athina Rachel Tsangari's "The Capsule." The 35-minute film, described as a "Greek gothic mystery," is entered in the shorts competition. The plot summary...