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Swedish Satire Filmed In Evia, Greece, Wins Palme D’Or 2022

Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness, filmed in Evia island, Greece, is the winner of this year's Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival.

Greek Cinema Makes Splash at Cannes Film Festival

Greek cinema has made a splash on the red carpet of the 75h annual Cannes Film Festival, as a total of five films that were either filmed in Greece or made by Greeks were entered into the festival. This is...

Acclaimed Director Lanthimos To Participate in 2019 Cannes Film Festival Jury

Acclaimed Greek film director Yorgos Lanthimos will be among the members of this year's jury for the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, the event organizers announced on Monday. Lanthimos will be one of the four male members of the eight-member...

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 the Cannes Film Festival for Eternity and A Day. The haunting film about a man at the...

Yorgos Lanthimos Wins Best Screenplay at 2017 Cannes Film Festival

Yorgos Lanthimos won the award for Best Screenplay on the final day of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, for his script for "The Killing of a Sacred Deer", which he also directed. The well-received film, which stars Colin Farrell and...

Ted Sarandos Addresses Cannes-Netflix Controversy

Ted Sarandos has made a public statement to address the controversy that Netflix caused at the Cannes Film Festival this year, reminding viewers that "the culture is changing". Two Netflix titles will play at the festival this year among the main...

Lanthimos' 'Killing of a Sacred Deer' to Compete in Cannes Film Festival

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos will participate in the competitive section of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, according to the official programme announced on Thursday. Lanthimos will compete for the Palme d' Or with his film "The killing of a sacred...

Greeks at 2016 Cannes Film Festival

The 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival attracted the usual crowd of celebrities, jetsetters, producers, and fashion icons, with plenty of Greeks in the mix this year. Adele Exarchopoulos was in attendance along with castmates Charlize Theron and Sean Penn, to...

“Voir le Pays” Wins Award at Cannes Film Festival

The sisters Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin, directors and screenwriters of the French-Greek movie "Voir le Pays" won an award from the committee of the department "Un Certain Regard" at the Cannes Film Festival. "Voir le Pays" is a film...

Lanthimos’ ‘The Lobster’ Acquired by Alchemy at Cannes

Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Lobster", a dark comedy set in a dystopian future, has been acquired by Alchemy after its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. "The Lobster" markes Lanthimos' first English-language film, and stars well-known actors like Colin Farrell,...