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Greek Filmmaker Vasilis Kekatos Wins Short Film Palme d’Or at Cannes

Greek filmmaker Vasilis Kekatos won on Saturday at the 72nd Cannes Festival the Palme d’Or with the short film “The Distance Between Heaven and Us.” He is the first Greek director to ever win a Palme d’Or in this category. The...

Greek Millionaire Proposes to Girlfriend 38 Years His Junior on Cannes Red Carpet

A millionaire Greek club owner and a Portuguese reality TV star got engaged earlier this week in Cannes, after the 63-year-old man proposed on the red carpet. Milos Kant dropped to one knee in front of banks of photographers and...

Greek Rocker Wins Best Music Video Award in Cannes (video)

The Greek progressive rock and metal artist Oh. (Olivia Hadjiioannou) was honored earlier this week by a prestigious international jury in Cannes for her music video “Red Lion” from the album, “Metallia.” The two-day festival held at the time of...

Yorgos Lanthimos at Cannes: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" will be premiering at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival as part of the festival's main competition. Starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, the film focuses on a successful surgeon and his...

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...

Cannes Winner’s List: Lanthimos’ “The Lobster” Receives Jury Award

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Lobster”, a dark comedy set in a dystopian future, has just won the Jury Award (Prix du Jury) at the Cannes Film Festival. “The Lobster” markes Lanthimos’ first English-language film, and stars well-known actors like Colin Farrell,...

Woody Allen: It's a Pity we Read About Greek Crisis and not Plato or Socrates

"Instead of Plato and Socrates, we read about Greece's economic disaster," said top American director Woody Allen while in Cannes to promote his new film "Irrational Man." "It is horrible. Every day I open the paper and read about Greece's disaster....

Greek Director Costas Gavras Honored at Cannes Film Festival

The film festival in Cannes organized the screening of Costas Gavras' classic film “Z” on Monday, in a restored version in honor of the award-winning Greek-French film director and producer. Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Frémaux praised Gavras' work for its ability to cross...

Greek Director Costas Gavras: 'Some People don't want Tsipras to Succeed'

There are some people who don’t want Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his government to succeed in Europe because they prefer to have “yes-men,” award-winning Greek-French film director and producer Costas Gavras told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency in an...