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Greek-Colombian Director Spiros Stathoulopoulos Releases New Film ‘Cavewoman’

Greek-Colombian director and screenwriter Spiros Stathoulopoulos debuted his new film, Cavewoman, in Greece last month. Cavewoman is an adaptation of the play Electra, by Euripides. The plot follows the revenge-driven mission of a female resistance fighter to assassinate her own...

Thessaloniki’s White Tower a Treasure of European Film Culture

The European Film Academy (EFA) has included the White Tower of Thessaloniki on the list of Treasures of European Film Culture. According to a recent announcement by EFA, in light of this year’s 35th European Film Awards, the Academy has...

Greek Film Expo: 12 Movies to Be Screened in New York

The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) has announced the lineup for its annual New York Greek Film Expo, a Greek film festival for all New Yorkers not to be missed. The festival is set to be held between September 29th...

Maria Pentagiotissa: The First Femme Fatale of Modern Greece

The story of Maria Pentagiotissa contains all the elements of an urban legend, yet she was a real person -- and some consider her to be the first femme fatale in Greece. Maria Daskalopoulou is said to have been born...

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...

Open-Air Cinemas in Greece: Movies Under the Stars

Open Air -- or "summer" cinemas as Greeks call them are a tradition across Greece with many of the most historic being in downtown Athens. 

French New Wave Star Jean-Paul Belmondo Has Passed Away

Jean-Paul Belmondo, star of French New Wave cinema, has passed away at the age of 88 in Paris on Monday. Belmondo, known for what the French deemed "ugly beauty," was most famous for his roles in Jean-Luc Godard's groundbreaking 1960...

Cinobo, the Greek Movie Streaming Alternative to Netflix

The first Greek platform to be purely dedicated to streaming, made a brave launch in spring 2020 and has already exceeded expectations.

Giannis Antetokounmpo Reveals Details About His Upcoming Movie

Giannis Antetokounmpo gave a series of interviews to Jim Paschke recently, where he spoke about the upcoming film that is being produced about him and his life journey.

Greece Could Reopen Cultural Venues In Three Stages in May

Officials are expected to meet on Friday to discuss Greece's staggered reopening of museums, theaters, and cinemas due to coronavirus.