Costa Gavras

Convicted Terrorist Koufodinas on Hunger Strike for 45 Days

Convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, who has been on hunger strike for 45 days announced on Monday he will stop drinking water too.

Costa-Gavras’ “Adults in the Room” Receives Mixed Reviews After Venice Premiere

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and his wife Danae Stratou walked on the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on Saturday for the premiere of the film "Adults in the Room" together with director Costa-Gavras and the...

Costa-Gavras Film on the Greek Crisis Premieres at Venice Festival (video)

The eagerly-awaited film by Greek director Costa-Gavras, "Adults in the Room", made its world premiere on Saturday, August 31 at the Venice Film Festival. Adapted from the book of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room allows Costa-Gravras...

Venice Film Festival to Honor Costa-Gavras

It was announced recently that the 76th International Film Festival of Venice will honor the Greek-French director Costa-Gavras with its ''Glory to the Filmmaker Prize'' on August 31. Costa-Gavras will receive this prestigious award for his latest film, titled ''Adults...

Director Costa-Gavras Hits Back at Critics Over Greek Government Grant

Award-winning director Costa-Gavras said on Friday that he is "deeply insulted" by allegations of favoritism in receiving state funds to produce a film based on a book written by Greece’s controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. The Greek director, who...

Director Costa-Gavras Receives Grant To Take Varoufakis Book to Silver Screen

The Greek-French director Costa-Gavras secured recently a public grant from the Greek state of €630,000 to produce a film based on a book written by Greece's controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. Gavras intends to make a film out of...

Costa-Gavras Honored by European Film Academy (video)

Greek director Costa-Gavras received the Lifetime Achievement award at this year’s European Film Awards on Saturday. The legendary filmmaker, who directed classics such as “Missing”, “Z”, “Music Box” and “Betrayed”, was honored by the European Film Academy at the 31st European Film...

Costa-Gavras to Receive Lifetime Honor at European Film Awards

Greek director Costa-Gavras will receive an award for lifetime achievement at this year's European Film Awards. The legendary filmmaker who directed classics such as "Missing", "Z", "Music Box" and "Betrayed", will be honored by the European Film Academy at the...

Director Costa-Gavras to Take Varoufakis Book to Big Screen

Acclaimed director Costa-Gavras expressed his wish to make a film out of Yanis Varoufakis' book "Undefeated Losers", that was presented on Monday in Athens. The former finance minister presented the Greek edition of his book "Adults in the Room" titled...

Director Costa Gavras Honorary Guest of the Greek Film Festival in Berlin

The Greek Film Festival in Berlin opened with the film “Amen” by Costa Gavras. The presence of the acclaimed director at Hellas Filmbox Berlin as an honorary guest conveyed multiple messages. Addressing the audience the great Greek cinematographer referred to his...