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5 Greeks Abroad Honored by Hellenic Post With Stamps

Five distinguished Greek personalities living abroad will be honored with a commemorative series of stamps. An event will be held on September 1 at the Acropolis Museum to inaugurate the collection following the choice of personalities by the International Foundation of...

Film Director Costa Gavras Backs Tsipras' Decision to Call for a Referendum

Speaking out in support of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday, film director Costa Gavras said that Sunday's referendum is necessary and expressed hope that things will go the way that the Prime Minister hopes. "Alexis Tsipras is right...

Greek-French Director Costa-Gavras: I Was Impressed by Avgeropoulos' Documentary 'Agora' [Video]

Internationally acclaimed Greek-French film director Costa-Gavras expressed his admiration for Yorgos Avgeropoulos' awarded documentary "Agora: From Democracy to the Market. In an interview with the Greek VIMAgazino, the director of academy who was awarded for "Z," when asked about...

Greeks Who Have Walked the Oscars’ Red Carpet

Upon hearing of Greeks and Oscars, the first name that comes to one’s mind is the name of famous Greek actress Katina Paxinou. In 1943, Paxinou was the first Greek to have brought home a little golden statuette for...

10+1 Greek Entertainment Movers and Shakers of 2013

Here are 11 Greeks that made an impact in the entertainment field this past year. Adele Exarchopoulos Greek-French beauty Adele Exarchopoulos won the prestigious Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of a teen girl who falls...

From China to LA: How Sam Voutas’ Life Has Changed Since ‘Red Light Revolution’

Filmmaker and actor Sam Voutas, who had his big break in China, now splits his time between Asia and Hollywood. In an exclusive interview, he talks to Greek Reporter about his latest projects, making a movie in Greece, and the...

Costa Gavras Reveals Plans for New Movie on Greece’s Political Situation (video)

Talking exclusively to Greek Reporter from Hollywood, director Costa Gavras revealed that he is planning to make a movie on the political situation in Greece and the rise of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party. Recently, a Golden Dawn sympathizer stabbed...

Director Costa Gavras to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Greek-born filmmaker Costa-Gavras will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15th Annual Mumbai Film Festival this year, which takes place from Oct. 17-24 in India. Considered one of the world's living legends in cinema, the Academy Award...

Costa-Gavras’ ‘Capital’ To Get US Theatrical Release in October

With the US premiere of his latest film, "Capital," taking place last week at the Los Angeles Film Festival, Costa-Gavras' political thriller is slated for a nationwide theatrical release by Cohen Media Group this October. A big screen adaptation of...

Gavras “Directs” Emek Theater Protest

Following a warning that the peaceful Emek Theater protests on April 7 were unauthorized, Turkish police started spraying water at the group along with tear gas, according to witnesses, the newspaper Hurriyet reported. Among the group of thousands of protesters...