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Greek-Danish Director Talks Oscar Nomination; A Royal Affair

Greek-Danish director Nikolaj Arcel talks about his Oscar nomination for "A Royal Affair," his Greek heritage, and what future projects he has in store. Arcel has written nine films, four of which he directed. One of those films, "A...

Ciné Attikon to be Renamed 'Theo Angelopoulos' to Honor the Greek Filmmaker

An Athens summer cinema called Ciné Attikon will be renamed "Theodoros Angelopoulos," to honor the internationally distinguished work of Greek filmmaker Angelopoulos who died in 2011 in a street accident during the shooting of his last film. The renaming ceremony will...

Daughter of Director P. Voulgaris to Film Documentary about SYRIZA party

SYRIZA has become Greece's second largest party and its high rate of votes has changed the political landscape of Greece after 30 years. International media have been reporting about its head, Alexis Tsipras, its members, its potential victory at...

Video Directed by Romain Gavras Causes Backlash in France

Romain Gavras, son of director Costa Gavras, is a Greek-French filmmaker not so beloved by French officials. The 31-year-old director makes both long and short films, as well as videos, showing the violent "battles" taking place in downtown Paris...

Director Emir Kusturica: 'Whatever Happens to Greece, It Has An Impact on the World'

Famous director and writer Emir Kusturica opened the 9th International Book Fair in Thessaloniki, where he presented his new book And Where Am I in the Story? The Serbian director/writer could not escape questions about the financial crisis and commented...

Google Frontpage Dedicated to Theodoros Angelopoulos

Google.gr's April 27 frontpage is dedicated to Greek director Theodoros Angelopoulos. This day coincides with the 77th anniversary of the late director's birth. Angelopoulos was born in Athens on April 27, 1935. He died about three months ago, on January 24, after an...

Deakin University Launches Scholarship in Memory of Director Anna Kannava

Deakin University has established a scholarship in memory of the late Cypriot director and screenwriter Anna Kannava, who passed away last year after losing the battle against cancer. The Cypriot director was widely known in Australia for her work, which...

Sam Voutas, the Greek-Australian Film Director of China

Greek-Australian director Sam Voutas’s new film “Red Light Revolution” is being launched with a most impressive publicity campaign for its Chinese release. Voutas was born in Melbourne but grew up living in different Asian cities, first in Manila, then in...

ERT World to Undergo Major Reforms

The new director of ERT S.A. International TV Broadcasts, Nikos Meggrelis aims to create a unique bridge of communication with Hellenism worldwide. Nikos Meggrelis told Neos Kosmos, "The first priority during these 3 months was the creation of an English-language...