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Kelly Sarri Makes a Bold Statement With Her Documentary on Greek Tax Evasion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc9Xg5dACrk Kelly Sarri has tackled plenty of topics in her filmmaking career. But her latest documentary, a close look into the widespread problem of tax evasion in Greece, may be her most important work yet for Greece and the world...

Olympia Dukakis Documentary to Screen at Museum of the Moving Image

The Olympia Dukakis documentary, titled "Olympia", will screen at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York, on March 31. Hellenic Film Society USA will be hosting the screening on the last day of Women's History Month. "Olympia" follows...

Controversial Documentary Claims Jesus Christ Was Greek

''Bible Conspiracies'', a new documentary series distributed by Worldwide Multimedia, suggests that Jesus Christ was not actually a Jewish man but a Greek philosopher called Apollonius of Tyana. This controversial claim has sparked reactions all over the world, as it posits that...

'The Greeks': National Geographic on the People Who Changed the World (video)

National Geographic released a documentary series on how Greeks changed the world, highlighting how much one nation has given to the rest of the globe. “On the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great, this...

‘Betty White: First Lady of Television’ to Premiere This Summer

PBS will be premiering the documentary "Betty White: First Lady of Television" this on August 21. The documentary takes place over the course of five years and follows actress and comedienne Betty White at home and on stage. White will...

The Guardian of Amphipolis: Full Documentary

Alexandros Kochliaridis, the first man to stumble upon the ruins of the Amphipolis tomb, talks about the famed Kasta grave and the ancient treasures hidden in the heart of Alexander the Great’s Macedonia.  The area became famous a few years...

Much-Awaited Mykonos Documentary Makes TV Debut (video)

A documentary on the cosmopolitan Greek island of Mykonos by filmmaker Nico Mastorakis will be screened on Greek cable TV Cosmote on Monday. “Mykonos, The Soul Of An Island,” is already an official entry, a semi-finalist and a two-time winner...

Hank Azaria Addresses ‘Simpsons’ Apu Controversy as ‘Very Upsetting’

Hank Azaria went on record at the Television Critics Association (TCA) to address the controversy over the character of Apu in "The Simpsons", which he voices, by saying, “the idea that anybody, young or old, past or present, was...

Golden Dawn Girls: The Film Stealing the Limelight at International Festival (video)

A documentary about the rapid rise of neo-Nazism in contemporary Greece has won acclaim by film critics at the International Documentary Film Festival, which is taking place in Amsterdam. Norwegian doc-maker Havard Bustnes, offers a grimly compelling study of this...

Sony Pictures Classics to Distribute Maria Callas Documentary

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired “Maria by Callas: In Her Own Words,” Tom Volf’s documentary about the iconic Greek-American opera singer, for distribution in North America, Australia and New Zealand. For the first time, 40 years after her death, the...