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The Greek Revolution of 1821: A Short Documentary

On March 25 1821, a few brave Greeks started a revolution against the mighty Ottoman Empire that ultimately resulted in the formation of the Greek state. The start of the Greek War of Independence was not the result of a...

Greek Filmmakers Raise Funds for Documentary on Legendary Fighter Stefanos Miltsakakis

Stefanos Miltsakakis, considered to be one of the greatest fighters in the world, died in January of 2019 at 60 years old. A team of Greek filmmakers plan to honor his legacy with a new documentary focused on the...

‘Olympia’ Documentary Set to Virtually Premiere on July 9

The much-acclaimed documentary "Olympia", which dives into the life of Greek-American actress Olympia Dukakis, will virtually premiere in North America on July 9. Since a theatrical premiere is difficult due to current restrictions on movie theaters, ABCinemaNOW has picked up...

Rare Video Footage of 1960's Crete Emerges

Charles Pathé was a French pioneer of his time. He documented the world around him for many decades. Fortunately, he passed from Crete in 1964 leaving a collection of amazing quality pictures that characterize the era when tourism began. Fishermen, tourists,...

Fourth Annual International Documentary Festival Slated for Greece's Castellorizo

The fourth annual “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo will take place from August 25 to September 1, 2019 on the idyllic Greek island in the eastern Mediterranean. The Festival's theme this year is "Bring people to Castellorizo and...

“Olympia” Wins Orpheus Award for Best Documentary

The film "Olympia", a documentary on the life and career of Olympia Dukakis, won the Orpheus Award for Best Documentary at the closing night of the 2019 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF). "Olympia", directed by Harry Mavromichalis, had its...

New Film Targets Botched Response of Greek Government to Deadly Attica Fire

The Greek government is under renewed pressure over the deadly July 2018 fire at Mati following a new documentary aired on Thursday. The film brought to light the and shortcomings, and at times, outright negligence, of the authorities in...

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...