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Virtual LAGFF Extended to October 21 Due to Popular Demand

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, which was scheduled to end on October 15, is extending its 2020 run to October 21 due to popular demand, as requests for passes and tickets have surpassed all expectations. Aris Katopodis, the Festival...

The 2020 San Francisco Greek Film Festival Goes Virtual (and Drive-In Style)

The 2020 San Francisco Greek Film Festival, which takes place October 3 to October 10, will go virtual and also hold drive-in screenings to keep festival attendees safe during the pandemic. The drive-in screening of "Topkapi" featuring famous Greek actress...

“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...

LAGFF 2019 Showcases Amazing Greek Women of Film

In 2019, the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is shining its spotlight on incredible Greek women in film, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. The lineup of films this year includes "Olympia" , a film about the...

Greek Film Festival Asks Students to Take Inspiration from Their Heritage

The Greek Student Film Festival of Australia returns for the seventh time in October this year, asking this time for participants to take their inspiration from their heritage. The organizers announced recently that this year's festival will present a selection...

LA Greek Film Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

The 13th annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF), which will run June 3-9, has just announced its 2019 lineup. Out of hundreds of submissions, the festival narrowed down its selection of films by Greek and Greek diaspora filmmakers to 47...

Olympia International Film Festival Kicks off Dec. 1

The 21st annual Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People will take place from December 1-8 in the cities of Pyrgos and Amaliada, Greece. This unique event draws enthusiastic filmmakers and film buffs -- many of whom are...

Tonia Sotiropoulou Wins Best Actress at LA Film Festival

Tonia Sotiropoulou is a 31-year-old Greek Cypriot actress who currently lives in the United Kingdom. She became globally known after her participation in ''Skyfall'', the 2012 James Bond film. On Friday, Sotiropoulou was informed that she won the award for ''Best Actress...

Thessaloniki's Film Festival To Pay Tribute to Greek Queer Cinema

The 59th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, running from November 1 to November 11, will present a large tribute to the Greek queer cinema, with a selection of 38 short and feature films dating from the late 1960's to the...