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2016 LA Greek Film Festival Schedule Announced

The official lineup for the 10th annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival has been set, so if you're in the area, mark your calendars. The festival will take place in the Egyptian Theatre June 1-5, and will feature over 55...

LA Greek Film Festival Announces Exciting 2016 Lineup

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is fast approaching, and it has just unveiled its new line up for showcasing the best independent Greek cinema of the past year. The LA Greek Film Festival will take place from June 1...

Film Festival Premiere of Christos Vasilopoulos in ‘Guys Reading Poems’

"Guys Reading Poems", a neo-noir drama starring Christos Vasilopoulos, will premiere at the prestigious Palm Beach International Film Festival this Sunday, April 10th. The film was directed by Hunter Lee Hughes, who had studied along with Christos Vasilopoulos under the...

‘3,000’ Reasons to Love the New Greek Short Film

The Greek short film “3000” was shown during a private screening for the media held at DDP & Deluxe International Studios production company. It is a special short film written and directed by acclaimed Greek-Australian director Antonis Tsonis, starring...

Tina Fey and Tom Hanks Honored as Speakers at Tribeca Film Festival

The prestigious Tribeca Film Festival is in the process of selecting its first round of high-profile speakers for the 2016 festival run, and Tom Hanks and Tina Fey are among the first celebrities chosen. The 2016 festival will take place...

New Documentary Tells the Story of the Only Functioning Greek Orthodox Church in Cuba

The Cuban Revolution overthrew the Batista regime on January 1st 1959. During Fidel Castro's 49 year reign as Cuban Prime Minister and then President, there had not been any new churches in Cuba.  Except one. “A Beacon in Havana” is a short documentary...

Greece Enters Comic-Con With ‘E-Social’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIqLK8L4ZtA The Greek sci-fi short "e-Social" which has been making waves at various film festivals recently got accepted into Comic-Con International. Comic-Con has become one of the most important film showings in North America, in addition to one of the biggest conferences and...

Aspasia Koumli Talks LA Greek Film Festival and Career

Could film spur the great artistic rebirth of Greece?   This year’s Jury Prize winner at Cannes “The Lobster” was the off-beat love story by the acclaimed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, which told the tale of a not so distant future...

Greeks at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival recently released the line up for its 2015 competition, which will include Greeks both behind and in front of the camera this year. One of the films screening in competition is "The Lobster", a UK production directed by...

Hank Azaria Selected as Juror for the Tribeca Film Festival

Hank Azaria was recently selected as a juror for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. The famous actor, born to Greek parents, is one of 34 actors, filmmakers, and Hollywood leaders chosen, along with celebrities like Cobie Smulders ("How I Met Your...