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The Greek Film Festival in Berlin to Take Place in January 2021

The Greek Film Festival in Berlin announced recently that next year's program will take place in January 2021, against all ...coronavirus odds! In a press release they issued, the organizers say that ''even though COVID-19 is separating us and keeps...

The 61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival Launches Virtually

The 61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) launched virtually on Thursday, as the opening film was projected onto a screen in an empty room in the Olympion theater due to the coronavirus. Organizers of TIFF recognized the importance of film...

Filming of New Woody Harrelson Movie Begins in Evia, Greece

  After shooting came to a halt in the face of the coronavirus, production has begun again on "Triangle of Sadness," an upcoming film by award-winning Swedish director Ruben Östlund. Filming for the new project, which stars an international cast, including...

Award-Winning Greek-Swedish Filmmaker Explores Roots in Acclaimed New Movie

In his award-winning film "Whose Reality 2.0?," Greek-Swedish actor and filmmaker Nico Falcone Georgiadis plays a Greek immigrant taxi driver who has recently lost his daughter and faces discrimination in his new home country. The film also highlights narratives of...

Hellenic Film Society USA Prepares for Virtual Festival for 2020

The Hellenic Film Society USA announced their first-ever virtual Greek film festival, which will be held from July 10, to July 20, 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Audiences from across the country will have the opportunity to stream...

Greece Reopens For International Filming with New Amorgos Movie

Over three decades since its debut on the silver screen, Amorgos, the Greek island which charmed the global cinephile community through 1988's cult Luc Besson film The Big Blue, is again set as the alluring background of a new...

Castellorizo Invites Filmmakers to Submit Work for International Documentary Festival

Organizers of the Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival, which takes place every summer on the Greek island of Castellorizo, announced on Monday that they are inviting documentary filmmakers to submit their work for consideration for the fifth annual event. Documentaries...

Powerful New Film Explores Plight of Afghan Refugees in Europe

An Afghan movie filmed in Kabul, the Shinwari Valley and Zarani, Afghanistan, and also in Munich, Germany, and Kos Island, Greece, among other locations, "I Am You" is an independent film based on the true story of Afghan refugees...

Greek Police Remove Minors From "Joker" Screenings at Athens Cinemas

Greek police removed minors from two cinemas screening the blockbuster movie "Joker" over the weekend. The newly-released film has an "R," or Restricted, rating for its violence and disturbing content. According to a spokesman for the Greek police, the interventions followed...

Canada Selects Adaptation of Classic Greek Tragedy “Antigone” for International Film Oscar

Canada selected on Friday writer-director Sophie Deraspe's refugee family drama Antigone as its official submission for the best international feature category to the 92nd Academy Awards. The French language indie adapts Sophocles' classical Greek tragedy of the same name to...