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Nia Vardalos ‘Dealin’ with Idiots’ in New Film

Nia Vardalos stars in the upcoming IFC Films comedy, "Dealin' with Idiots." The plot centers on Max Morris, a famous comedian who is faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team in Los Angeles and decides...

Two Greek Brothers ‘Run It’ In New Film

Brothers Evangelos and George Giovanis have finally settled into Los Angeles. After moving around as kids - from Rhode Island to Greece (their parents are from Ioannina and Nafplio), and then back to the States - the two Greek-Americans...

Koundouros’ A Ship to Palestine Opens in Cyprus

The acclaimed director, Nikos Koundouros, has selected the 7th International Film Festival of Cyprus for the official premiere on Oct. 22 of his latest film, A Ship to Palestine, after the closing and prize award ceremony at the event...

‘Dead Europe’ Debuts at Sydney Film Festival

The debut of the film "Dead Europe," directed by Tony Krawitz, will be made at the 2012 Sydney Film Festival. The movie is an adaptation of Greek writer Christos Tsiolkas' awarded book. The main character of Tsiolkas' story is a Greek young man of...

Film Festival in Bucharest Features Costa Gavras

The 1st International Political Film Festival "Cinepolitica" will take place June 15-21 at the Romanian Peasant Museum in Bucharest. The Festival consists of four special programs, focused on subjects of general interest (The Secret Police) or political figures (The Politician)...

Yannis Smaragdis' Film 'God Loves Caviar' Completes Shooting

"God Loves Caviar," a new movie directed by Yannis Smaragdis, finished shooting a few days ago. The plot revolves around Ioannis Leontis' interesting life. Despite his original surname being Leontis, he became famous as Varvakis, which was his nickname. He was...

FYROM Economy Minister Turned Mobster on Screen

FYROM Economy Minister Valon Saraqini is playing the role of an Albanian mafia boss in a Greek-FYROM movie. The movie of Greek director Menelaos Karamargiolis "Just Another Confused Elephant" is expected on the big screen in 2012. In it, Macedonia's Economy...

Australian Actor Joel Edgerton Cast in 300: Battle of Artemisia

Actor Joel Edgerton is in talks to star in '300: Battle of Artemisia' for Warner Bros. and director Noam Murro. Joel Edgerton will play Themistocles, a Greek general who leads his army to victory over the Persians in 480 B.C....

Ancient Greek Mythology at the Heart of Contemporary Filmmaker Dina Demetrius

Documentary and indie filmmaker, broadcast journalist, actress (with starring roles in more than 20 films), and writer (with two feature-length screenplays under her belt), Dina Demetrius has worked for ABC News, reported, written and produced a thousand-plus national and...