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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...

”When Tomatoes Met Wagner”: Greece’s Entry in 2020 Academy Awards

Marianna Economou's inspiring film ''When Tomatoes Met Wagner” has been chosen to represent Greece at the 92nd Academy Awards, it was announced on Wednesday by the country's Ministry of Culture. The Greek film's story takes place in Thessaly, in central...

Jason Mantzoukas Cast in Paramount’s New Film ‘Infinite’

Jason Mantzoukas has been cast in a new Paramount action thriller starring Mark Wahlberg, titled "Infinite". Set to be directed by Antoine Fuqua, the movie is based on a 2009 novel titled "The Reincarnationist Papers", written by D. Eric Maikranz. The...

Costa-Gavras’ “Adults in the Room” Receives Mixed Reviews After Venice Premiere

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and his wife Danae Stratou walked on the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on Saturday for the premiere of the film "Adults in the Room" together with director Costa-Gavras and the...

Costa-Gavras Film on the Greek Crisis Premieres at Venice Festival (video)

The eagerly-awaited film by Greek director Costa-Gavras, "Adults in the Room", made its world premiere on Saturday, August 31 at the Venice Film Festival. Adapted from the book of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room allows Costa-Gravras...

Tom Hanks Cast As Elvis’ Manager in New Movie

Tom Hanks has been cast as Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's late manager, in a new movie to be directed by Baz Luhrmann. The film will be shot in Australia in early 2020; young up and coming star Austin Butler...

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...

Nicolas Cage to Shoot New Film on Cyprus

Well-known actor and filmmaker Nicolas Cage will arrive in Cyprus on June 24 to begin filming his new movie, dubbed ''Jiu Jitsu.'' This is what Cyprus’ Alpha TV recently reported. "Jiu Jitsu," a science fiction movie, will involve Nicolas Cage having to...

Netflix, Amazon, Disney and Universal Representatives Explore Production in Greece

Representatives of major US entertainment studios, including Netflix, Amazon, Disney and Universal, recently concluded a visit to Greece, where they were briefed about the country's efforts to attract major foreign audiovisual production. The visit was an initiative of Greece's Ministry...