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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...

Director Costa-Gavras Hits Back at Critics Over Greek Government Grant

Award-winning director Costa-Gavras said on Friday that he is "deeply insulted" by allegations of favoritism in receiving state funds to produce a film based on a book written by Greece’s controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. The Greek director, who...

Director Costa-Gavras Receives Grant To Take Varoufakis Book to Silver Screen

The Greek-French director Costa-Gavras secured recently a public grant from the Greek state of €630,000 to produce a film based on a book written by Greece's controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. Gavras intends to make a film out of...

PM Tsipras, Varoufakis To Make Cameo Appearances in New Costa-Gavras Film

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis are said to have agreed to make cameo appearances in an upcoming film by Greek director Costa-Gavras. The Greek film director, who lives and works in France, is now turning...

Athens' Syntagma Square Becomes a Hollywood Studio on Sunday

Athens' city center was completely cordoned off on Sunday, March 10, to allow the cast and crew of the upcoming movie ''Born To Be Murdered'' film their scenes. Among the cast members of the film, which is directed by the...