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Kelly Sarri Makes a Bold Statement With Her Documentary on Greek Tax Evasion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc9Xg5dACrk Kelly Sarri has tackled plenty of topics in her filmmaking career. But her latest documentary, a close look into the widespread problem of tax evasion in Greece, may be her most important work yet for Greece and the world...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ New Film ‘The Lobster’ Presented at Cannes Festival

The new film of Oscar-nominated Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Lobster", was screened at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in May 15. The movie is the director's first English language movie to compete in the festival’s main competition section for the...

Louie Psihoyos’ ‘Racing Extinction’ Premieres at Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival kicked off earlier this week and today marks the premiere of Louie Psihoyos' "Racing Extinction." "Racing Extinction" is a documentary focused on humanity's affect on species across the world. It gives an alarming look at thousands of...

Criterion Releases Five Films from John Cassavetes in High Def

The Criterion Collection has recently released five of John Cassavetes' films in high definition. The Greek-American filmmaker was considered a genius, visionary and the forefather of independent film in America. As part of the DVD set from Criterion are a gathering...

Director Costa Gavras to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Greek-born filmmaker Costa-Gavras will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15th Annual Mumbai Film Festival this year, which takes place from Oct. 17-24 in India. Considered one of the world's living legends in cinema, the Academy Award...

Nick Cassavetes Directing ‘The Other Woman’ with Cameron Diaz

Greek-American director Nick Cassavetes is at work on his latest project, "The Other Woman," which filmed on-location over the summer in the Hamptons, New York. The comedy (not to be confused with the 2009 drama starring Natalie Portman) centers on...

Costa-Gavras’ ‘Capital’ To Get US Theatrical Release in October

With the US premiere of his latest film, "Capital," taking place last week at the Los Angeles Film Festival, Costa-Gavras' political thriller is slated for a nationwide theatrical release by Cohen Media Group this October. A big screen adaptation of...

Romain-Gavras Directs Robert Pattinson in Dior Homme Ads

Greek-French director Romain-Gavras is the man behind the new Dior Homme videos featuring Robert Pattinson. The film and music video director, known for his work with Kanye West, Jay Z, and M.I.A., is shooting the brand's overseas ads with the...

Greek-Italian Actress Valeria Golino Makes Directorial Debut

Greek-Italian actress Valeria Golino, most noted for her role opposite Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman in "Rain Man," has made her feature directorial debut with "Miele." The film, which hit Italian theaters last month and is currently screening at the...

Richard Ledes On His New Film and ‘Odysseus’-like Journey into Directing

Richard Ledes is no stranger to independent filmmaking. After starting out with Super 8 as a kid, the Greek-American director/writer dipped in and out of making movies for many years. He released his first feature in 2004, "A Hole...