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Ciné Attikon to be Renamed 'Theo Angelopoulos' to Honor the Greek Filmmaker

An Athens summer cinema called Ciné Attikon will be renamed "Theodoros Angelopoulos," to honor the internationally distinguished work of Greek filmmaker Angelopoulos who died in 2011 in a street accident during the shooting of his last film. The renaming ceremony will...

Daughter of Director P. Voulgaris to Film Documentary about SYRIZA party

SYRIZA has become Greece's second largest party and its high rate of votes has changed the political landscape of Greece after 30 years. International media have been reporting about its head, Alexis Tsipras, its members, its potential victory at...

Video Directed by Romain Gavras Causes Backlash in France

Romain Gavras, son of director Costa Gavras, is a Greek-French filmmaker not so beloved by French officials. The 31-year-old director makes both long and short films, as well as videos, showing the violent "battles" taking place in downtown Paris...

Greek-Australian Stars in Italian, Hercules-Inspired Theatrical Play

Ange Arabatzis is a Greek Australian filmmaker and actor who lives in Melbourne and is about to star in the theatrical play DEANA VP, an Italian production inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Hercules, son of mighty God...

"Attenberg": A New and Controversial Greek Movie

<img class="alignleft size- medium wp-image-45141" src="https://greekreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/attenberg-300x164.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="164">"Attenberg" is not a foreign name nor a faraway location. It is a new "language," which Greek director Athina Tsangari invented in order for her movie characters to communicate. The film presents the...

Greek Filmmaker Lucia Rikaki Passes Away

Greek film director, documentarist, writer and producer Lucia Rikaki passed away in Athens on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. The 50-year-old played a pivotal role in raising awareness through her documentaries and using social networking to encourage young...

Sotiris Goritsas’ Latest Film Screens at 3rd Montreal Greek Film Festival

Despite the terrible financial circumstances, political and social turmoil in Greece, the country’s film industry builds upon its problems and exports its masterpieces abroad. The 3rd Montreal Greek Film Festival brought to the Greek population of Canada several new film...