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15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival To Run As Virtual Edition

The 15th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) will be held on May 10-30, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will run online and on-demand only; however, in another twist which is actually an advantage for the event,...

Alexander Payne Heads Into ‘Downsizing’

Academy Award winner Alexander Payne is onto his next project and his film has also locked in an impressive lead. Hot off the heels of "Nebraska," the Greek-American filmmaker worked with his "Sideways" screenwriting partner, Jim Taylor, on the upcoming...

The Production Concept Behind ‘Birthday Surprise Will Truly Surprise you!

Audiences don't pay much attention to short films, but "Birthday Surprise," which is set to premiere at the upcoming Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, deserves all the attention -- especially if you are part of the entertainment industry! The revolutionary...

Exclusive Interview: Louie Psihoyos Talks New Docu-Thriller, ‘6’ (video)

Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos spoke to Greek Reporter about his latest documentary, "6." The film, which is still a work-in-progress, utilizes state-of-the-art equipment as a team of activists risk their lives intent to show the world never-before-seen images that will...

Interview: Giovanis Brothers Direct Ensemble Cast in ‘Bereave’

ith an ensemble cast that includes legendary actors Malcolm McDowell, Keith Carradine and Jane Seymour, "Bereave," centers on a fatally ill man who thinks he has figured out how to die alone but must live to save his beloved wife when she goes missing on their anniversary.

Interview: Michael Angelo Zervos on Directing ‘Papou’

Greek-American Michael Angelo Zervos is making his directorial debut with "Papou," an emotional story that centers on a young boy who must deal with his grandfather's terminal cancer diagnosis. With his first feature about to hit the festival circuit, 25...

From China to LA: How Sam Voutas’ Life Has Changed Since ‘Red Light Revolution’

Filmmaker and actor Sam Voutas, who had his big break in China, now splits his time between Asia and Hollywood. In an exclusive interview, he talks to Greek Reporter about his latest projects, making a movie in Greece, and the...

‘Miss Violence’ Director Talks Filmmaking Amongst Greek Crisis

Alexandros Avranas, the Greek director of award-winning film 'Miss Violence' talks Greek cinema and personal success in an exclusive interview. Born in Larissa, Greece, Alexandros Avranas made his way to Berlin, Germany to study Fine Arts at the Universität der...

Interview: Golf Film Plans to ‘Swing Away’ in Greece

George Stephanopoulos, an entertainment lawyer and film producer (not the former political adviser and television journalist most people associate the name with), grew up playing golf in the U.S. with his father, a Greek Orthodox priest. Taking his experience...