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Kostas Voutsas: Greek Film and TV Icon Dies at 88

Kostas Voutsas, one of the best actors of his generation and an icon for Greek cinema and television, dies early on Wednesday. He was 88. Voutsas was rushed to the Attikon hospital on Friday, February 7, and admitted to the...

Cuba Hosts Greek Cinema Festival

El Greco  A Greek cinema festival is to take place in Havana, and is being organized by Greece's Ambassador to Cuba Stella Bezirtzoglou, according to Prensa Latina news agency. It has been four years since Greek films have been screened in...

Greek Islands Get Ready for Aegean Film Festival

The Greek islands of Patmos and Paros are getting ready for a 12-day feast of summer cinema as the Aegean Film Festival returns on Tuesday. Running from July 17 to 29, the two islands will show dozens of films from...

Greeks Still Mourn for 'Anti-Star' Thanasis Veggos

When Thanasis Veggos passed away on May 3, 2011, Greek cinema lost one of its most talented actors, one who with a single facial expression could epitomize the poverty, the misery and the resilience of post-war Greece. In his long...

‘Roza of Smyrna’ Opens Greek Film Festival in Sydney

The Delphi Bank's 24th Greek Film Festival will kick off with the Greek box office smash hit "Roza of Smyrna" on October 10 at Palace Cinemas, Norton Street in Sydney. Directed by Greek filmmaker George Kordellas, "Roza of Smyrna" has...

Director Nikos Koundouros Passes Away, Aged 90

Greek film and television director Nikos Koundouros passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 90. Koundouros had been admitted to hospital with respiratory complaints in recent weeks. Born in Athens in December 1926, to a family originally hailing from...

New Greek Wave in Düsseldorf

By Aspasia Zontanou Several low budget Greek films were premiered in a special three-week event called “New Greek Wave-the New Greek Cinema” in Düsseldorf from November 4th through Sunday the 27th. Eleni Giannakoudi and colleague Florian Deterding produced the event...

Greek Movie Ouzeri Tsitsanis in Shanghai International Film Festival

As part of the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival, held on June 11-19, 2016, the Greek movie Ouzeri Tsitsanis by Manousos Manousakis was selected for the Spectrum section, which keeps track of global cinema screenings. On the evening of...

Video: Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Watch interviews and coverage from the opening night of the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF), the most Greek red carpet in Hollywood! 10 years ago, a few Greeks were crazy enough to start a festival promoting Greek Cinema in...

Greek Films Excel at International Film Festivals

Greek cinema has a long and rich history, even now with financial crisis that is plaguing the country, the film industry in Greece is dominating the domestic market, and has experienced international success on several occasions. In spite of...