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Beloved Greek Actress Martha Karagianni Dies at 83

Martha Karagianni, a Greek actress who associated her career with the blooming of Greek cinema in the 1960s died in Athens on Sunday. She was 83. She starred in many films, 19 of which were produced by Finos Film, a...

Sotiris Moustakas – Remembering The Iconic Greek Cypriot Actor

15 years ago today, iconic Greek Cypriot actor Sotiris Moustakas, passed away in Athens, at the age of 66.

The Life of Greek Movie Star and Activist Tzeni Karezi

Greek actress Tzeni Karezi was one of the most prolific actresses of the "Golden Age" of Greek cinema, which ran from the '50s to the '60s.

Aliki Vougiouklaki, “The National Star of Greece”

Aliki Vougiouklaki was one of the most popular stars in Greek cinematic history. The blonde stunner was so beloved that she was even given the title of "The National Star of Greece." Vougiouklaki was born in Marousi, a northern suburb...

Greek Cinema Makes Splash at Cannes Film Festival

Greek cinema has made a splash on the red carpet of the 75h annual Cannes Film Festival, as a total of five films that were either filmed in Greece or made by Greeks were entered into the festival. This is...

Thanasis Veggos: Remembering the Best Greek Comedy Actor

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, misery, and resilience of post-war Greece. In his long career in...

Emma Stone Stars In New Short “Bleat” Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Hollywood favorite Emma Stone is starring in a new short film by esteemed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos called "Bleat." The short film,which was made for the National Greek Opera and NEON, a world-renowned Greek art foundation, will premiere in Greece...

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...