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Greek Actor Kostas Tsakonas Passes Away

Greek comedian Kostas Tsakonas passed away on Wednesday, November 4, at the age of 72 years old. The famous actor had suffered from a stroke five years ago. He was also battling with cancer, as well as being hospitalized...

Video: New Greek Film 'Marionettes' Uncovers a Conspiracy Many Greeks Could Believe

A new thriller that tells the story of an investigative journalist trying to uncover his friend's death -but finds himself a victim of a very powerful secret society that governs Greece - opened last weekend in Greece. The film directed...

A Celebration of Fresh Vision at Greek-Australian Short Film Festival

Now in its sixth year, the Greek Australian Short Film Festival (GASFF) will again screen as part of The Delphi Bank 22nd Greek Film Festival. There are three screenings; the International Shorts (22 October), the Australian Documentary Shorts (24...

Film Choices for the London Greek Film Festival

International media and Greek filmmakers are facing this year’s London Greek Film Festival with reservations, despite the fact that the festival will celebrate its 8th anniversary. It appears that this year’s schedule will not include several Greek films that have been...

Greek Cinema Among the Best and Most Beautiful Outdoor Cinemas in the World

In Greece, nostalgic people usually associate open-air cinemas with the scent of jasmine, while in the United States, outdoor cinemas have been associated with the comfort of a person’s own car for many years. There are various types of outdoor...

22nd Greek Film Festival Announces 2015 Sydney Program

The Delphi Bank 22nd Greek Film Festival (GFF) announces its full 2015 program showcasing cutting-edge cinema steeped in Greece’s time honoured culture of storytelling. Jam packed with 14 feature films, 4 documentaries and a 60’s classics retrospective on the...

3rd Annual Syros International Film Festival Kicks Off in July

Syros is a magical island with a strong cultural and industrial past, and an urban aura that few places in Greece have. It is no wonder that the island hosts not one but many festivals from classical music to animation. The...

2015 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Kicks Off (Red Carpet Interviews)

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival celebrated its opening night with a buzzing red carpet full of the biggest Greek-American and Greek names in the film industry. Sponsored by Earth Friendly Products, the opening night included the screening of the film...

Famous Greek Actress Lily Papagianni Passes Away

Lily Papagianni was one of the most stylish actresses in Greece. Whether she was playing the role of a friend, a widow, or a lover she always looked incredibly elegant and aristocratic. The famous Greek actress passed away on...