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36th Cairo International Film Festival Pays Tribute to Greece

Significant films, representative of Greek cinema, will be screened at the 36th Cairo International Film Festival that is scheduled to take place from November 9 to 18, since Greece is the guest of honor country this year. Organizers chose to close the...

London Greek Film Festival Kicks Off Today

Over the course of the next few weeks, London's filmgoers and Greek community will have the opportunity to watch a variety of contemporary Greek or Greek-related films and documentaries. Screenings take place at Westbourne Studios, near the famous Portobello market. The...

'Little England' Submitted for Oscars

Greek drama "Little England", known in Greek as "Mikra Anglia" has been submitted for the Best Foreign-Language Film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The Greece 's Culture Ministry's committee responsible for the selection of the film that will claim a place...

Greek Cinema Travels to Brussels

A tribute to the Greek cinema will be held in Brussels in the next four months to honor the Greek Presidency. The event is an initiative of the Royal Belgian Film Archive (Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique - CINEMATEK) and the...

Famous Greek Movies You Need to Watch

Greek cinema has a longer history than people usually think when they associate the words Greece and cinema. Several Greek films have come a long way and are actually famous outside the country’s borders. Perhaps the first movie that comes...

Greek Open-Air Cinema in Melbourne

The open-air cinema, a much beloved form of entertainment in Greece, will be revived in the garden courtyard of the Hellenic Museum of Melbourne this summer. The Summer Cinema Program is organized in collaboration with the Greek Film Festival and...

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...

When Bollywood Met Greece in Australia

As Australia prepares for a visit from one of Bollywood's biggest actors Shahrukh Khan, Greek-Australian Peter Yiannoudes is looking back at another era of Bollywood cinema in Australia when he imported films from Greece for Australia's Greek community and...