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‘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...

Finos Films Gets YouTube Channel

Finos Films, which created some of the great, classic movies in Greece. has been finally given its own channel on YouTube. Internet users are now given the chance to watch films that marked the Golden Age of Greek cinema, in...

Karalis Looks at Greek Movies for Sydney Festival

Vrasidas Karalis' A History of Greek Cinema, the first full-length book on the topic written in English by an Australian academic, combines historical analysis with discussion of cinematic form to construct a narrative history of Greek cinematic successes and...

Young Greek Directors Riding New Wave of Cinema

Greek cinema has a well-known paradoxical side: there may be no state funding during a crushing economic crisis, but creativity seems to be surging and changing the dynamics of contemporary Greek cinematography. The modern Greek cinema consists of many new...

Out of the Past: Greeks Fight Crisis With Laughter

Is laughter the best medicine? From the outside looking in, a crisis affecting the economic, political and social structures of a country seems like nothing to laugh laugh about. Despair and unemployment, depression and fear of a bleak future, loss...

Greek Cinema In Action: The Final Pay-Off

“The Final Pay-Off,” a new action drama feature filmed in Greece is in production, and still has a few days left to complete shooting. The film is directed by new aspiring filmmaker Alexander Leontaritis, who also wrote the script,...

King’s College Holds Book Launch for Tome on Greek Cinema

Co-edited by Dr. Lydia Papadimitriou (Film Studies, Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr. Yannis Tzioumakis (Communications and Media, University of Liverpool), the first collection of essays on Greek cinema to be published in English entitled "Greek Cinema: Texts, Histories,...

Greek Orthodox Community of NSW To Hold Screening Event In Memory of Theo Angelopoulos

The Greek Orthodox Community (GOC) of NSW will hold a special event in memory of the recently deceased Greek filmmaker Theodoros Angelopoulos on February 12 at its suburban premises in Lakemba, at 17:00. The event will include the screening of...