Greek film

“Apples” Will Represent Greece for International Feature Film at Oscars in 2021

"Apples," the directorial debut of Greek filmmaker Christos Nikou, will represent Greece in the "Best International Feature Film" category at the Oscars in 2021. Nikou is known internationally for his work as assistant director on critically acclaimed films like "Dogtooth"...

Documentary Melan*cholia at the Greek Film Archive Foundation

The Documentary Melan*cholia, written and directed by Ariadne Koutsaftis, has been officially added to the Greek Film Archive Foundation and can be viewed for the first time publicly today, April 6. The film was made to raise awareness about...

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...

Pantelis and Alexandros Voulgaris to Open the Greek Filmclub in Düsseldorf with “The Last Note”

By Aspasia Zontanou Director Bernd Desinger, of the Filmmuseum Blackbox, was accompanied by Greek General Consul in Düsseldorf, Maria Papakonstantinou, to welcome the film “The Last Note”. Together with curator Eleni Giannakoudi, responsible for the program and organisation of the...

Watch New Trailer for Greek Director Lanthimos’ ‘The Favourite’

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is back with an unsettlingly dark comic drama called The Favourite. Starring Hollywood A-listers Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, the film centers of the character of the Queen played by British actor Olivia Colman. Described by British film magazine...

Greek Holocaust Film Scoops Award (video)

A harrowing short film about Greek prisoners in German death camps during WWII has won an award in Canada. Eleftheromania, a 20-minute offering filmed in Toronto and New York, was directed by David Antoniuk and produced by Joanna Tsanis, Charles M....

Greek Drama ‘Cliffs of Freedom’ Wraps Production in New Mexico

A new dramatic film based on a fictional historic Greek tale, written and co-produced by Marianne Metropoulos, just wrapped filming in New Mexico a couple of weeks ago. Many Greeks were involved in the film's story and production, and some...

The African Greeks of Avato (Full Documentary)

Watch our documentary on Avato, the village in Northern Greece that is home to the Greek descendants of the African slaves that were once brought to the region of Xanthi. Behind their African looks of these Greeks, there is a...

Greek Film Week Debuts in Sao Paulo

The Greek Film Week, to be held for the first time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, aims to highlight the course and the wealth of the Greek cinema since the 1930s. The festival, which will run until October 16, is organized...

‘3,000’ Reasons to Love the New Greek Short Film

The Greek short film “3000” was shown during a private screening for the media held at DDP & Deluxe International Studios production company. It is a special short film written and directed by acclaimed Greek-Australian director Antonis Tsonis, starring...