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Award-Winning Greek-Swedish Filmmaker Explores Roots in Acclaimed New Movie

In his award-winning film "Whose Reality 2.0?," Greek-Swedish actor and filmmaker Nico Falcone Georgiadis plays a Greek immigrant taxi driver who has recently lost his daughter and faces discrimination in his new home country. The film also highlights narratives of...

‘The Spectator’ Invites You to Enter the World of Filmmaking

Greek film and theater director Thodoris Vournas recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on IndieGogo for his short film, "The Spectator", a movie that invites audiences to become more than just passive spectators. Main character Thanos, played by Orestis Tziovas, is...

Greek Documentary About Crisis to Be Screened in Canberra

A screening of the Greek documentary "Agora" by director Yorgos Avgeropoulos has been scheduled to take place in Canberra, Australia, on Sunday, August 2, at 4:00 pm, at the Aegean Room of the Hellenic Club Woden. Avgeropoulos’ "Agora" documents the evolution...

Greeks at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival recently released the line up for its 2015 competition, which will include Greeks both behind and in front of the camera this year. One of the films screening in competition is "The Lobster", a UK production directed by...

IFC Midnight Picks up Dennis Iliadis’ ‘+1’ for US Distribution

IFC Midnight has acquired US distribution rights for Athens-born filmmaker Dennis Iliadis' latest, "+1," according to Deadline. The thriller premiered at SXSW and stars Rhys Wakefield, Logan Miller, Ashley Hinshaw and Natalie Hall. With a story from Iliadis that was...

Iranian Movie Star Hamed Behdad Rejects Proposal by Greek Filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos

The Iranian movie star Hamed Behdad rejected a proposal to act in a project that will be helmed by world-renowned Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos. He visited Angelopoulos in Istanbul on Tuesday and was tested on Italian and French languages with Monica...