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Global Greek Film Initiative Launched in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) is set to expand its mission and scope of action with an ambitious agenda under the umbrella program Global Greek Film Initiative (GGFI). LAGFF is an annual film festival that showcases new works...

Greece to Be Represented by Gousis’s Magnetic Fields at Oscars

Giorgos Gousis is to represent Greece for his film Magnetic Fields at the 2023 Oscars. Nikolaos Giatromanolokis, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports, accepted and co-signed the Hellenic Film Academy Commission’s choice himself. "The Ministry of Culture and Sports will...

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Kicks Off on May 9th

The 16th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) will be held on May 9th to May 15th this year featuring in-person screenings and events. A virtual film program of screenings and exciting webinars follows from May 12th to...

Prominent Greek Film Director Stavros Tsiolis Dies at 82

Greek film director and screenwriter Stavros Tsiolis died early on Tuesday in Athens, according to a post his family shared on Facebook. He was 82 years of age. Tsiolis, best known in Greece for his film "Women Can Wait," was a...

Greek-Syrian Actress to be Awarded Ibsen Theatre Scholarship

Greek-Syrian actress and theatrical director Rafika Chawishe, is among the recipients of the 2017 Ibsen Scholarships. She has won the "Best Direction" distinction for her project, "Europeana," a recount of her own experience with refugees in Lesvos island, based on...

Legendary Greek Film Star Zoe Laskari Dead at 73

Emblematic Greek film actress Zoe Laskari passed away on Friday at the age of 73 at her beach house in Porto Rafti; the causes of her death are unknown yet. She was one of the last remaining stars of the...

Film Distribution Agreement Signed Between Greece and Serbia

Director of the Greek Film Centre, Electra Evenaki, and the head of Film Centre Serbia, Boban Jevtić signed an agreement on business co-operation between the two organizations at the Sarajevo Film Festival. The agreement focuses on mutual support in distribution....

The 2017 Montreal Greek Film Festival Is Back and Better Than Ever!

The Montreal Greek Film Festival (MGFF) is back and is an event that you do not want to miss. There will be many well-known and unforgettable Greek films that you can watch in screenings as well as other events that you...

The Greek Community of Melbourne Pays Tribute to Film Director Nikos Koundouros

A press release from the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) on Thursday, said that the community had recently paid tribute to the Greek film director, Nikos Koundouros by screening his multi-awarded film "The Dragon." The event took place last Sunday evening...

Don’t Miss Screenings of Greek Films at Sismanoglio Megaro in Turkey

From January until June 2017 you will have a chance to attend a screening of a Greek film at Sismanoglio Megaro, the cultural and educational center of the Consulate General of Greece located on İstiklal Street in Istanbul, Turkey. All...