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Documentary Tells Little-known Story of Nazis Murdering the Jews of Kastoria [trailer]

A screening of the documentary titled Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria Greece is taking place the week of November 25 through December 1, at the Laemmle Music Hall Theater in Los Angeles. Directed by Lawrence Russo and co-directed and...

Canadian Actor Found Dead at George Stroumboulopoulos’ L.A. Home

The body of Canadian actor Richard Hong was found on Friday morning at a Los Angeles home rented by George Stroumboulopoulos, a Canadian Press report says. The 41-year-old actor, a Los Angeles resident, died of blunt force trauma, police said....

Tom Hanks Helps Carry Epitafio at St. Sophia Cathedral

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are frequent visitors to St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the Byzantine Quarter of Los Angeles, and during the all-important Easter Holy Week, Hanks was spotted at Friday night's "Epitafio" service. Hanks actually helped carry...

Meet Spero Dedes, NBA’s Greek Sportscaster

Greek-American sportcaster Spero Dedes has become a rising presence in the world of TV sports broadcasting in the U.S. and a well-known name to basketball fans everywhere after becoming the radio voice of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2005...

‘Greek Skies’ Video Wins Hollywood Award and Los Angeles Festival Distinction

A time-lapse video projecting the beauty of the Greek sky won the Best of the Fest award at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards (HIIDA) in December. Panagiotis Filippou who created the video dedicated the video to his father who died...

Throwback Thursday: A Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Recap

By Vasilis Papoutsis The festival concluded its 5-day run with the screening of the Panos. H. Koutras' film ''Xenia'' and an entertaining Orpheus Award ceremony that was headlined by Greek entertainer Panos Mouzourakis almost a month ago. The Festival hosted 42 filmmakers...

South East European Film Festival To Honor Oscar-Winner George Chakiris

The South East European Film Festival (SEEfest) will celebrate its 10th anniversary beginning April 30th, with a special opening night gala at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. This year the festival will place the spotlight on the...

Greeks at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards (Full Nomination List)

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has finally revealed the nominees for the upcoming 72nd Golden Globe Awards and Greeks are prominently featured among this year's famous nominees, among them Jennifer Aniston and Greek-French music composer Alexander Desplat. Aniston is up...

Maria Menounos in the Ring

Maria Menounos showed her wrestling skills on August 18 in the annual show for the WWE's Summerslam Axxess in Los Angeles. Wearing a tiny, sexy glittering bustier with the Greek flag and skintight blue leggings of the same glittering material,...

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson on Antiparos

Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, who is of Greek origin, for another year chose to spend their vacation on Antiparos, where they have a holiday house. Hanks has been visiting Greece and specifically Antiparos for about...