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Greek Bureaucracy Said 'No' to Game of Thrones Producers Wanting to Film in Ikaria

The beauty of Greek landscapes is indisputable, however, Greek bureaucracy often manages to turn away filmmakers wanting to shoot in Greece. Many productions have requested to film in Greece but were shot down and had to find other similar Mediterranean...

Monks in Meteora Go Rock-Climbing (video)

Monks in Meteora had to rock-climb in order to reach the Skete of St. Gregory, to perform the ceremony of Divine Liturgy. This was a historical moment for the monastic community of Meteora, since this is the first ceremony...

Yiannis Economides’ Greek Film Travels to Berlin

  The latest film of Yiannis Economides, “To mikro psari” (Little Fish), will participate in the competition of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. The Festival will take place February 6-16. The film, a social drama, revolves around the protagonist, Stratos,...

“Meteora” Opens 2013 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (video)

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival opened Thursday, June 6, at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Cinema lovers, celebs and industry folk all turned out to support the first night of the festival, now in its seventh...

Meteora, Crete Get Austrians Notice

Two of Greece's most alluring attractions, Meteora and Crete, are starring features in well-known publications in Austria for Easter. The Austrian newspaper Kourier hosts in the special insert Leisure, an eight-page tribute to Meteora, entitled  Between Heaven and Earth. The...

Greek Films at the 2012 Cannes Film Market

CANNES - Greeks are once again present throughout this year’s Cannes Film Festival. One of the members of the prestigious nine-person Cannes Jury this year is Alexander Payne, the U.S. director of Greek descent responsible for films such as...

Digital Advertising of Meteora and Mount Olympus

The digital world offers many opportunities, so the Region of Thessaly, Greece, decided to advertise some renowned sights of the area via the Internet. The culture of Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Mount Olympus, Greece's highest mountain, are...

Greek Movies Enter Berlinale 2012 Competition

The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival opened on Thursday, February 9, with the world premiere of the French production “Les adieux a la Reine” (Farewell my Queen) by director Benoït Jacquot, starring Diane Kruger. The first big-scale film festival of...

Stathoulopoulos’ ‘Meteora’ to Premiere in Berlin International Film Festival

"Meteora," a film by Greek director Spiros Stathoulopoulos, has been selected to premiere in the prestigious International Film Festival Berlinale, which will take place February 9-19 in Berlin, Germany.  An additional nine world premieres will be screening in the Competition programme...