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‘Amerika Square’: Can it Join The Oscars’ Ranks of Previous Greek Winners and Nominees?

Directed by Yannis Sakaridis, the Greek entry ‘Amerika Square’ has been receiving glowing reviews on its journey towards the final shortlists being announced later this year, with the final 5 nominees to be announced early in 2018. Amerika Square Trailer: https://youtu.be/goJzKqpAdEk Having...

Oscar-winning "Zorba The Greek" Cinematographer Dies in Crete

Hospital officials on the island of Crete say German-born British cinematographer Walter Lassally; who won an Academy Award for the 1964 movie Zorba the Greek, has died following complications from surgery. He was 90. Lassally lived outside the city of...

"Amerika Square": Greece's Submission for the 2018 Foreign-Language Oscars

The Greek Film Centre has selected Yannis Sakaridis' "Amerika Square", a timely story of the opposing forces facing today's humanitarian crises, as the country's candidate for consideration for the 2018 best foreign-language film Oscar. The film, the second feature by Sakaridis,...

2017 Academy Awards: Full Winners’ List

The 89th Academy Awards will be held today, Sunday, February 26, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. If you want to watch them live, tune in to ABC at 8:30 PM. For those of you who won't be able to...

Hollywood A-Listers Stand With Standing Rock At Global Green Pre-Oscar Gala

Global Green’s Annual Pre-Oscar® Party attracted some big names in Hollywood to raise awareness about protecting our planet and send the message that Hollywood stands with Standing Rock. Sponsored by Earth Friendly Products, the largest green event of Oscar Week...

89th Academy Awards: 2017 Oscar Nominations List

  Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, joined by Oscar®-winning and nominated Academy members Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe and Ken Watanabe, announced...

Oscars 2017: Three Greeks Nominated for Academy Awards

  Greek filmmakers Yorgos Lanthimos and Daphne Matziaraki, along with costume designer Mary Zophres, have been nominated for Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards set to take place February 26 in Los Angeles. Written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Lobster"...

Nine Foreign Films Advance to Next Round of Oscar Race

Of the 85 foreign films submitted to the Foreign Language Film category of the Academy Awards, nine have advanced on to the next round of voting. Unfortunately, the Greek film "Chevalier" by Athina Rachel Tsangari was not selected for...

Greek-American ‘Pet’ Is an Early Oscar Contender [see trailer]

After amassing an amazing number of festival awards, director Chris Moraitis’ "Pet" is an early Oscar contender for an official 2017 nomination in the short film category. It will be the first Greek short to ever be nominated. "Pet," with...

#OscarsSoWhite Controversy Leads Academy to New Invitees, Including Greek Director Lanthimos

With the frenzy revolving around #OscarsSoWhite, new faces have been added to the list of members who can vote for the Oscars. The controversy of the lack of diversity within the ranks of the Academy has led its president, Cheryl...