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‘Xenia’: Greece’s Submission to the 2016 Academy Awards

Greek film “Xenia,” directed by Panos Koutras is Greece’s official submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2016 Academy Awards. After the films triumphal journey in theaters across the world, namely in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Serbia,...

Director Rejects Greek Film Academy Awards Until Second Generation Migrants Have a Chance

Film director Panos Koutras was the big winner on Monday’s Greek Film Academy Awards. However, Koutras did not accept any of his awards, in protest of the Greek law that doesn't grant Greek citizenship to children of migrants in Greece. After the announcement that his...

“New Horizons” Polish Film Festival With 10 Greek Films This Year

"New Horizons" Film Festival includes 10 Greek films this year. The Polish festival acknowledges the “strange, new” Greek cinema trend, as it calls it, and gives room for the promotion of Greek films that are “increasingly gaining a leading place”...

Five Greek Films at The Karlovy Vary Festival

Five Greek films are selected for the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF), one of the most important film events in Central and Eastern Europe. The festival will be held on July 4-12. The first feature film of Yannis...

Cannes Film Festival Announces 2014 Lineup; Greek Film at ‘Un Certain Regard’

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its line-up of films for the 2014 festival running from May 14 to May 25. The list includes a number of familiar names as well as Greek director Panos Koutras. Koutras' film Xenia...