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Michael Chiklis to Star in AIDS Film ‘1985’

Michael Chiklis will be starring in a new dramatic film set in the early years of the AIDS epidemic called "1985", alongside Virginia Madsen, Cory Michael Smith ("Gotham"), Noah Schnapp ("Stranger Things") and Jamie Chung ("Big Hero Six"). The plot revolves around...

Director Katie Cokinos on “I Dream Too Much” and Women in Hollywood

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBKJ5jNI1nE Katie Cokinos' film "I Dream Too Much" won high praise at festivals across the US, including the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin. The movie tells the story of Dora (Eden Brolin), a recent college graduate who...

Greek Start-up Company Wins Prize at South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals

Greek professionals and startups showcased their work at the 23rd annual event “South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals,” in Austin, Texas. The conference started on March 11 and will be carried out until the March 20, as it consists of...

SXSW 2015 Lineup Features Emerging Greek Filmmakers

The lineup for South by Southwest (SXSW), the famous independent film and music festival, was announced today with the inclusion of some Greek names. The festival will take place in the indie artist hotspot of Austin, Texas, from March 13 to...

Marianne’s Wish Talks Music, SXSW & Working with Tommy Lee

An alternative/experimental/rock band that was formed in 2011 by members Francois Micheletto (Vocals), Chris J. (Drums) and George Solonos (Guitarist/Producer), Marianne’s Wish has been playing shows around the world ever since, with plans to perform in Athens "very soon." Everyone...

‘Before Midnight’ Director on Greece: ‘I Loved It’

"Before Midnight," the follow-up to the "Before Sunset" and "Before Sunrise" love story, made its debut at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday night. The film was shot in Greece by director Richard Linklater, who took part in a Q&A...

Greek Director Iliadis Taking New Thriller to SXSW

Greek-born director Dennis Iliadis will show his new film, "Plus One," at this year's SXSW festival in Austin, Tex. Iliadis, whose first American film was a remake of "The Last House on the Left," worked on his latest project with...

Introducing Greek-American Up and Coming Rapper Drew32

Greek-American rapper Andrew Michael Parks, better known by his stage name Drew32, talks about his career and his dreams in music. Drew32 began producing, rapping, writing and recording music at age 13. He first gained some national notoriety when his...

Greek Music Heading to SxSW Festival for the First Time

(Additional reporting by Diane Douvry) - Coming up on its 26th year, the SxSW (South by Southwest) Music, Film and Interactive Festival will showcase Greek music for the first time in 2013. The Greek presence at the top cultural...