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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"...

#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...

Yorgos Lanthimos Casts Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in New Film

Yorgos Lanthimos' career continues to take off in Hollywood as he has managed to cast A-list stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in his new movie, "The Killing of a Sacred Deer". Lanthimos worked with Farrell before in the critically-acclaimed...

‘The Lobster’ Receives 2016 BAFTA Nomination

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' first English-speaking film "The Lobster" is among the six films nominated for Outstanding British Film of the Year in the 2016 British Academy Film and Television Arts awards. The film, staring Collin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux and Olivia...

Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Wins Screenwriting Award

The Lobster by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos was nominated for four European Film Awards in which Lanthimos picked up the Screenwriting award for the drama film starring Colin Farrel and Rachel Weisz. The film was also nominated in the Best...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Lobster’ Nominated for Four European Film Awards

The film "The Lobster" by Yorgos Lanthimos has been nominated in four categories in the European Film Awards - Best European Film, Best European Director, Best European Actor, Best European Screenwriter. This year’s European Film Awards will be presented in...

Yorgos Lanthimos Screens New Film “The Lobster” in London

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos walked the red carpet of the British Film Institute's Film Festival, on Tuesday, accompanied by Collin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, for the screening of Lanthimos's latest movie, "The Lobster". "The Lobster" is set in a society in which individuals...

Cannes Winner’s List: Lanthimos’ “The Lobster” Receives Jury Award

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Lobster”, a dark comedy set in a dystopian future, has just won the Jury Award (Prix du Jury) at the Cannes Film Festival. “The Lobster” markes Lanthimos’ first English-language film, and stars well-known actors like Colin Farrell,...

Lanthimos’ ‘The Lobster’ Acquired by Alchemy at Cannes

Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Lobster", a dark comedy set in a dystopian future, has been acquired by Alchemy after its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. "The Lobster" markes Lanthimos' first English-language film, and stars well-known actors like Colin Farrell,...

Greek Director Costas Gavras Honored at Cannes Film Festival

The film festival in Cannes organized the screening of Costas Gavras' classic film “Z” on Monday, in a restored version in honor of the award-winning Greek-French film director and producer. Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Frémaux praised Gavras' work for its ability to cross...