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Theodoros Angelopoulos

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...

Famous Greeks From the World of Arts

Greece is undoubtedly a country with rich cultural background. Many Greeks involved in the world of arts have made a name for themselves abroad. In cinema, perhaps the most acclaimed director known in Greece as well as abroad is Theodoros...

Athens Municipality Honors Theodoros Angelopoulos

It has been two years now since the death of Greek film director Theodoros Angelopoulos. The city of Athens Youth and Sport Organization will screen on Friday, January 24, the film "Athens, Return to the Acropolis" in Syntagma Square, Athens,...

Greek Actor Michalis Giannatos Passes Away

The Greek actor Michalis Giannatos, who became known through roles of Turkish characters and who is particularly likeable to the Greek audience, especially through his participation in films of the more recent Greek cinema, passed away on the night...

Karaindrou Honors Angelopoulos With Concert

Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou will conduct performances of her own work at the Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center in Istanbul on Oct. 6 in a concert commemorating director Theodoros Angelopoulos, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on...

Ciné Attikon to be Renamed 'Theo Angelopoulos' to Honor the Greek Filmmaker

An Athens summer cinema called Ciné Attikon will be renamed "Theodoros Angelopoulos," to honor the internationally distinguished work of Greek filmmaker Angelopoulos who died in 2011 in a street accident during the shooting of his last film. The renaming ceremony will...

'Unfair World' Awarded Multiple Prizes at the Hellenic Film Academy Event

On May 7, the Hellenic Film Academy organized an Award Event to honor Greek filmmakers who struggle to work without any financial support. The list of the interesting and innovative Greek films, which never get promoted in their own...

French Télérama: Tribute to Angelopoulos

Occasioned by the anniversary of the late Greek director Theodoros Angelopoulos' birth, one of the most prestigious magazines in France, Télérama, published a report about the situation in Greece while in crisis and its consequences for Greek cinema. The French...

Google Frontpage Dedicated to Theodoros Angelopoulos

Google.gr's April 27 frontpage is dedicated to Greek director Theodoros Angelopoulos. This day coincides with the 77th anniversary of the late director's birth. Angelopoulos was born in Athens on April 27, 1935. He died about three months ago, on January 24, after an...

Australian Film Critic: ‘Melina Merkouri Taught Me What Freedom Is’

Australian film critic David Stratton presented the book "A History of Greek Cinema" by Vrasidas Karalis at the 30th Greek Festival of Sydney. He told the audience about his experience in regards to the Greek cinema. Obviously, a film critic talking about Greek...