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Corfu gets best European Film Location Award for 2018

The stunning Ionian island of Corfu (Kerkyra) has won the European Film Location Award 2018, which was organised by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and Cineuropa. Following the filming …

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10 awards for Lanthimos’ Favourite at British Independent Film Awards

Yorgos Lanthimos’ newest film The Favourite has come out on top at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) during the ceremony that took place on Sunday swiping 10 categories. The Greek director …

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A Greek tale of civic resistance and gold hunt politics

One of the most dynamic local resistance movements that has unfolded at the backdrop of Greece’s economic and sociopolitical crisis will be brought to Melbourne’s attention through the documentary Eldorado: …

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Where is Ana Kokkinos?

Ana Kokkinos’s work in film has centred on the outsider, especially in terms of sexuality and what it is to be Greek Australian told in exhilarating and, at times, brutal …

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Pallas Theater in Athens now features English supertitles

The Pallas is one of Athens’ most iconic landmarks, a theatre nestled in a 1930’s building located on Voukourestious Street, just off Syntagma Square. Originally a cinema, the venue which …

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Theo Angelopoulos’ ‘Landscape in the Mist’ makes top-100 list

BBC Culture issued a list of the ‘100 greatest foreign language films’ and Landscape in the Mist ranks in the final place. Made by late Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, the 1988 road …

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Kay Pavlou: ‘Women in the film and TV business are being treated differently’

Why I make documentary, film or drama is to have some kind of impact and contribute to people’s well-being. I want to leave the audience with uplift about what it …

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Curtain opens on 25th Greek Film Festival

The Delphi Bank 25th Greek Film Festival kicked off in Melbourne on Wednesday night with director Pantelis Voulgaris’ gripping historical drama The Last Note (2017). Starring Andreas Konstantinou, the film …

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Tribeca winner, ‘Smuggling Hendrix’ comes to the Greek Film Festival

Marios Piperides’ debut feature Smuggling Hendrix comes to the 25th Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival with numerous accolades, including winning the Best International Feature Film at the 2018 Tribeca Film …

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2018 Greek Film Festival: Everything you need to know

What does the son of former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou have in common with a tormented lawyer, the Greek aristocracy in 1970s’ Istanbul with the mass execution of 200 …