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Greek American filmmaker creates film on the life of Manolis Glezos

Greek American director Andreas Hadjipateras’ film The Last Partisan features on the life of the late great Manolis Glezos, who passed away on Monday. An integral part of Greek folklore, …

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Greek cinema in the coronavirus era: Iris Awards and homework for the ‘stay at homers’

As Greece and other countries remain under lockdown, Greek film institutions such are looking at ways to overcome the challenges. The Hellenic Film Academy – created in 23 November 2009 …

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Greek Australian films first feature movie at… his parents’ home!

It took Sydney-based director Andreas Toumbas just 17 days – spread out in six months – to film almost in its entirety his debut feature movie Bad Influence. “I filmed …

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson post heartfelt video celebrating Greece’s 200 years of independence

Tom Hanks’ constantly growing love for Greece is almost as famous as he is. The Hollywood A-lister and his Greek-American wife never miss a chance to publicly demonstrate it. The …

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Alex Proyas: Looking for a new country in filmmaking

“The last 10 years have been a nightmare for me,” says director Alex Proyas. Two major movies have fallen over: Dracula, based on the historical figure of Voivode of Wallachia, …

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Renowned Greek actor George Kotanidis dies, aged 74

Well-known actor, George Kotanidis passed away on Tuesday. According to reports, the 74-year-old had undergone surgery recently, and died in intensive care. The late talent was born in Thessaloniki in 1945, …

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Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat receives Oscar nomination for ‘Little Women’

Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards are in, and among the talent is Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat. He has been nominated for Best Original Score for film Little Women directed …

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K-drama ‘Chocolate’ filmed in Greece to the joy of Greek K-fans

South Korean audiences will be treated to beautiful scenes from Greece in the upcoming JTBC K-drama ‘Chocolate’, a follow-up to ‘My Country’. The series tells the love story of Lee …

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Papamichael brings battle between Ford and Ferrari to vibrant life

The awe-inspiring, fast-action shots that have made Ford v Ferrari  the success it is have been the work of Greek cinematographer Phedon Papamichael who is the film’s director of photography. …

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UTOPIA wins Jury Prize as Best International Narrative Short at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

Australian filmmaker Kosta Nikas’ dystopian movia, UTOPIA, was voted as the Best International Narrative Short at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. The story of a man returning to his …