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The Greek Student Film Festival returns and is open for submissions

The Greek Student Film Festival is back and in its eighth year, it is ready to give young people across Australia the chance to draw upon their Greek culture and …

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Calling all aspiring young film makers

Have you ever dreamed about making a film, and then seeing it projected to an audience on the big screen? Organisers of the Greek Student Film Festival have returned for …

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Renée Marie Petropoulos: ‘I want to film a dark comedy in Greece’

“It has been crazy!” Renée Marie Petropoulos exclaims, as she talks about the fairly recent experience of having her short film Tangles and Knots screened in two of the most …

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International cinema, with a Greek accent

The 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) program launched this week, filling the city’s movie buffs with anticipation. As usual, it features some of the finest works of cinematic art …

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Turns out the ‘Greek’ island in ‘Mamma Mia 2’ is not so Greek after all

The anticipated Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is set to premiere in the United States on 19 July. Directed by Ol Parker, most of the stars from the first …

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Nia Vardalos and Ian Gomez part ways after 25 years of marriage

Nia Vardalos, 55, has confirmed that she has filed for divorce from her husband Ian Gomez, 53, citing irreconcilable differences. The Greek American writer and actress, who became an international …

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A visual storyteller by descent

Melissa Anastasi is among those selected for this year’s 2018 Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship, the largest cash fellowship for short film nationwide, which recognises rising Australian talent and supports …

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Beyond the Borders Film Festival returns to Kastellorizo

In its third year, the International Documentary Festival ‘Beyond Borders’ is inviting genre lovers to one of Greece’s most unique islands, Kastellorizo, also known as Castellorizo or Megisti. The island, which has been …

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‘The Road to Sparta’ set to hit screens in Melbourne

Australian audiences will finally get their chance to see The Road to Sparta when it screens at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival next month. The first film collaboration between directors …

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Calling all filmmakers: the GASFF is back

The Greek Australian Short Film Festival (GASFF) is back and artistic directors, Katerina Kotsonis and Jim Koutsoukos​ are looking for new submissions with a Greek connection. Open to filmmakers around …