The Belgian city of Ghent is hosting a festival dedicated to ancient Greek drama, presenting the entire canon of 32 surviving plays in the streets of the city, free of charge, from May 1 to June 23. The All Greeks Festival is organized by the NTGent theater company and will be […]

28.02.2024 / 10:12

There may be nothing connecting Dimitiris Papaionnou to cinema at first glance – it is not, after all, the art his name is associated with – yet the 26th edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival will be paying tribute to the celebrated Greek choreographer.

26.01.2024 / 11:55

Even though he’s a frequent visitor to Greece – coming in the summer for the Evia Film Project and in autumn for the Thessaloniki International Film Festival – Kathimerini caught up with Alexander Payne in London this time.

21.12.2023 / 23:24

Digital transformation, one of the most overused terms of the last few years, acquires special interest when it refers to cultural institutions.

20.12.2023 / 21:15

Tranquility, certainty, satisfaction – these were the vibes exuded by Yorgos Lanthimos on Sunday morning as he convened with a pack of journalists at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in central Athens to delve into his latest film.

05.12.2023 / 21:55

Marisha Triantafyllidou and Argyris Xafis star in “Music,” an award-winning film by Angela Schanelec, whose work is the subject of a retrospective at the Greek Film Archive, on December 7-12.

11.07.2023 / 21:55

The Greek Film Center (EKK) is launching five new funding programs thanks to a cash injection of around 7.25 million euros from the European Union-backed National Recovery and Resilience Fund.

04.07.2023 / 22:06

Up close, Glenn Close exudes on the one hand the stately air of a big screen star and on the other that unique simplicity that characterizes most of her American colleagues.

09.06.2023 / 13:20

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens is planning a six-month tribute to the life and work of Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001), the avant-garde music composer and theorist, architect, engineer and stage director.

05.05.2023 / 14:14

Our trip to North Evia last year for the Evia Film Project of the Thessaloniki Film Festival stirred up mixed emotions. On the one hand, we felt sadness and anger at the obvious and immense ecological destruction caused by the massive 2021 wildfires in the area.

07.01.2023 / 12:49

The Parthenon Sculptures were in the limelight again this week after a series of publications, mostly in the British press, rekindled the debate about their return to their homeland in Athens from the British Museum in London.

12.10.2022 / 16:22

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival will open on November 3 with Steven Spielberg’s new movie, “The Fabelmans.” The story, loosely based on Spielberg’s early life, centers around young Sammy Fabelman.

10.08.2022 / 21:45

Affable, cool and with a sense of humor, Aaron Ryder puts you at your ease at once, even though he is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood today, working with the likes of Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve.

21.02.2022 / 09:00

We caught up with Kathryn Hunter during a break in rehearsals for Eugene Ionesco’s “Chairs,” which went on stage on February 5 at the Almeida Theater in London.