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20.03.2021 / 12:54

For all its weirdness, this has also been a year that created opportunities which may not have existed otherwise for independent filmmakers trying to compete with the industry’s big players.


02.03.2021 / 22:04

The Guardian recently published a positive review of “Digger,” the directorial debut of Georgis Grigorakis and one of the best Greek feature films of the year.


11.02.2021 / 21:02

The title of his first solo album, “Drums to Heal Society,” can be seen as a prophecy or a message of hope, given the events that shook the world after it came out in 2019. For Vassilis Podaras – aka Billy Pod – it was a harbinger for the next step in his career.


02.12.2020 / 13:54

With the goal of attracting big international film productions to Greece, an amendment will soon make its way to Parliament which will modify legislation regarding the cash rebate investment tool.


30.10.2020 / 10:56

Mike Flanagan, creator of the successful 2018 supernatural horror series “The Haunting of Hill House,” returns to Netflix with “The Haunting of Bly Manor.” The gothic thriller stars Victoria Pedretti.


30.05.2020 / 12:55

Ahead of opening day on Monday, open-air movie theaters in Athens are putting the finishing touches in their venues, tidying up, disinfecting, pruning the plants and arranging the seating so there’s a distance of at least 1.5 meters between members of the audience.



13.12.2019 / 19:28

A Greek film is making waves in the international porn film industry and is the country’s first candidate for “best foreign production” at the so-called "porn Oscars" next month in Las Vegas.
 


12.12.2019 / 13:01

Marshes, decay, closely held secrets, a rural town and a mysterious murder that needs solving: No, this is not a new season of “True Detective” – it’s “The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea,” the latest movie by Syllas Tzoumerkas.


21.09.2019 / 17:00

Costa-Gavras sat patiently in one of the many lounges of the Hotel Excelsior on the Lido in Venice, taking questions from successive groups of three or four journalists. He looked tired, but also happy, smiling. 



21.09.2017 / 10:06

Running through October 1, Premiere Nights is considered one of the country’s biggest film events, thanks to a program comprising some of the greatest releases of the year, exclusive premieres, interesting tributes and special guests.


28.07.2017 / 09:53

Among the many buildings on Kos that sustained damage during last week’s 6.6 magnitude earthquake was the Dodecanese island’s archaeological museum. Thankfully, the historical structure built in 1936 survived the temblor but some of its ancient exhibits were less fortunate.


25.07.2017 / 10:06

People often throw ideas around about cheap and easy ways of boosting foreign investment in movie production in Greece. So what incentives do exist that could persuade international producers to shoot films here instead of elsewhere?