Greekness Counter: “Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef”

Tony Petrakis (Robert Wagner) is a cocky Greek youth living in Tarpon Springs in a stereotypical traditional family who undergoes a manly rite of passage. Tony’s father, Mike Petrakis (Gilbert Roland) is a sponge diver who is having a hard time finding sponges in the area traditionally harvested by Greeks.

Greek… “Sex and the City”

A prominent feature of "Sex and the City" is the extravagant fashion selections the main characters wear. This is all thanks to Greek stylist and fashion designer Patricia Field.

Anna Giannotis Directs New Cutting Edge Web Series “Circumcized”

Not an Israeli, but a Greek-American filmmaker, Anna Giannotis is the director of a new cutting edge web series called "Circumcized". Anna Giannotis who...

“Dancing with the Greeks”

Mark Ballas is the star who has impressed critics and audience of the popular TV show "Dancing with the Stars". This season his father tried his luck on the dance stage together with his son.

Anthony Skordi Guest Stars in ABC’s “Detroit 187”

Anthony Skordi guest stars as Christof Petros on "Detroit 187". It's a new series on ABC whose premise is is kind of 'The Office'...

“Swing Vote” & 1821 Productions

The movie which deals with the importance of a single vote in a US election is produced by 1821 Pictures, a company owned by Terry Dougas and Paris Kasidokostas.

Greekness Counter: Milk (2008)

This is a new series of articles that aim to review the Greek American Roles in popular American cinema. Early in his career, Milk...

The Greek in Charlie Wilson’s War

Besides the entertaining and smart character of Avrakotos the movie has nothing to do with Greece or Greek culture. However, the character of the Greek CIA agent is very well developed and fantastically played by Hoffman.

Greeks and the Oscars

The Academy Awards often had Greek color. Greeks and people of Greek origin have always represented the Greek spirit in cinema's biggest celebration. This...