Greeks who received an Oscar

Greeks Who Have Walked the Oscars’ Red Carpet

Upon hearing of Greeks and Oscars, the first name that comes to one’s mind is the name of famous Greek actress Katina Paxinou. In...

Zurich Film Festival Honors Writer-Director Costa Gavras

The Zurich Film Festival, will honor Costa-Gavras with its Golden Eye award for lifetime achievement. The award presentation will also offer a retrospective of Costa-Gavras’ works.

Gena Rowlands and friends pay tribute to John Cassavetes

Director Peter Bogdanovich leads a discussion at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival in Hollywood to honor the collaboration between director/actor John Cassavetes and actress Gena Rowlands

20 Years Without John Cassavetes

John Cassavetes died exactly twenty years ago on February 3rd, 1989. Cassavetes was a Greek American director and actor who is credited with inspiring...

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...

Elia Kazan Was Born 100 Years Ago

One of the most well known Greek-American directors, Elia Kazan, was born on September 7th 100 years ago on this day. He was a...

PoPsie: The Legend of Broadway

William "PoPsie" Randolph was Broadway's most famous jazz and rock photographer from 1945 to 1975. He photographed everyone from Benny Goodman and Billie Holiday to Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones.

“The Greek American Image in American Cinema”

How do American films depict Greek Americans? Professor Dan Georgakas in an exclusive interview describes how Hollywood has seen Greek-Americans throughout the years.

Greek movie moguls: The Skouras Brothers

Charles, George and Spyros Skouras all rose from an impoverished background to become top movie executives in Hollywood during the 20th century.

Angelina Jolie Goes Greek as Cleopatra but Some Don’t Like It

Hollywood has failed tremendously in representing minorities in prominent roles through out the history of cinema. This may be why people of African descent...