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...

Stanford’s Chrissochoidis Uncovers Skouras’ Life

Stanford University alumnus and Continuing Studies lecturer Ilias Chrissochoidis has spent the last few years in the Cecil H. Green Library of the eminent...
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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...

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...

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.

Greek Documentary ‘Ludlow’ Wins Special Jury Award in Festival (video)

The Greek documentary "Ludlow, Greek Americans in the Coal War" won the Special Jury Award in the "Workers Unite! Film Festival 2017," which was...

Campaign to Restore Olympias Trireme for the New ‘300’ Premiere

Georgette Alithinos from Tampa, FL, has launched a fundraising campaign for the restoration of Trireme Olympias, the only one fully functioning in the modern...

“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.
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Golden Globes: People and History Behind The Award Show

We all know about the Golden Globes i.e. the awards show that attracts a huge audience every year to honor the best in film...

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...