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.

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...

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
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...

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...

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...
Golden Globes 2014

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...

“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.

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.

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...