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...

Game of Thrones Reignites the Greek Tale of Iphigeneia

Like the myths that confounded the Greeks, the latest twist in Game of Thrones has challenged its audience.
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...
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...

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...

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 History of the Red carpet traces back to Ancient Greece

The Greek Roots of the Red Carpet: A Post-Oscar Must-Read

Have you ever wondered when was the first red carpet ever held in history and why rolling out a red carpet indicates an honor...

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...

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...

“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.