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.
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...

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.

“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.

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...

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...

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.

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 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...

A Greek play is coming to town

The Hellenic Group Theater announces the production of "Babades Me Roumi" or "Baba-Rum" which will be presented at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble March 15th through March 30th 2008.