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...

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 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...

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...

“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.
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...

Greek or Arab? Race Controversy Erupts Over White Actress Portraying Cleopatra

The internet exploded this past weekend when the beautiful Israeli action star Gal Gadot was chosen to portray the Egyptian queen Cleopatra in a...

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

Greek Oscar Winners Over the Decades

Throughout the glamorous history of the Academy Awards, aka the oscars, five Greeks have laid hold of the gold-plated statuette, including Katina Paxinou (1944),...
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...