Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ film ‘The Favourite’ receives 5 Golden Globe nominations

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos award-winning film ‘The Favourite’, has been nominated five times in four categories for the upcoming Golden Globes 2019. The nominations were announced on Thursday and the film is a contender for the awards of best comedy/musical, best actress in a musical/comedy, best-supporting actress (two nominations) and best screenplay. In the best…

Corfu wins best European Film Location Award for 2018

The beautiful island of Corfu (Kerkyra) on the Ionian sea has won the European Film Location Award 2018, which was organised by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and Cineuropa. Corfu was put forward by the Hellenic Film Commission of the Greek Film Center for being the location shoot of the fourth season of “The Durrells”, a popular…

Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Favourite’ wins record 10 awards at British Independent Film Awards

Leading Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ film “The Favourite” has swept up a record-breaking 10 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) during an award ceremony held on Sunday – including that of Best British Independent Film and Best Director – out of a total of 13 for which it was nominated. It also won Best Screenplay for writers Deborah Davis and…

Kafedaki with Alex Lykos

  Alex Lykos captured the hearts and minds of Australian audiences with his play in which he wrote and starred in, Alex & Eve. As writer and lead actor he performed with his cast to sold out shows night after night, leading to two sequels (Alex & Eve The Wedding and Alex & Eve The…

25th Annual Greek Film Festival of Sydney announces additional screenings

Due to overwhelming demand and several sold out sessions, The Delphi Bank 25th Greek Film Festival have announced additional screenings of ‘The Last Note’, ‘Polyxeni’ and ‘Jamaica’, to the Sydney program. This gives Sydneysiders another chance to watch the Festival’s most popular films. With 800 people attending the Opening Night Gala to watch ‘The Last Note’, Festival Chair, Nia Karteris said they…

Greek Drama Film ‘The Last Note’

‘The Last Note’ is a gripping historical drama based on true events, directed by Pantelis Voulgaris and co-written with his wife Ioanna Karystiani. The film which was released in 2017, portrays one of the most important chapters of Modern Greek history: the execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis. The leading character…

25th Annual Greek Film Festival of Sydney announces 2018 Program

The Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival has just announced its 2018 Program with a stellar line-up, celebrating 25 years of this popular and much anticipated annual event, which gives Sydneysiders the opportunity to catch some of the best films Greece has to offer!  From the acclaimed Australian indie drama West of Sunshine to TV royalty…

 ‘Polyxeni’ is Greece’s selection for Oscars Best Foreign Film

Greece has announced it has selected Polyxeni, directed by Dora Masklavanou, as its official contender for the Oscars in the best foreign-language category for 2019. Polyxeni tells the story of an orphaned girl who is adopted by a family of Greeks in Constantinople. The film follows the life of Polyxeni, who as a 12-year-old girl is separated…

The Other Side of Mykonos

You would be hard pressed to find a better tour guide of Greece than Billy Cotsis. He doesn’t just know Greece, having travelled there countless times and visited over 65 of its islands, when you see him sporting t-shirts with the name of the place he is in (a particular fan favourite is the Lesvos…