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Greek cinema strengthened its position, internationally, in 2020

Greek films have  strengthened their position internationally over the past year. Despite the difficulties and obstacles caused by the unprecedented and ongoing health crisis, 2020 was  a good year for the Greek film of all categories (feature and short fiction, but also documentaries) beyond our national borders as it  had participations…

Heritage and Memory: A Focus on Jewish Greece

The Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles, the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture, and Los Angeles Greek Film Festival announce a ten-day virtual event, Heritage and Memory: A Focus on…

Ancient shipwreck in Kasos with cargo from Spain and Tunisia

Valuable evidence for the sea voyages and objects of trade and sailors of the Roman period were brought to light by the scientists of the second underwater research mission in the sea area of ​​Kasos, in the Dodecanese. The mission…

Two stolen icons to return to Greece

Two icons of Christ and the Virgin Mary painted in 1735 and 1785, respectively, were delivered to the Greek Embassy in Beirut on January 19 to be returned to Greece. The Greek culture ministry, in an announcement, said that both…

Greece 2021 : 200 years after the Revolution

2021, is a symbolic year for all Greek women and men, as 200 years of freedom and independence of the Greek State are completed. The “Greece 2021” Committee, which has been assigned the role of coordinator of actions and events for…

The movie “Apples” on the way to the Oscars

The film “Apples” by Christos Nikos, the Greek proposal that will claim a nomination at the 2021 Oscars, in the category of Best International Feature Film, is shown online on Sunday 17/1 and for twenty-four hours, with free access,…