Linked with myths and legends across time, lighthouses have always been more than just operational Aids to Navigation. Often made of stone and built on inaccessible coastlines on islands or capes these sea signposts are part of a country’s cult…

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Would you ever expect from a small mountain village to serve as a reference point for visual artists and musicians? As a place of expression and inspiration where, apart from the paved alleys and the lush forest, one can also come across works o…

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A celebration of cinema and culture will be set up for the 5th consecutive year on the edge of the Aegean Sea, on the idyllic island of Castellorizo, Greece. The 5th "Beyond Borders" International Documentary Festival to be held from&n…

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Sapientza or Sapienza is a Greek island off the southern coast of the Peloponnese, near the city of Methoni. It is the second-largest island of the Messenian Oinousses, a group of islands, which consists of three sm…

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Thanks to its proximity to the Greek capital, the island of Andros has been transformed into a summertime favorite for tourists, while managing to keep its unspoiled charm. Boasting a natural landscape with lush vegetation, imposing mountains, virgin…

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Minas Christidis and Ellie Lambeti in “A Matter of Dignity” (1958), dir. Michael Cacoyannis

In “A Matter of Dignity” (1958) directed by Michael Cacoyannis, a young woman named Chloe (Ellie Lambeti), child of a degraded Atheni…

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The first underwater museum in Greece, accessible to divers, has been inaugurated on Saturday 1 August 2020, at the site of an ancient shipwreck off the islet of Peristera, in the centre of the Aegean. The ribbon was cut at a depth of 25 metres by Re…

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275 is the number of applications for this year’s festival in the National Competition. Despite the adverse conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, application numbers for the National Competition of the Drama Short Film Festival were at an…

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Throughout its long history, Greece and the Greek world have been hit by a number of devastating epidemics, as well as being impacted by the outbreak of European epidemics and global pandemics which claimed the lives of thousands. We here attempt an…

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Ellie Lambeti and Dimitris Horn in "Windfall in Athens" (1954) dir. Michael Cacoyannis

Athenians in the summer enjoy the pleasures the numerous beaches of the city offer. That is the case with “Windfall in Athens”: Young Mina (Ellie Lamb…

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