Almost nobody is having a blast in, well, "A Blast," and that statement can probably be extended to viewers of Syllas Tzoumerkas' aggressively agitated sophomore feature.
Thessaloniki Film Festival
There are more synthetic fibers than you can shake a stick — or a lit match — at in "Speed Walking," but a pure heart beats beneath the gaudy '70s surface of Danish director Niels Arden Oplev's…
Toronto Intl. Film Festival Sept. 5-15 Canada The biggest festival in North America screens more than 250 films and Hollywood sees Toronto as a starting point for the awards season race. The lineup…
The Greek capital of Athens will be the focus of the Toronto Film Festival's City to City program, the fest announced Wednesday.
A low-key documentary that gradually, impressively reveals the complexity and depth of experience of its two HIV-positive subjects.
Life in the isolated nooks of the Hellenic Pindus Mountains is affectionately portrayed in "The Grocer," an engrossing if straightforward docu from scribe-helmer-producer Dimitris Koutsiabasakos…
A darkly comic evocation of communist absurdities circa 1989, “The Color of the Chameleon” follows the fortunes of an amoral, almost Tom Ripley-esque opportunist and his initially state-decreed…
The issue that was front and center at the recent Thessaloniki docu fest, was, naturally, the ongoing economic crisis that has battered Greece, but the perspectives shown in the current crop of more…
Central European countries, including the Czech Rep., Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, are to be included for the first time this year at the market of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
Sophia Tzavella's "Paradise Hotel," a documentary about Roma families in the communist-era, took top honors at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.
Prize purses at the Thessaloniki Film Festival are to be halved as the Greek financial crisis begins to hit publicly funded events.