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Greek Film Festival

Link to original Article. The San Francisco Greek Film Festival is the longest running Greek film festival in the U.S.A., celebrating its 15th year in 2018. An annual week-long event dedicated to recognizing and promoting Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world, the SFGFF is run entirely by a group of dedicated volunteers and…


ΕΡΤ2: «If you’re going to San Francisco» με τον Α. Ρ. Λιζάρδο

Link to original article. Ο ελληνικός κινηματογράφος ταξιδεύει σε όλο τον κόσμο και ο Αλέξανδρος Ρωμανός Λιζάρδος, το Σάββατο 12 Νοεμβρίου 2016 και ώρα 18:30, στην ΕΡΤ2, ακολουθεί τις εξελίξεις. Στον μακροβιότερο κινηματογραφικό θεσμό που προβάλλει τον ελληνικό κινηματογράφο στην Αμερική, το Ελληνικό Κινηματογραφικό Φεστιβάλ του Σαν Φρανσίσκο, προβλήθηκε ένα σημαντικό μέρος της ελληνικής παραγωγής…

Kary Anthosis

Kary Antholis to receive Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award

The recipient of the second annual Spyros P. Skouras Lifetime Achievement Award is Kary Antholis, which will be awarded on Closing Night, Saturday, October 26, in a presentation at Dolby Cinema at 1275 Market, immediately following a reception in his honor. Kary Antholis is Founding Publisher and CEO of Crime Story Media LLC. In June…

Helenic News

Elios Charitable Foundation Events Have Benefited Center for Greek Studies

Link to original article. SAN FRANCISCO (October 17, 2019) — The Elios Charitable Foundation today announced plans for the upcoming biennial Hellenic Charity Ball, scheduled for Saturday, November 16 at San Francisco’s historic Westin St. Francis hotel on Union Square. This year’s formal dinner dance and awards show will honor four prominent Greek-Americans for their extraordinary…


Screen Legend Olympia Dukakis to be Feted at San Francisco Film Fest for Life Accomplishments

Written by Darden Livesay. Link to the original article. Iconoclastic, multi-awarded actress Olympia Dukakis will receive recognition for her lifelong achievements during the 16th annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival running October 20-26. Dukakis has earned the festival’s Honorary Astron Award — an audience choice award that recognizes individuals who have made a “significant lifelong artistic contribution” in…


“Life Will Smile”

“Life Will Smile” October 21 @ 7:00 pm $15 British film about the dramatic story of the 275 Jews who evaded the Nazis on the Greek island of Zakynthos. Narrated by survivor Haim Konstantini. Executive Producer Sid Ganis expected to attend. Plays with American feature film, “Epiphany.” Part of S.F. Greek Film Festival. Venue: Delancey…


Με Δουκάκη η πρεμιέρα για το Φεστιβάλ Ελληνικού Κινηματογράφου Σαν Φρανσίσκο

Η αφίσα του ντοκιμαντέρ. Πηγή: Amazon ΣΑΝ ΦΡΑΝΣΙΣΚΟ. Αν θες να καταλάβεις την Ολυμπία Δουκάκη, η Κάρεϊ Περλόφ λέει ότι βοηθά να κατανοήσετε πρώτα το δικό σας ελληνικό δράμα. Η Περλόφ, πρώην καλλιτεχνική διευθύντρια του «American Conservatory Theater», που σκηνοθέτησε την Δουκάκη σε παραγωγές κλασικών ελληνικών έργων, όπως η «Ηλέκτρα» και η «Εκάβη», αποκαλεί τη…

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New Films From Greece

Olympia (“Olympia”) is a feature film about an American actress of Greek origin, Olympia Dukakis.  This film opens the annual festival of Greek cinema in San Francisco, the program of which includes feature films and documentaries.San Francisco Greek Film Festival October 20-26