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Efthimis Filippou, co-writer of the Lobster, about death and big festivals

Efthimis Filippou, co-writer of the Lobster, about death and big festivals

cinepivates February 13, 2016 0

In a rare interview, Efthimis Filippou, co-screenwriter of Yorgos Lanthimos’ films Dogtooth, Alps and The Lobster –and their next one The Killing of a Sacred Deer– talks about death, hands and big film festivals.

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Gros Plan: Eight Movies at Institute Cervantes

Gros Plan: Eight Movies at Institute Cervantes

cinepivates February 1, 2016 0

Gros Plan, a film festival that gives the opportunity to cinema-lovers to watch eight films for free, comes to Athens. On the 3rd of February and from 5th until the 7th of February, eight

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In a country torn to pieces in all sorts of ways

In a country torn to pieces in all sorts of ways

Μαριάννα Μιχαλόχρηστα January 17, 2016 0

In a country torn to pieces in all sorts of ways and in so many levels, Greek cinema still stands strong. I am no film critic. I am just a cinema lover. My ideal night

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What is going on with the Greek Film Center?

What is going on with the Greek Film Center?

Αγγελική Στελλάκη January 6, 2016 0

There was a point in time, this last June, where a lot of people from the greek movie industry (the world industry must go in brackets, for all of greek cinema has achieved in

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Greek Cinema: A year in review

Greek Cinema: A year in review

cinepivates January 5, 2016 0

A year just passed. 2015 brought a lot of films. For greek cinema it was a good and simultaneously not such a good year. Although we saw plenty of decent films, there were a

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56th Thessaloniki Film Festival: The moments, the movies, the dogs

56th Thessaloniki Film Festival: The moments, the movies, the dogs

cinepivates November 19, 2015 0

Another Thessaloniki Film Festival came to an end a few days ago. In the 56th edition we saw interesting movies, we experienced plenty of sold outs, as well as queues outside the cinema screens, while cinema-lovers held

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About the open ending of “The Lobster”

About the open ending of “The Lobster”

Αγγελική Στελλάκη November 6, 2015 4

  The article contains spoilers There is a big discussion around the ending of the film The Lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos. Deliberately open, the ending invites the viewer to give his/her own interpretation. Does the

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Thessaloniki Film Festival reveals its program

Thessaloniki Film Festival reveals its program

cinepivates October 29, 2015 0

The 56th International Thessaloniki Film Festival renews its appointment with the public from 6th to the 15th of November 2015. Important artists will be at 56th Festival: among them the visionary French filmmaker Arnaud

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Editorial: Goodbye greek weird wave

Editorial: Goodbye greek weird wave

cinepivates October 27, 2015 0

It is an interesting time for Greek filmmakers -not necessarily just for the Greek cinema. At the London Film Festival, we had the chance to see why: while in Greece the so-called “greek weird

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Everything you need to know about Drama Film Festival

Everything you need to know about Drama Film Festival

cinepivates September 15, 2015 0

Defying the crisis, the 38th Greek Short Film Festival of Drama takes place from 14 to September 19, returning for its yearly appointment with the liveliest part of Greek cinema. The celebration for greek short

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