The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas is the debut feature from Greek filmmaker Elina Psikou. The darkly absurdist film follows the abduction of a beloved talk show host, Antonis Paraskevas, who has of course staged the mysterious disappearance. Elina presented the film at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival as part of the City to… Continue reading Elina Psikou Interview (The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas)
To the Wolf is the feature-length debut for both Greek filmmaker Christina Koutsospyrou and English filmmaker Aran Hughes. Set in rural Greece, the film follows two shepherding families impacted by the nation’s recent economic difficulties. The film was shot over two years and this documentary-like approach manifests in the film’s blurred line between fiction and nonfiction,… Continue reading Aran Hughes & Christina Koutsospyrou Interview (To the Wolf)
Athina Rachel Tsangari is a Greek filmmaker, visual artist and producer. She has produced fellow Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos’ films, including Alps and Dogtooth, among others through her production company HAOS films. As a filmmaker she considers herself to be nomadic – a quality that her first feature, The Slow Business of Going, explores in both its story… Continue reading Athina Rachel Tsangari Interview (The Capsule)
Costa-Gavras is a Greek-French filmmaker who is commonly associated with thrillers concerned with political stories, though his oeuvre is much more varied in style and theme. Still perhaps best known for Z (1969) and Missing (1982), two political thrillers of the highest order, Gavras’ filmography also includes a recurring interest in the holocaust (Music Box (1989)… Continue reading Costa-Gavras Interview (Le Capital)
We’re happy to launch our 10th issue, which is our first to feature only interviews… and what interviews they are! We talked to the trenchant and kind American writer/director, Whit Stillman (Damsels in Distress), at the conclusion of our inaugural Live Directors Series. We were thrilled to host Whit and screen two of his… Continue reading Issue 10 (Whit Stillman, Costa-Gavras, Athina Rachel Tsangari and Cameron Bailey) is now available!