Elia Kazan  born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".He was born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, to ethnic Greek parents.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHN2SbtrFoo

Elia Kazan born Elias Kazantzoglou, was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".

IRENE PAPAS,the modern embodiment of classic Greek plays.Her great tragic face so fiercely beautiful that it limited her roles in Hollywood.Still well remembered from Zorba the Greek Guns of Navarone as well as The Brotherhood.Her appearance in the 1969 Academy Award winner, Z, directed by  Costa-Gavras,was as much political statement as performance.Her name means Peace in Greek

IRENE PAPAS,the modern embodiment of classic Greek plays.Her great tragic face…

Mihalis Kakogiannis   Greek- Cypriot film-maker   Zorba the Greek , Electra , Stella and many more ...

Michael Cacoyannis was a Cypriot filmmaker from Cyprus, best known for his 1964 film Zorba the Greek.

Dimitris Metropoulos -- Famous Greek composer, pianist and conductor.He made his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, he worked with the New York Philarmonic with Leopold Stokowski and was the principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera till his death

Dimitris Metropoulos -- Famous Greek composer, pianist and conductor.He made his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, worked with the New York Philarmonic with Leopold Stokowski and was the principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera till his death

St. Idelfonso - El Greco

Reproduction with Oil painting effect of painting made by El Greco - St Idelfonso

Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos (Greek: Θεόδωρος Αγγελόπουλος) (27 April 1935 – 24 January 2012) was a Greek filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer.This acclaimed and multi-awarded film director, who has dominated the Greek art film industry since 1975, and is considered one of the most influential and widely respected filmmakers in the world, started making films in 1967. In the 1970s he made a series of political films about modern Greece. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hqT6OgAvZU

Theo Angelopoulos (Greek history & political director: Meres Tou [Days of O Thiasos [The Traveling Players, Topio stin omichli [Landscape in the Mist, Mia aioniotita kai mia mera [Eternity and a Day, Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei [The Weeping Meadow,

Georges Moustaki - Le Métèque

Georges Moustaki (born Giuseppe Mustacchi, May 1934 – May was an Egyptian-French singer-songwriter of Italo-Greek origin, best known for the poetic rhythm and simplicity of the romantic songs he composed and often sang.

ELECTRA 1962 - Michael Cacogiannis.  Starring role went to the wonderful Irene Pappas, a Greek actress of classical theatre. (Some of you might remember her from Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek). Music by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis. The rest of the cast was Greek. Electra received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film and won at Cannes “Best Cinematic Transposition” and “Technical Grand Prize”. It was also nominated for Palme d’Or…

This Movie ain’t Greek

ELECTRA 1962 - Michael Cacogiannis. Starring role went to the wonderful Irene Pappas, a Greek actress of classical theatre. (Some of you might remember her from Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek). Music by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis. The rest of the cast was Greek. Electra received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film and won at Cannes “Best Cinematic Transposition” and “Technical Grand Prize”. It was also nominated for Palme d’Or…

John Nicholas Cassavetes was born in1929 in NYC to Greek immigrants.He graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts .An improvisation exercise inspired the idea for his writing and directorial debut film,Shadows winning the Critics Award at the Venice Film Festival.His film Faces was nominated for 3 Academy Awards and garnered Cassavetes the attention and respect he needed to continue.He is considered by most to be the Godfather of Independent Film

Le cas Cassavetes

John Nicholas Cassavetes was an American actor, screenwriter and filmmaker. He acted in many Hollywood films, notably Rosemary’s Baby and The Dirty Dozen.

Georges Moustaki : Il y avait un jardin

Georges Moustaki : Il y avait un jardin

Jenny Karezi - Famous Greek Actress

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