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“Venus de Milos” returns to the island albeit as replica

The famous “Venus de Milos” returned to the island albeit as a replica of the original statue that is in the Louvre museum in Paris. The replica was placed near the archaeological site where the statue was discovered in 1820 and upon the initiative of the municipality on the island …

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Film “Dolphin Man” in selected movie theaters in Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete

Dolphin Man tells the extraordinary story of free-diver Jacques Mayol, whose life became the inspiration for Luc Besson’s cult-movie The Big Blue. Narrated by actor Jean-Marc Barr, the film draws us into Mayol’s world, capturing his compelling journey from Japan to Europe, India and the Bahamas, while immersing viewers into the …

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Russian documentary blames CIA for assassination plan against PM Karamanlis (video ENG subtitles)

A Russian documentary claims that the CIA had plotted to assassinate Greece’s conservative former Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis in 2009 over opening relations to Russia as well as geo-political and energy plans in the area. The documentary was broadcast on main Russian TV news show Vesti a week ago. According …

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Filmmaker Dapfne Matziaraki wins Oscar nomination for “4.1 Miles”

Filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki and her documentary “4.1 Miles” is the second Greek nomination for Oscars 2017 in the category Best Documentary Short Subject. She directed, produced, photographed and edited the award winning “4.1 Miles”, a documentary about refugees. In the peak of the Refugee Crisis, she traveled to the island …

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“Ruins: Chronicle of HIV witch-hunt” documentary on HIV criminalization by Zoe Mavroudi

On 27. April 2012 many Greeks were stunned to watch an unprecedented case taking place on their television screens: the pictures, the personal data and the medical records of a prostitute arrested at an downtown Athens brothel. The 22-yer-old woman from Russia was found to be HIV-positive and aim of the public …

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The Prism GR2011: The Greek Crisis in 3′ and 15″ (video)

The lenses of 14 photojournalists made it possible to capture the agony of Greeks living deep in the economic crisis. From Evros in north-eastern Greece down to Crete in the south, and from Macedonia to Dodecanese, the reporters gave their own view of the Greek crisis. 27 multimedia stories explore …

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