The Greek National Opera presents two movie suites by Manos Hadjidakis at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on March 1 and 2. The first is the "The Martlet's Tale," a soundtrack penned by the great Greek composer for the 1970 film of the same title directed by John Crowther, which received such poor reviews at its San Francisco preview that it was never released.
The Athens offices of the European Commission on Monday posted a message on Twitter congratulating Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos for securing seven BAFTAS for his film "The Favourite."
The film dominated the ceremony, picking up awards including best British film, best production design, best supporting actress, best original screenplay and best costume design.
A 17-year-old Turkish boy living in London was fatally stabbed to death with a "Rambo knife" for refusing to give up his bike in the Islington borough late Jan. 29.