Films

Rear Window | Athens | June 14

Artens, a new cultural venue in downtown Athens, invites the public to get acquainted with the space with a free screening of Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 classic, "Rear Window." Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, the suspenseful thriller is about a photographer who is stuck at home recuperating from a broken leg and, while entertaining himself by "spying" on his neighbors, is witness to a murd

Witness in Giakoumakis' trial says victim was punched repeatedly

A woman testifying in the trial against nine former students of the Dairy School of Ioannina on charges of causing grievous bodily harm to classmate Vangelis Giakoumakis - a 20-year-old who committed suicide at the school in 2015 - said she saw the accused punching the victim repeatedly in the face and spitting on him.

Monos by Alejandro Landes wins Transilvania Trophy at TIFF gala

The Colombian movie "Monos" by Alejandro Landes won the Transilvania Trophy at the TIFF gala on Saturday night at the National Theatre of Cluj-Napoca. The prize worth of EUR 15,000 awards a story of eight teenagers members of a guerilla ring with their hostage hiding in the mountains. The accidental killing of their precious cow dubbed Shakira unleashes a bloody fight for survival.

Naked | Athens | June 7

Mike Leigh's 1993 drama exploring sexual obsession, "Naked," is being screened by the Athens Open Air Film Festival at Avyssinias Square on Friday, June 7, starting at 9.30 p.m. The film is part of a tribute to UK cinema, organized in cooperation with the British Council. Admission is free.

Amarcord | Athens | June 5

This summer's installment of the popular Athens Open-Air Film Festival (www.aoaff.gr), bringing screenings of all-time classics and art-house favorites to different parts of the capital, kicks off on Wednesday, June 5, with Federico Fellini's 1973 comedy drama "Amarcord." Organized in cooperation with the Italian Embassy and Educational Institute

PM Borisov Accepted Sylvester Stallone in the Council of Ministers

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov accepted the film actor and director Sylvester Stallone in the Council of Ministers. Their encounter began with a warm embrace.

Borisov thanked him for the good words for Bulgaria. We recall that the star praises Bulgaria for the quality and speed of the internet.

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