The Snake Charmer by Nina Maria Paschalidou

November 17th, 2017 by
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A Film Documentary by Nina Maria Paschalidou* Cyprus, Greece, 2017, 58 min The Snake Charmer follows Amir Khan, one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors in India today, on a journey across India, as he uses his gifts as a charmer to lure his audience into adopting radical new ideas and practices concerning the way men treatContinue reading


The Indian film “Newton” at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival

November 3rd, 2017 by
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The award-winning film “Newton” (2017) by Amit V. Masurkar will have its Greek premiere at the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Newton is a Hindi black comedy drama film co-written and directed by Amit V. Masurkar. The film stars  Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil and Raghubir Yadav. Produced by Manish Mundra under Drishyam Films. It has been selected as the Indian entry for the Best ForeignContinue reading


Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in Greece for the shooting of their film “Tiger Zinda Hai”

October 29th, 2017 by
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Bollywood super stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif visited at the end of October 2017 the Aegean island of Naxos for shooting the last song of their movie “Tiger Zinda Hai” (the tiger is alive) that is expected to be released in the cinema halls on December 22, 2017. The popular Indian actors, impressed by the beautifulContinue reading


Screening of the movie “Gandhi” – 21 October

September 23rd, 2017 by
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On the occasion of the celebration of the 148th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869), the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development, the Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies, and the Shakti Yoga Studio are organizing a special event with the screening of Richard Attenborough’s award-winning film “Gandhi” Saturday 21Continue reading


Documentary “Machines” in the Aegean Film Festival

July 28th, 2017 by
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Rahul Jain’s latest documentary “Machines” (2016) will be shown at the “Aegean Film Festival”  that takes place in Patmos Island from 25 to 30 July 2017. Director Rahul Jain’s striking documentary exposes the dark reality of fast fashion in a textile factory in Gujarat, India.  The 75 minutes documentary is an Indian, German and FinishContinue reading


National Digital Library of India

June 20th, 2017 by
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The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in coordination with the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has started a new National Digital Library (NDL) that has more than 7 million books available on a single portal from primary to post-graduate level. The portal integrates books from different Indian Institutional Repositories and hosts contents from multiple subject domains like Religion,Continue reading


Common Yoga Protocol 2017 (pdf and video)

June 19th, 2017 by
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On the occasion  of the celebration of the 3rd International Day of Yoga, the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Government of India, published in collaboration with the  Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga a Common Yoga Protocol in the form of a booklet and video in Hindi and other languages  (English, French,Continue reading


“A Passage to India” in the Athens Open Air Film Festival

June 13th, 2017 by
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David Lean’s classic film “A Passage to India” (1984) will be shown at the Athens Open Air Film Festival on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017, at 21:00 hrs, at the National Archaeological Museum (44, October 28th Str., Athens). Based on E.M. Forster’s novel, “A Passage to India” is one of the best films  about the twilight of the BritishContinue reading


Greek and Cypriot movies in the European Union Film Festival in India

June 2nd, 2017 by
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The award-winning drama “Invisible” (2015) by Dimitris Athanitis will be screened on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 16:30 hrs in New Delhi (Siriform Auditorium Complex, Audi 2, August Kranti Marg, Khel Gaon). The screening takes place in the framework of the European Union Film Festival organized by the European Union Delegation in New Delhi fromContinue reading


“Mumbai-Varanasi Express” Short movie

May 24th, 2017 by
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When one dies in the holy city of Kashi (Benares, or Varanasi), the Hindus believe that he gets liberation from the circle of rebirths, as Lord Shiva himself comes and whispers in his ear the Taraka Mantra that helps him to cross over the waters of samsara. The city of Kashi promises liberation after death, Kaashyaam maranamContinue reading