The keynote speaker for the Thessaloniki Film Festival was none other than Hollywood actor, director, producer, John Malkovich. He shared the stage with Greek-American writer and journalist Nicholas Gage, the author of "Eleni", a book later turned into a motion picture staring Malkovich. (ANA)

We recommend both the book and the movie Eleni for anyone interested in modern Greek history or the power of immigration. Being John Malkovich was a riveting exploration of ordinary people entering the mind of a celebrity.

Both Malkovich and Gage have many other works. You can find them by clicking one of the Amazon links and doing a search.

If your interested in Greek filmmaking, see our Filmmaking Workshop page.

1 comments:

At November 10, 2008 5:37 PM Zoe said...

Good words.

 

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