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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Καλή Επιτυχία - Good Luck to our Global Greeks at the Oscars 2014


Oscar night in Los Angeles tonight and we look forward to seeing at least one of our Global Greeks below collecting an Academy Award and joining the ranks of our glorious Global Greeks who took home a prestigious Academy Award!
 
Alexander Payne - 
Best Picture/Best Director / Best original Screenplay  
Nebraska
In the photo he accepts his Oscar in  
2012 for Best Adapted Screenplay for
The Descendants, saying Σ'αγαπώ Μαμα - I love you Mom! 


Best Cinematography
Nebraska



 Alexandre Desplat 
Best Original Score 
Philomena



Alexandre Gavras (right)
Best Short film 
Before Losing Everything - Avant que de Tout Perdre


and of course, let's not forget our Honorary Global Greek 
'Mr 110% Greek' Tom Hanks
Best Picture/Best Director 
Captain Phillips 

Last but not least we just have to include the film whose setting is
Greece, beautiful Greece!


 

Greece  and the Southern Peloponnese are the stars of this fascinating film 
Best Adapted Screenplay
Before Midnight
Filmed in Messinia and the Costa Navarino

Good luck to all  - Καλή Επιτυχία σε όλους!
At Global Greek World we'll be watching with special  interest as we wait to see if our list of Global Greek Oscar winners gets to grow even more!

Here are a few of our past winners:


1960 Manos Hadjidakis 
Best Original Song 
Never on Sunday

Vassilis Fotopoulos
1962 Best Art Direction America-America
1964 Best Art Direction (Black and White) Zorba the Greek  
1975 for designing costumes for "The Great Gatsby, - See more at: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2011/01/theoni-v-aldredge-tony-and-oscar-winning-costume-designer-dies-at-78.html#sthash.tw62yQD1.dpuf

1969 Costa Gavras
Best Foreign Language Film
Z


1975  Theoni V Aldredge 
 Best Costume Design 
The Great Gatsby
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1982 Vangelis Papathanassiou 
Best original Score  
Chariots of Fire

2010 Louie Psihoyios   
Best Documentary Feature
The Cove
1975 for designing costumes for "The Great Gatsby, - See more at: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2011/01/theoni-v-aldredge-tony-and-oscar-winning-costume-designer-dies-at-78.html#sthash.tw62yQD1.dpuf


 Alexander Payne 
2005 for Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways
2012 for Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants





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