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Festivals / Greece

Palestinian drama Dégradé wins Athens

Palestinian drama Dégradé wins Athens

Arab and Tarzan Abu Nasser's film has won the Golden Athena, while Alanté Kavaïté has won Best Director for The Summer of Sangaile  

06/10/2015 | Festivals | Greece

The AnimaSyros International Animation Festival celebrates its eighth edition

The AnimaSyros International Animation Festival celebrates its eighth edition

Greece’s largest animation gathering spreads colour among the Cyclades by inaugurating its Agora, the country’s first animation market  

25/09/2015 | Festivals | Greece

The Athens International Film Festival raises its 21st curtain

The Athens International Film Festival raises its 21st curtain

Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth and Jacques Audiard’s Dheepan bookend a programme of over 300 titles, 12 of them competing for the Golden Athena  

23/09/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Drama Short Film Festival broadens its international reach

Drama Short Film Festival broadens its international reach

On Cineuropa Shorts: Greece’s largest short-film festival will welcome its first FIPRESCI jury when it begins on 14 September  

11/09/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Syros International Film Festival ready for its third edition

Syros International Film Festival ready for its third edition

The indie-minded film gathering focuses on the film-to-digital transition, with Peter Greenaway as its head panellist  

24/06/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival launches call for entries

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival launches call for entries

Greece's main doc competition is awaiting entries for its 18th edition, set to be held in Thessaloniki from 18-27 March 2016  

23/06/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Virunga wins the top honour at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Virunga wins the top honour at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

The British Oscar contender picked up the Peter Wintonick Audience Award, while Hail Arcadia and Every Face Has a Name won the FIPRESCI Prizes  

23/03/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Film Festival acquires new leadership

Thessaloniki Film Festival acquires new leadership

Headed by veteran DoP Giorgos Arvanitis, the festival’s new governing committee serves to replace a long-stagnating governing body  

05/03/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival unveils its full line-up

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival unveils its full line-up

The music doc Hip Hop-eration will kick off a programme that boasts five world and nine international premieres along with 63 local titles  

04/03/2015 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival unveils the Greek programme

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival unveils the Greek programme

Ranging from local politics to crises beyond borders, over 60 local titles are set to debut at the country’s top documentary meeting platform  

27/02/2015 | Festivals | Greece