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Thessaloniki showcases impressive Docs in Progress selection

Thessaloniki showcases impressive Docs in Progress selection

Friday’s screening session saw nine films vying for funding and pre-sales attention, and the Doc Market’s post-production services award  

24/03/2014 | Festivals | Greece

French Film Festival raises its curtain in haute-couture style

French Film Festival raises its curtain in haute-couture style

Jalil Lespert’s biopic Yves Saint Laurent kicked off the Greek festival on a highly glamorous note; this year, the event is supervised by honoree Nathalie Baye  

21/03/2014 | Festivals | Greece

Yiannis Smaragdis tapped as new Thessaloniki fest president

Yiannis Smaragdis tapped as new Thessaloniki fest president

God Loves Caviar director will fill the seat vacated by Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris, who is prepping for re-election campaign.  

13/03/2014 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Doc Fest reveals Greek entries

Thessaloniki Doc Fest reveals Greek entries

Local productions will have a strong presence, with 60 titles in the screening schedule and nine projects vying for attention at the Agora  

26/02/2014 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Doc Fest reveals programme highlights

Thessaloniki Doc Fest reveals programme highlights

Oscar nominee The Missing Picture, Claire Simon’s Human Geography, and true stories behind Dog Day Afternoon and Argo among the festival’s titles  

19/02/2014 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki Doc Fest to honour Peter Wintonick and Nicolas Philibert

Thessaloniki Doc Fest to honour Peter Wintonick and Nicolas Philibert

The audience award will be named after the late Canadian, while the French documentarian will attend an eclectic retrospective  

06/02/2014 | Festivals | Greece

The Invisible Woman is Fiennes’ foray into period drama

The Invisible Woman is Fiennes’ foray into period drama

The largely unknown story of Charles Dickens’ long-standing affair offers Ralph Fiennes the chance to try the costume drama form on for size.  

29/11/2013 | Festivals | Greece

Wild Duck has Athenian premiere at European Panorama fest

Wild Duck has Athenian premiere at European Panorama fest

Sakaridis’ feature debut is a bleak observation of modern-day Athens’ economic and social woes at the wake of a telecommunications scandal  

22/11/2013 | Festivals | Greece

European Panorama fest kicks off 26th edition

European Panorama fest kicks off 26th edition

The oldest Athenian film festival unveils 70-title programme for 14 days of screenings dedicated to the best of old and new European films  

14/11/2013 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki reveals full line-up

Thessaloniki reveals full line-up

Jim Jarmusch to open the fest, Alexander Payne will close, while local films will be present with a poor harvest of only eight Greek titles.  

31/10/2013 | Festivals | Greece