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Festivals / Greece

Riot docs heat up Thessaloniki

Riot docs heat up Thessaloniki

Greek crisis fallout takes up bulk of local entries, while Spanish and Egyptian uprisings add international flavor to the doc fest’s revolutionary cocktail  

13/03/2012 | Festivals | Greece

French film festival in Greece up for 'lucky' 13

French film festival in Greece up for 'lucky' 13

Box office sensation Untouchable and Anne Fontaine’s My Worst Nightmare will bookend the French Insitute of Athens’ annual showcase of French cinema  

09/03/2012 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki doc fest kicks off with Indignados

Thessaloniki doc fest kicks off with Indignados

Celebrating its 14th edition, Europe’s third most important documentary showcase aims to maintain its high status in spite of tight budgets  

08/03/2012 | Festivals | Greece

Twilight Portrait wins big at Thessaloniki

Twilight Portrait wins big at Thessaloniki

Angelina Nikonova’s Twilight Portrait won top honors at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival on 12 November, with the director picking up the Golden Alexander Award, along with her actress...  

14/11/2011 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki market doubles its numbers in spite of tough year

Thessaloniki market doubles its numbers in spite of tough year

With more than double the numbers in visiting professionals and participating projects compared to last year’s make-or-break edition, the market section of the Thessaloniki International Film...  

09/11/2011 | Festivals | Greece

Thessaloniki fest ready to charm the Balkans

Thessaloniki fest ready to charm the Balkans

"Hollywood has no place in Thessaloniki," said Festival Director Dimitri Eipides, setting the mood for the 52nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which will be raising its curtains on...  

26/10/2011 | Festivals | Greece

Francophone Film Festival of Greece kicks off with Potiche

Francophone Film Festival of Greece kicks off with Potiche

Catherine Deneuve starrer Potiche, Francois Ozon’s latest film, opened the 12th Francophone Film Festival of Greece (March 31-April 8) last night. The iconic French actress is visiting Athens to...  

01/04/2011 | Festivals | Greece

True events inspire gripping Rotterdam opener Wasted Youth

True events inspire gripping Rotterdam opener Wasted Youth

“Some films have to be made now or never, and Wasted Youth is definitely one of them,” said Argyris Papadimitropoulos and Jan Vogel the day they learned their joined effort would open the 40th...  

28/01/2011 | Festivals | Greece

Wasted Youth to open Rotterdam

Wasted Youth to open Rotterdam

After creating buzz at the Thessaloniki fest market (see news), Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ sophomore project, Wasted Youth, has been selected to open the 40th edition of the International Film...  

10/01/2011 | Festivals | Greece

Outbound triumphs at Thessaloniki

Outbound triumphs at Thessaloniki

Bogdan George Apetri’s Romanian/Austrian co-production Outbound took home the Golden Alexander for Best Feature at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF, December 3-12) which gave out...  

13/12/2010 | Festivals | Greece