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Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Thessaloniki International Film Festival

About the event

Corridor: Via Egnatia, Western Trans-Balkan Road
Country: Greece, Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki International Film Festival

The International Thessaloniki Film Festival has become the Region’s primary showcase for the work of new and emerging filmmakers, as well as the leading film festival in South East Europe. The event features the International Section, the panorama of Greek films, the Independence Days program, the Balkan Survey, and numerous retrospectives and tributes to leading figures in the world of film.
Since 1992, the International Thessaloniki Film Festival has striven to present the most innovative independent films from around the world. The International Competition section consists of new directors' first or second films.
The non-competitive panorama of Greek films, an overview of the recent local production, followed by the presentation of the State Film Awards by the Greek Ministry of Culture.