23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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  • Special Screenings

    This Section features a series of retro screenings, offering Greek audiences the opportunity to revisit old classics or discover largely unknown gems in new or restored prints.

  • Donnie Darko

    The ultimate cult film of the noughties for the first time on the big screen in Greece and in the 4K quality it deserves. Dark. Darker. Darko.

  • Black Narcissus

    An order of English nuns at an imposing monastery in the Himalayas struggle with both the mystifying charm of the untouched landscape as well as their urges which are awakened by the arrival of an agnostic man. A vision of unparalleled beauty, “Black Narcissus” in Technicolor dreamily embarks on an exploration of uncharted human desires; and the tracks it leaves behind are some of the most rapturous colour visuals ever to be seen in film.

  • Βlu

    “Blu” is a multidimensional artistic venture which introduces habits and ideas of Greek and Italian fimmakers through the prism of animation and digital arts. This activity makes for an original cultural discussion between two countries with design, illustration and the moving image as a starting point, giving visitors the opportunity to come into contact with the contemporary art scene and digital creation. The event will be introduced by Vassilis Karamitsanis , President of animasyros and curators of the “Blue” event Rafaela Karagianni and Anastasia Terzidou. Free entry

  • Hunting the Lion with Bow and Arrow / La Chasse au Lion a l'' Arc

    Fifty years after its original release, the film which became a landmark in ethnographic cinema will take us on a journey to the desertous region between the Republic of Niger and Mali, as it captures the daily routine of a tribe of hunters. The screening of this digitally restored film, will be shown on the occasion of the 100 th anniversary of the birth of the highly acclaimed anthropologist and director Jean Rouch. The film will be introduced by anthropologist Konstantinos Aivaliotis.

  • My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

    Following a strong earthquake, a high school breaks away from the mainland and starts drifting in the Pacific Ocean. Susan Sarandon, Lena Dunham, Jason Schwartzman and John Cameron Mitchell lend their voices to this adult animated allegory about American modern-day society, beautifully illustrated with crayons, markers and watercolour.