Athens International Film Festival

The 28th event of the festival will take place in its usual indoor venues, open all year round, ASTOR, ASTY, DANAOS, IDEAL, ATHENS MUSEUM, TRIANON, PALACE and for the first time and for a special screening at VILLAGE CINEMAS - VMAX SPHERA @ THE MALL ATHENS.




People with disabilities can attend any of the Festival’s screenings for free with the use of a 5-screening Film Pass (subject to availability), while cinephile guide dogs are also welcome. Those interested can send, from Thursday 22nd September, an e-mail to with contact details (full name, mobile phone, e-mail) for the free issue of the relevant 5-screening Film Pass, with the necessary attachment of one of the following:

- disability culture card (Greek Ministry of Culture) 

- disability travel pass (Athens Mass Transit System) 

- disability unemployment card (Manpower Employment Organization) 

- deaf/hard-of-hearing union card or any other relevant documentation 

The Film Pass for disabled people must strictly be used by the person it is issued to and gives its holder, the opportunity to redeem with his/her card code a zero ticket per screening for any 5 screenings (except for the Opening Film and the 2 screenings with a ticket price of 9€), throughout the Festival and depending on ticket availability. 

Entry to screenings will be granted with the presentation of a zero-fee ticket and the Film Pass. 

In case of need of an accompanying person, a simultaneous application for 2 Film Passes must be made and the need must be specified. 

The Film Pass code will be sent electronically from to the email specified by the person making the application.   


From Thursday September 22nd interested parties can send an e-mail to with contact details (name, mobile phone, email address) to have a 3-screening film pass issued. A copy of an up-to-date Unemployment Card will need to be attached to the email.  

Unemployment card holders are entitled to 1 pass with 3 unique codes which correspond to 3 free tickets. Each code can be used to have a ticket issued for a same-day or next-day screening as in the case of accreditations. 


Accreditation holders can issue their zero ticket ONLY on the day before or on the same day of the screening of their choice.

Journalist Accreditations: A pass with a unique code that corresponds to 5 Festival screenings. Using the unique code, the accredited Film Pass holder can issue tickets for the screenings of his / her choice  (except the closing ceremony and the 2 screenings with a ticket price of 9€)  both online, through as well as at all physical points of sale. Accredited Film Pass holders are not allowed to have more than one ticket issued per screening.  

Accreditation and unemployment Film Pass holders can only have tickets issued for same-day or next-day screenings, and they can commence redeeming their zero-fee tickets as of Wednesday September 28th at 12.00 noon and daily from 11.00 am.



Tickets: 7 euros

Special prices:  

  • QUEER BRITANNIA Tribute: 5 Euro 

  • Screening of "EΝNIO", Saturday 1/10 | Athens Concert Hall - Alexandra Trianti Hall (preceded by a concert of "Stavros Lantsias Quartet"): 9 Euro

  • Screening of "Moonage Daydream", Friday 30/9 | Village Cinemas - Vmax Sphera @ The Mall Athens: 9 Euro

Types of Film Passes  

5 screenings: 30 Euro

10 screenings: 50 Euro

20 screenings: 75 Euro

PRESS OFFICE | SUPPORT & PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICE of the Festival is located on the 4th floor of the Metropolitan College, 42 Akadimias Street, 10672, Athens.Monday to Friday: 11:00 to 18:00, Saturday: 11:00 to 15:00, Sunday: Closed | tel. 2103641543 

Important notes

- You can purchase your tickets from online, at the physical points of sale and by phone by booking on 11876*

*Call charge to 11876: 0,96€/minute (Landline), 1,09€/minute (Mobile)
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 18:00

- We encourage you to purchase your tickets before arriving at the cinema. Ideally, you should have them in electronic form on your mobile phone or have them pre-printed to facilitate the safe and unobstructed flow of the public to the theater.

- The box office of each cinema issues tickets only for the screenings taking place in the cinema.

- Cinema box offices are open 60 minutes before the start of the first screening and 30 minutes after the start of the last screening

- One hour before each screening and until the start of the screening, the box office of each cinema shall issue tickets only for screenings on the same day.

- Tickets for all venues of the Festival can be sold at the Press Office but only with a card charge (no cash). 

- Ticket changes are NOT allowed.

- Ticket cancellations are allowed online via, at any time up to one hour before the screening for which the ticket has been issued.

- Ticket cancellations in cinemas are allowed up to one hour before the screening for which the ticket has been issued. The holder must present the ticket to be canceled to the cinema from which it was issued. 

- The online ticket sale ends 15 minutes before the start of each film. In the last 15 minutes before the start of the film, tickets are only available from the cinema where the film is being shown.  

- Film Pass and Accreditation Card holders need to issue zero value tickets using the unique card code. Showing the card does NOT guarantee admission to theaters. 

- Film Pass and Accreditation Card holders can use their card and issue zero value tickets only for screenings with a ticket price of 5 or 7 euros.  

- Film Pass holders can use their card for the same screening and issue as many zero value tickets as they wish (and have available) on their card.

* For any information regarding your ticket or Film Pass, you can also contact the live customer service chat or email 

Information about the Festival programme and ticketing: 


The venues collaborating with the Festival this year for the screening of its films are:  

28, Stadiou Str. (entrance from Korai Arcade), Athens
(Panepistimio Metro St.)
tel. 210 3211 950

4 Korai Street, Klathmonos Square, Athens
(Panepistimio Metro St.)
Tel. 210 3214775, 210 3221925

DANAOS 1 & 2
109, Kifissias Ave, Athens
Tel. 2106922655

45 Panepistimiou, Athens
Tel. 2103826720  

21 Kodrigktonos & 101 Patission, Athens
Tel. 2108215469  

85 Vas. Sofias & 1 Kokkalis, Athens
(Music Hall, Metro St.)
tel. 210 7282000

Vmax Sphera
35, Andreas Papandreou (Side street of Attiki Odos)
Psalidi, Maroussi ( Metro1, Neratziotissa st.)
tel. 210 2704800


Metropolitan College, 4th floor
42 Akadimias Street, Athens (Panepistimio Metro St.)
Tel. 210 3641543

The 28th Athens International Film Festival Premiere Nights will take place from 28 September to 9 October 2022.

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The 28th Athens International Film Festival is affiliated with the PEP Attiki 2014 – 2020 and is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.   

The 28th Athens International Film Festival takes place under the auspices of and with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

    Publication date: 2022-09-21 17:37:14