Athens International Film Festival

Athens International Film Festival

18 - 29 / 09 / 2019


Festival news

25th Athens International Film Festival: Press Conference

Following a brief welcome speech by Alexandros Harkiolakis, the Director of the Friends of Music Society, the Festival's Artistic Director, Loukas Katsikas, welcomed those attending and began his speech by extending his profound gratitude to the The Ministry...

The closing film: Costa Gavras’ “Adults in the Room” in attendance of the director

This year's anniversary edition of the Festival honours this long-standing tradition and we are especially happy to select the most anticipated Greek film of the year, “Adults in the Room” by the world renowned director Costa Gavras as the closing...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “Nimic” will be screened at the 25th Athens International Film Festival

Following the Academy Award winning “The Favourite”, Yorgos Lanthimos returns with a 12-minute enigma starring Matt Dillon and Daphne Patakia. The script is co-written by Efthymis Filippou. 'Nimic' is a...

This is the end! "Apocalypse Now: Final Cut" arrives at the 25th Athens International Film Festival

The most ambitious film title that kept its promise. The 40 year-old Francis Ford Coppola Film, in this years absolute version, is a film exhaustively experiential. The transfer of Conrad's `Heart of Darkness' in Vietnam and the search for a dark alter...

Spring awakening: Wild flowers of the Czech New Wave

For a brief but deciding period, beginning from the early `60s till the August of 1968, one of the most amazing film movements ever flourished in Czechoslovakia. Benefiting from a short period of relaxation of the political climate and the promise of a gradual liberalization, a group of...

Blackboard Screen: Cinema and Education at the 25th Athens International Film Festival

For a fourth concecutive year the Athens International Film Festival – Opening Nights hosts a unique selection of screenings of social nature which is actualised in the context of the business program “Human Resource Development, Education and Lifelong Learning” and is co-funded...

Urban myths: The sublime cinema of Edward Yang

Through his artistically exciting filmography of twenty years filled with gems, the Taiwanese director became the poet of elaborate narration, of the conflict between the old world with the new one and our effort to remain unfazed before the cataclysmic political and social changes that take place...

Fatih Akin returns to the 25th Athens International Film Festival

Fatih Akin transforms the shockingly true story of Fritz Honka, a serial killer of women who was active in 70s Hamburg, into a gorry and grotesque thriller destined το divide its audience. Fritz, an alcoholic worker with a slightly deformed face, spends his nights at...

"Sorry We Missed You": A film you would be sorry to miss at the 25th Athens International Film festival

Three years after the Palme d'Or-winning “I Daniel Blake”, Ken Loach, still committed to his social realism and political commentary, returns to the Cannes with his new film “Sorry We Missed You”. Focusing again on the dead-ends of the working class...

 
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