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Greek Films 2006
Greek Films 2006

 

The Greek catalogue of the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival presents all the Greek films included in this year's selection, both official and unofficial. The edition is bilingual (Greek/ English). It includes:

  • A full list of all the films screened during the Festival, including film synopsis, credits, director's biography and filmography, and excerpts from film dialogues.
  • Rich photographic material.

Published by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Eleni Rammou

Catalogue 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Catalogue 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival

 

The official catalogue of the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival presents all the films included in this year's selection. The edition is bilingual (Greek/ English). It includes:

  • A full list of all the films screened during the Festival, including film synopsis, credits, director's biography and filmography.
  • Information about all the exhibitions and the parallel events.
  • Rich photographic material.

Published by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Eleni Rammou

Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders

On the occasion of its tribute to the major German auteur Wim Wenders, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a bilingual monograph which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Walter Salles.
  • An introductory essay by Babis Aktsoglou.
  • Unpublished essays on the work of the director by leading Greek theorists: Sokrates Kabouropoulos, Lefteris Haritos, Achilleas Kyriakides, Helena Christopoulou, Panos Manassis, Alexis N. Dermentzoglou, George Haronitis, Ada Klampatsea.
  • An interview with Wim Wenders by Sophia Stavrianidou.
  • A complete filmography with film credits and synopses, statements by the director, as well as excerpts from interviews or screenplays for each film from well-known international film magazines such as Sight and Sound, Cahiers du Cinéma, Positif, La Revue du Cinéma, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Rolling Stone Australia.
  • The ABC of film.
  • Rich photographic material.

Published by: Ianos and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Babis Aktsoglou
Pages: 208

New Cinema from China: Another View
New Cinema from China: Another View

On the occasion of its tribute to the New Cinema form China, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a bilingual edition which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Derek Elley.
  • What was shot where.
  • An essay by Derek Elley on Mainland Chinese Cinema.
  • A discussion about the realities of filmmaking in China today by: Chen Daming (actor-director), Alex Jia (producer), Ada Chen (development producer/academic).
  • A complete presentation of all the films of the tribute with credits, synopses, director’s biography and filmography, director’s statement, as well as an original or an already published (Variety, Xinmin Weekly) critical approach for each film by: Derek Elley, Stephen Cremin, Russell Edwards, Xia Jingcen.
  • Appendix: 100 key filmmakers.
  • Rich photographic material from the films.

Published by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editors: Derek Elley, Stephen Cremin
Pages: 96

Cinema em Transe - Brazilian Cinema
Cinema em Transe - Brazilian Cinema

On the occasion of its tribute to Brazilian Cinema, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a bilingual edition which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Nikos Savvatis.
  • Essays by José Carlos Avellar and Glauber Rocha.
  • A poem by Caetano Veloso.
  • A complete presentation of all the films of the tribute with credits, synopses, director’s biography and filmography, as well as critical approaches to each film by: Nikos Savvatis, Andreas Pagoulatos, Pat Aufderheide, Lúcia Nagib, Yianna Sarri, Maritina Passari, Neusa Barbosa, Jean-Philippe Tessé, Alexandre Werneck, Nikos Koumbias, Maria Sílvia Camargo and Antonio Conçalves Filho.
  • Biographical notes of the contributors of the edition.
  • Rich photographic material from the films.

Published by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Nikos Savvatis
Pages: 96

City Guide
City Guide

Publication: Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Anna Milossi

Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Nuri Bilge Ceylan

On the occasion of the “Balkan Survey’s” tribute to the acclaimed Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a bilingual edition which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Dimitris Kerkinos.
  • A critical approach by Yusuf Güven.
  • An essay by Marion Inglessi on his artistic/ photographic work.
  • A complete presentation of all the films of the tribute including credits, synopses, awards, as well as critical approaches to each film by: Ahmet Uluçay, Lefteris Haritos, Thanos Anastopoulos, Tony Rayns.
  • Director’s biography and filmography.

Published by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Dimitris Kerkinos
Pages: 36

Jan Svankmajer
Jan Svankmajer

On the occasion of  the “Independence Days” tribute to the great Czech auteur Jan Svankmajer, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published an original monograph which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Lefteris Adamidis.
  • The Decalogue of Jan Svankmajer.
  • Original studies and approaches of his cinematic work by leading film theorists Yiannis Vassiliadis and Roger Cardinal.
  • Essays by the director himself and interviews given to: Peter Hames, Petr Kral, Vratislav Effenberger, Wendy Hall and Wendy Jackson.
  • A complete filmography of his short films with film credits and synopses.
  • A complete filmography of his feature films with film credits and synopses, essays by the director and theoretical approaches by Brigid Cherry, Philip Strick, Thodoros Soumas, Gary Morris and Leo Goldsmith.
  • Biography: an essay by Babis Aktsoglou.
  • Rich unpublished photographic material.

    Published by Synhronoi Orizontes and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
    Editor: Babis Aktsoglou
    Pages: 96

 

Dimos Theos

On the occasion of its tribute to the well-known Greek auteur Dimos Theos, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a monograph which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Stratos Kerssanidis.
  • An interview with Dimos Theos by Stratos Kerssanidis.
  • Essays on the work of Dimos Theos by Greek film critics and writers: Yiannis Soldatos, Yiannis Gerassis, Yiorgos Karypides, Constantinos Kyriakou, Stathis Valoukos, Lakis Papastathis, Costis Theos, Toula Katohianou-Costopoulou, Paulos Kontos and Vassilis Rafailides.
  • Testimonials by Theo Angelopoulos, Thanassis Rentzis, Yiorgos Panoussopoulos, Eleni Maniati, Costas Ferris, Yiorgos Papalios, Dimitris Stavrakas, Nikos Katohianos and Gerd Roscher.
  • Two rare essays by the director himself.
  • A complete filmography with film credits and synopses.
  • A biofilmography of the director, as well as a list of the books and essays he has published.
  • Rich unpublished photographic material.

Published by Egokeros and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Stratos Kerssanidis
Pages: 96

 

Immigration in Greek Cinema 1956-2006
Immigration in Greek Cinema 1956-2006

On the occasion of its first thematic retrospective “Immigration in Greek Cinema (1956-2006)”, held in the context of the Greek Section, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a bilingual edition which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Athena Kartalou, Afroditi Nikolaidou and Thanos Anastopoulos.
  • Original approaches and theoretical essays regarding all the films included in the tribute by leading Greek and international theorists: Eliza-Anna Delveroudi, Dan Georgakas, Christos Dermentzopoulos, Andrew Horton, Stelios Kymionis, Eva Stefani, Chryssanthi Sotiropoulou, Maria Paradisi, Ioanna Laliotou, Panayiota Mini, Yannis Papatheodorou, Hera Nika, Ioanna Athanasatou, Vassilis Vamvakas and Harry Karahalios.
  • Rich photographic material.

Published by Egokeros and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editors: Athena Kartalou, Afroditi Nikolaidou and Thanos Anastopoulos
Pages: 108

Stavros Tsiolis

Stavros Tsiolis

On the occasion of its tribute to the well-known Greek auteur Stavros Tsiolis, the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival has published a monograph which includes:

  • An introductory essay by Elias Kanellis.
  • An unpublished interview with Stavros Tsiolis by Elias Kanellis.
  • A complete filmography with film credits, awards, distinctions, participations, synopses, as well as excerpts from critics and essays (previously published) by directors, film critics, journalists and friends: Costas K. Pilihos, Theo Angelopoulos, Petros N. Linardos, Nestor Matsas, Vassilis Rafailides, Yiorgos Bramos, Yiannis Exarhos, Notis Forsos, Andreas Tyros, Nino Fenek Mikelides, Nontas Manolitsis, Achilleas Kyriakides, Dimitris Danikas, Maria Papadopoulou, Yiannis Bakogianopoulos, Costas Terzis, Dinitris Bouras, Orestis Andreadakis, Christos Mitsis, Dimitris Babas, Nikos G. Xidakis and Dimitris Haritos.
  • A selective filmography of Stavros Tsiolis (as director’s assistant).
  • A filmography with the screenplays that the director himself has written.
  • Excerpts from critics regarding his theatrical play “The Red and Blue Roller Skates”.
  • Rich unpublished photographic material.

Published by Egokeros and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Editor: Elias Kanellis
Pages: 96

 

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