Publication created with the celebration of the 50 years of the organisation, the anniversary volume (research-substantiation was conducted by Thomas Linaras, Anna Milosi, Angeliki Mylonaki, and edited by Ifigenia Taksopoulou) makes use of the festival’s archives and documents, and documents the festival’s journey through photographs and by using detailed information about each year; from the first “Week of Greek Cinema” (1960) to the “Festival of Greek Cinema” in the ‘70s and ‘80s and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. The book includes- introductory text by the Festival Director, Despina Mouzaki, introductory methodological text by the researchers, selected photo archive with the title “Snapshots 1960-2008” and the festival’s posters. The main section includes in detail from each year: the full festival program, parallel screenings and events, jury panels and awards, the administrations and the political supervisor, as well as brief texts, which shed light to the atmosphere of each year and offer fundamental information regarding the changes in the artistic profile and the institutional frame of the festival throughout the years. The volume also includes three appendices: National Cinema Quality Awards 1998-2008 / Thessaloniki Film Festival-Olympion: the historical building complex, the Organisation and its events 1992-2009 / The administrations of Thessaloniki Film Festival 1998-2008. A rare publication-trademark of the historical journey of the most important cultural Organisation in Thessaloniki.