Pavlos Zannas, the person who envisioned and was the founder of Thessaloniki Film Festival, was, on top of everything else, one of the most prominent film critics. Remarkable evidence are his texts which were published, (almost all of them unsigned) from 1956 to 1961, at the trade with great historical value, “Techni” in Thessaloniki. Michel Demopoulos writes in his introductory comment of the publication, which sums up the texts on cinema of the great intellectual from Thessaloniki: “Notes and texts on Renoir, Visconti, Welles, Fellini, Bresson, Anthony Mann, Antonioni, Resnais, Godard, but also on neorealism and Nouvelle Vague reveal a restless spirit with an open mind and with rare observation of the evolution of cinema, Zannas was the aggressive thinker, a cinephile and theoretician of the art of language and cinema. His wide knowledge and education allowed him to watch a film in depth and with prospect, and that is why his texts are timeless”. A precious publication, edited by Giannis Bakogiannopoulos and Giannis Soldatos, for every cinephile and intellectual person.