The 59th Thessaloniki International Film Festival will be held November 1 - 11, 2018, inviting the audience to discover innovative filmmakers, new sections, engaging tributes, the best films of independent cinema, the majority of the annual Greek film production, new initiatives in the festival’s Agora Industry and parallel events. This year’s edition celebrates the global independent cinema at the historic Thessaloniki Film Festival headquarters, the theatres "Olympion" and "Pavlos Zannas", as well as in the theatres located at the Port of Thessaloniki.
Don’t miss the highlights of this year’s edition: the International Competition Section with films by newcomer directors from all over the world, the Greek Cinema Festival that promotes domestic cinema. Also, the festival showcases filmmakers that make a difference, special screenings of anticipated films, a special midnight screening zone and the best offerings of international independent cinema. In addition, the festival’s Agora section welcomes numerous film professionals from all over the world, promoting thus fruitful collaborations and initiatives. And, of course, open discussions, events, concerts, exhibitions and parties will compliment the rich film program of the 59thTIFF.