Olympion and Warehouse 1 win Europa Cinemas Programming Award

Olympion and Warehouse 1 win Europa Cinemas Programming Award


We are happy to announce that the Europa Cinemas Best Programming award goes to the four cinema screens of the Thessaloniki Film Festival: Olympion, Pavlos Zannas, John Cassavetes and Stavros Tornes. The award is an important recognition, especially at this time of unprecedented challenges faced by cinemas all over Europe.

In its announcement, the Europa Cinemas network says that “the award for Best Programming goes to Elise Jalladeau for her excellent work at the Olympion and

Warehouse 1 cinemas in Thessaloniki, Greece”. The reasoning mentions: “Always trying to be innovative and original, these cinemas offer a diverse, quality programme using their festival experience, and a wide network of collaborations, sponsorships and partnerships with local, national and international organizations”.

The six-floor Olympion building which houses the screens Olympion and Pavlos Zannas is one of the most iconic venues in Thessaloniki. Warehouse 1 accommodates the John Cassavetes and Stavros Tornes screens and is situated in the city’s Port pier, an area dedicated to culture. Both theatres host the Thessaloniki International Film Festival every November and the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival every March.


The four screens of the Festival are members of the Europa Cinemas network, consisting of 3,131 screens in 43 countries.


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