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The Thessaloniki International Film Festival condemns in the strongest terms the arrest of Iranian directors Jafar Panahi, Mohammad Rasoulof and Mostafa Aleahmad and demands their immediate release.
The Locarno Film Festival and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival are launching applications call for ‘Industry Academy’, a joint initiative aiming to give a significant boost to the careers of new film professionals from Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean countries in priority, while including international participants from the Locarno Industry Academy’s partner regions (Europe, Latin America, Switzerland, USA, Middle East, South Africa). We are expecting your applications!
The Thessaloniki Film Festival invites us all to unforgettable movie experiences, in the most beloved spots in Thessaloniki: The Port and Aristotelous Square. Let us all enjoy the magic of musicals, during two summer, starry nights. On Tuesday, July 5, 2022 we meet in the Port, to watch the famous anti-war musical Hair (1979) by renowned Czech director Milos Forman. Hair is about the life of a group of hippies that celebrate love, not war, at a time when the USA was experiencing the Vietnam War.
In an enthusiastic and emotional ambience, with the presence of the Academy Award winner Volker Schlöndorff, the first Evia Film Project called it a wrap with the closing ceremony that was held on Sunday June 19th, at Ciné “Apollon”, in Edipsos. The closing film was no other than The Forest Maker, a documentary by the legendary German director, who honored Evia Film Project and the closing ceremony with his presence.