2nd Independent Film Festival Of Athens

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2nd Independent Film Festival Of Athens
Prepare to experience the vibrant world of independent cinema as the 2nd Athens Independent Film Festival, KINO ATHENS, returns from March 1st to 10th, 2024. This eagerly anticipated event promises to captivate audiences with eighty thought-provoking films spanning various genres and originating from every corner of the globe. Hosted at venues such as Technopolis, Serafio City of Athens, the Μichael Cacoyannis Foundation, and the French Institute of Greece, the festival proudly operates under the esteemed patronage of the European Parliament.

Audiences can anticipate an eclectic lineup, including competition sections, workshops, masterclasses, DJ sets, and other engaging activities. Screenings will be presented with Greek and English subtitles, ensuring accessibility for all.

The heart of the festival beats strongest at the Μichael Cacoyannis Foundation, where the main competition section will take center stage. There, audiences will be treated to the nominated films for the LUX 2024 Audience Award, presented by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy in collaboration with the European Commission and the Europa Cinemas network.

The Award Ceremony, featuring the presentation of the Large and Small Golden Deer by a distinguished jury, is scheduled for Sunday, March 10, 2024, at 19:00.

A new addition to this year's program is KINO JUNIOR, a section dedicated to children and teenagers over 3 years old. Held at Serafio City of Athens, this competitive section will see a special jury of children aged 7 to 13 award the coveted Kids Deer on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at 12:00.

The festival's special screenings, along with the grand opening film EUROPA, directed by Sudabeh Mortezai, will be showcased at Technopolis City of Athens on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 20:30.

Rounding off the festivities, a screening of NOTRE CORPS, crafted by renowned independent French filmmaker Claire Simon, awaits audiences at a special event at the French Institute of Greece on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 19:00.

KINO ATHENS owes its success to the generous support of the City of Athens, the Athens Film Office, and the Greek Film Centre.

To see the full schedule, please click HERE.

EVENT INFO

  • When: 01 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024
  • Where: Various venues
  • Price: Free
  • Title: 2nd Independent Film Festival Of Athens
  • Email: info@kinoathens.com
  • Contact Number: +30 6944579207
  • Website: www.kinoathens.org/