Returning for the 55th year in a row the Thessaloniki International Film Festival is the ultimate meeting point for film lovers and filmmakers as it has been established as one of the most famous cultural events all over the world. Once again, this year the TIFF will be held in Thessaloniki from October 31st to November 9th so get ready to be part of the action.
This international event is one of the best film festivals of South Eastern Europe and one of the oldest festivals in the Balkans. It was founded in 1960 as the Week of Greek Cinema and became international in 1992 with the addition of a new Competition Section.
Films from all over the world, emerging film makers, tributes and parallel events create an atmosphere of a big fest in the city of Thessaloniki taking both participants and visitors on an artistic journey of the Seventh Art.
Experienced filmmakers such as Bille August (Denmark), Reza Mirkarimi (Iran) and Rakhsan Bani-Etemad (Iran) along with new directors like Hanne Myren (Norway), Rubén Mendoza (Colombia) and Gabriel Mascaro (Brazil) co-exist in this world renowned cultural event. And despite its global nature, the festival also honors young filmmakers of the Greek cinematographic arena such as Manos Karystinos, Yannis Fagras and many more…
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Thessaloniki invites you to indulge in a world of fantasy and experience the luxury of artistic splendor while staying at The Excelsior, a classy 5 star boutique hotel in the heart of the vibrant center. If you are a free-spirited traveler stay at City Hotel and see how urban culture blends with nature at one of the most convenient locations of the center.
Today the Thessaloniki International Film Festival is about to light up the city of Thessaloniki. Join us for the most glamorous event of the year!