The 3rd Greece International Film Festival is coming with screenings of the best films of the year.
The Greece International Film Festival (GIFF) is a screening festival that will take place every four months in a live audiences and will culminate in the grand ceremony at the end of the year in Athens.
We are a team of filmmakers, producers and distributors and we have been professionally involved in cinema and theater for over 25 years.
The Best Film of the Festival will win the Greek Trophy and will be awarded to the director at the closing ceremony.
The ultimate goal of the GIFFestival is to make it accessible to everyone.
Greece International Film Festival provides Laurels and Honorable Mentions to the best projects of the participants.
The first edition of the festival took place on 29 and 30 April at Art63, the second edition on 3d and 4th October at Cine Alimos and hosted short and feature films from around the world. The festival screened fiction films, documentaries and animations by Greek and foreign directors with free entrance. A significant number of films had their world and European premiere in Greece. Also participating were selected cinematic-themed photographic works exhibited at the Festival on the days of the events.
The Greece International Film Festival aspires to function as a channel of communication between artists, directors, screenwriters and producers of the international and domestic film industry.
A special place in the activities of the GIFF is held by the Competition Department of Greek and International Short and Feature Films, Video Clips, Screenplays, Theatrical Plays, Photography, which supports new works of art to find their way and get to know their audience.

Το Greece International Film Festival άνοιξε για δεύτερη φορά τις πόρτες του στο κοινό και παρουσιάσε ταινίες της εγχώριας και παγκόσμιας παραγωγής.
Το φεστιβάλ έλαβε χώρα την 29η και 30η Απριλίου στον χώρο τέχνης Art63, και στις 3 και 4 Οκτωβρίου στο Ciné Άλιμος και φιλοξένησε μικρού και μεγάλου μήκους ταινίες απ’ όλο τον κόσμο. Στο φεστιβάλ προβλήθηκαν ταινίες μυθοπλασίας, ντοκιμαντέρ και animation Ελλήνων και ξένων σκηνοθετών με δωρεάν είσοδο. Σημαντικός αριθμός των ταινιών έκαναν την παγκόσμια και ευρωπαϊκή πρεμιέρα τους στη χώρα μας. Επίσης, στο φεστιβάλ συμμετείχαν βίντεο κλιπ, κινηματογραφικά σενάρια, θεατρικά κείμενα και επιλεγμένα έργα φωτογραφίας με θέμα τον κινηματογράφο.
Το Greece International Film Festival φιλοδοξεί να λειτουργήσει ως δίαυλος επικοινωνίας μεταξύ των καλλιτεχνών, των σκηνοθετών, των σεναριογράφων και των παραγωγών της διεθνούς και εγχώριας κινηματογραφικής βιομηχανίας.
Μια ξεχωριστή θέση στις δράσεις του Greece International Film Festival καταλαμβάνει το Διαγωνιστικό Τμήμα Ελληνικών και Διεθνών Ταινιών Μικρού και Μεγάλου Μήκους, Βίντεο Κλιπ, Κινηματογραφικών Σεναρίων, Θεατρικών Κειμένων και Φωτογραφιών, το οποίο υποστηρίζει τα νέα καλλιτεχνήματα ώστε να βρουν τον δρόμο τους και να συναντήσουν το κοινό τους.


Best Short Film Golden Shopping Arcade Best Feature Film The Eye Best Documentary The Orchestra Chuck Built Best Animation Ethel Best Greek Short Film Manto Best Foreign Film To The Sea Best Director Short Francesco Ricci Lotteringi Best Director Feature Daphne Schmon Best First-Time Filmmaker Kiam Arnold Van De Berk Best Greek First-Time Filmmaker Aris Kouvaras Best Student Film Under Offer Best Short Screenplay Under The Moon Best Feature Screenplay Alcibiades by Richard A. Schwartz Best Theatrical Play Cairo by Ryan Skinner Best Story Hantush - The Fairytale Best Music Video They Are Watching You Best Greek Music Video Strange Town (Poli Xeni) Best Score Pina Best Trailer The Moment Of No Return Best Cinematography Vimukth Best Coloring The Landvaettir Best Costume Design Indio in Chinatown Best Art Production Lake Of Dreams Best Production The Beast Best Greek Production Rare Land Best Actor Marco Sincini Best Actress Sarah Suco Best Child Actor Sahil Joshi Best Child Actress Emma Reynes Best Photography Seoul’s Bus Stop

Honorable Mentions

THE JOURNEY OF ASKAVLOS Director: Yorgos Arvanitis OEDIPUS REX Jacek Raginis-Królikiewicz THE DRY STONES OF KYTHNOS Director: Yiannis Spiliopoulos MY MOTHER THE SEA Director: Aspasia Kazeli AMPHILOCHIOS, SAINT OF PATMOS Director: Thomaida Hudanish M 12 Director: Yiannis Laskaris LOST IN  KYTHERA James Prineas HERCULES Directors: Felix Bartke, Nils Ramme MEETINGS Director: Kyriakos Chatzimichailidis LOCKED DOWN Director: Dimitris Tsilinikos UNTITLED IV Director: Angelos Alfatzis WHY DON'T YOU DANCE? Director: Penelope Mavropsaridi PERIPETEIA Director: Merve Gezen TRANSPARENT | DIAFANIS Directors: Stergios Mikroutsikos, Ilias Lachanas ISRA Director: Evi Koroni Η ΜΟΝΑΧΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ ΤΗΣ ΧΕΛΩΝΑΣ Director: Stylianos Papardelas A CLAUSTROCINEPHILIA Director: Alessandro Aniballi THE WAR DIARY Director: Hakob Melkonyan I’M NOT MISSING Director: Liangzi DEAR RENÉE Director: Seung-Won Kang YANGZI’S CONFUSION Director: Jue Li AYDINLAR Director: Muzaffarkhon Erkinov, Muzaffar Karabayev THE MAMMOTH HUNT Director: Aiste Stonyte TRANSIENT HAPPINESS Directors: Sina Mohammed Ahmed SEVEN THOUSAND SOULS Director: Sanjin Miric AYITI, A HAITIAN STORY Directors: Clément Beauvois, Kevin Duval, Valentin Gaffie, Alexis Pautler TENZING BODOSA Director: Mushuka Ramchiary AXÉ, SALVADOR! Director: Domenico Rodolfo Grillone LEGIO PATRIA NOSTRA Director: Kévin Favillier HAPPY LIKE JOPLIN Directors: Jean-Baptiste, Laurence Clifford SORCERESS Director: Muziyao Tang GO TO THE WOODS Director: Lucie Prost TOUCHÉ Director: Dennis Müller VAN GOGH Director: Ricky Chow REMEMBER IT'S CHRISTMAS Director: Sam Kite PENTACLUB Director: Roberto Strazzarino TENEMENT Director: Can Baran QUALM Director: David Kachappilly DON'T SHED A TEAR Director: Paula Romy ZONDERWATER Director: Jonathan Soverchia GROOM Director: Leyla Coll-O'Reilly TRIFECTA Director: Nika Shova CITY BEYOND THE TUNNEL Director: Lucilla Colonna FAREWELL MEMORIES Director: Anji Xiao TYPING Directors: Apollonio Maiello, Leonard Rillig NEVER FADE AWAY Director: Donna Weng Friedman IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME Director: Romana Carén INTO THE FOG Director: Cinthia Konopacki THIRTEEN Directors: Helena Schultheis Edgeler, Richard James Edgeler LIMINAL POTENTIAL Director: Sigita Silina SHEEPISH Director: Marlene Garcia GNOTHI SEAUTON Director: Elodie Lorquet MERIDIANA Director: Alice Wood MIRAGE Director: Jad Rahmé ME Directors: Diego Stavitzki, Eduardo Fenix THE LOST Director: Hana Roudani MADE IN HEAVEN Writer: Shoneel Yallattikar THE PICKLEBALL KILLER Writer: Jim Carroll THE SCARECROW'S CURSE Writer: Armand Arekian L+T Writer: Nevena Nikolova

Official Selections

THE EYE 01:33:12 U.K. (International Premiere) Director: Daphne Schmon VIMUKTH 11:35 India (World Premiere) Director: Riyan Shetty EVERYONE SITS ALONE 04:37 Israel (World Premiere) Director: Ophir Benshimon THE RISE OF THE BLACK DRAGON 23:43 South Africa (European Premiere) Director: Redione Stephens ESTRELLA 02:17 Peru (European Premiere) Director: Hernán Velit GOLDEN SHOPING ARCADE 29:00 Italy (Greek Premiere) Director: Francesco Ricci Lotteringi TILL THE MUSIC STOPS 23:07 France (Greek Premiere) Director: Emilie de Monsabert THE LANDVAETTIR 08:38 New Zealand (Greek Premiere) Director: Liam Arnold van den Berk TO THE SEA 8:00 Canada (Greek Premiere) Director: Ishaan Thompson WITH LOVE L. 15:00 Germany (Greek Premiere) Director: Max Fritzsching, Chari Krause THE LIST 14:20 Mexico (Greek Premiere) Director: Fernanda Fraga INDIO IN CHINA TOWN 03:10 Argentina (Greek Premiere) Director: Juan Marino LOOK AT THE STARS 11:34 Greece Director: Aris Kouvaras RARE LAND 37:00 Greece Director: Efthimis Hatzis MANTO 13:48 Greece Director: Domenikos Koukas, Eleftheria Stefanouri HANTUSH - A FAIRYTALE 06:12 Greece Director: Alexia Tsouni JUST LIKE WATER 12:54 Greece Director: Manos Triantafillakis STRANGE TOWN (POLI XENI) 03:22 Greece Director: Eftychia Maria Kondyli THEY ARE WATCHING YOU 05:00 France Director: Quentin Bernard LAKE OF DREAMS 03:50 Germany Director: Axel Werner LIVE 04:14 France Director: Thierry Vergnes SHINING 04:44 Poland Director: Kuba Lorenc, Anita Trzyna Stranded (Feature Sxreenplay) Writer: Gini Graham Scott Pericles and Ruth (Feature Screenplay) Wrirer: John Martins III Alcibiades (Feature Screenplay) Writer: Richard A. Schwartz The Short Escape (Short Screenplay) Writer: Paweł Grajnert That Day (Short Screenplay) Writer: Alycya Magana Under the moon (Short Screenplay) Writer: Julie Sandrine Montarnal Cairo (Theatrical Play) Writer: Ryan Skinner Story for an Empty Theatre (Theatrical Play) Writer: Cesare Bedogne Waiting for the Next Ride Photographer: Jimin Han

  • Athens, Ελλάδα