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PRESS CONFERENCE WITH ANGELOS ABAZOGLOU at 14th TDF

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  photo still of MUSTAFA'S SWEET DREAMS (2011)   -14th TDF PRESS- PRESS CONFERENCE WITH ANGELOS ABAZOGLOU A Press Conference with Angelos Abazoglou was held on Monday, March 11, 2012, in the framework of the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. This year’s festival carries out a tribute to the French creator with Greek origins, including screenings of several of his films. Festival Director Dimitris Eipides welcomed everyone present at the conference and ...

'Just Talking' at 14th TDF

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  -14th TDF PRESS- JUST TALKING The Just Talking section of the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival opened on Sunday, March 11, 2012. Participating were the directors Natalie Johanna Halla (Gaelle), Steve Lickteig (Open Secret), Ira Dika (Stavroula) and screenwriter/producer Noemi Weis (Desert Riders), whose films are included in this year’s International Program. The session began with a discussion about the bonds that develop between the director and the project’...

And the awards go to...

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David Andre accepts award for Amnesty International Award           The 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century (March 11 - 20, 2011)   AWARDS     AUDIENCE AWARDS   The Audience Award for a film over 45’ in the International Selection goes to:   TEARS OF GAZA (GAZAZ TARER) by Vikebe Lokkeberg, Norway, 2010   The Audien...

Thessaloniki 2011 Docs awards

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The 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century (March 11 - 20, 2011) AWARDS   AUDIENCE AWARDS  The Audience Award for a film over 45’ in the International Selection goes to:  TEARS OF GAZA (GAZAZ TARER) by Vikebe Lokkeberg, Norway, 2010  The Audience Award for a film under 45’ in the International Selection goes to:  THE OTHER TOWN (OTEKI KASABA) by Nefin Dinc, Turkey, 2010  The Audience Award for a Greek film over 45’ goes to:  ALMA BONITA (TO MORO MOU F...

EDN CEREMONY 13TH TDF

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13th TDF: EDN Award Ceremony on March 18th 2011 The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival director, Dimitris Eipides, was this year’s recipient of the European Documentary Network (EDN) award, presented annually to honor individuals and organizations from Europe with noted contributions to the documentary genre. The award ceremony took place on Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Excelsior hall of the Electra Palace hotel. “Dimitris Eipides has made a unique contribution to the documentary ...

13TH TDF 'new marketing masterclass'

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   EDN and TDF presented Self-marketing masterclass Under the heading ‘New Markets - New Opportunities, Self-marketing for filmmakers’ EDN and the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival today held the EDN Docs in Thessaloniki Master Class with the Canadian Distributor Dan Shannon from ID Communications. During the masterclass Dan Shannon gave filmmakers and producers a ‘how to’ introduction to the great possibilities the internet offers documentary professionals when it comes to se...

PRESS CONFERENCE AT 13TH TDF

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   CONFERENCE “THE EVOLUTION OF THE GREEK DOCUMENTARY: THE FEMALE PERSPECTIVE” The 13th TDF organized a conference on the evolution of the Greek documentary from a female perspective on Friday, 19 March 2011 at the John Cassavetes Theater, with the participation of Valery Kontakos (director, producer), Kyriaki Malama (director), Katerina Patroni (director) and Eva Stefani (director). The discussion, which was moderated by Yiorgos Krassakopoulos, touched on various issues, such ...

The EDN Award 2011 goes to Dimitri Eipides (Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival )

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The EDN Award 2011 is presented to Dimitri Eipides, Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. He receives the award for his enthusiastic and energetic work with establishing and continuously developing the documentary film festival in Thessaloniki. The award is presented on Friday March 18 at 19:30 at an award reception at the international documentary pitching session Docs in Thessaloniki. Dimitri Eipides & Hanne Skjødt   Upon presenting the EDN Award Hann...

Closing night at TIFF

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 The film 'Black Swan' closed the night. 51st TIFF: Closing ceremony (12/12/2010)The closing ceremony of the 51st Thessaloniki International Film FestivalThe curtains came down on the 51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival on Saturday, December 11th, with a closing ceremony that took place at Olympion Theater. Snapshots, faces and clips of the city during this 10-day cinematic feast were depicted in the short film of Emmanouil Papadopoulos entitled Stereosis, which welcomed the audience ...

Dimitris Eipides is the new director of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival

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Dimitris Eipides is the new director of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), appointed by Greek minister of culture Pavlos Geroulanos, following the resignation of previous Festival Director, Despina Mouzaki. Eipides' first step as TIFF director is to change this year's event dates to a December 3-11 slot as additional time for the Festival preparations will be necessary, a move already approved by FIAPF. Certain to remain for this year are core sections of the Fes...

Closing Ceremony of the 12th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

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 Amnesty International Award for a film on Human Rights : The award goes to : « PETITION » Zhao Liag France/China. 2009. 124'There are many reasons why theAmnesty International Award, is of great importance to the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century. First of all, because it brings in contact two institutions that share a strong sensitization andsimilar goals. Furthermore, they both operate on a complementary level, with the Festival promoting and screenin...

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival Awards

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Amnesty International Award for a film on Human Rights :The award goes to : « PETITION »Zhao Liag France/China. 2009. 124'There are many reasons why the Amnesty International Award, is of great importance to the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century. First of all, because it brings in contact two institutions that share a strong sensitization and similar goals. Furthermore, they both operate on a complementary level, with the Festival promoting and screening films by d...

Iranian filmmakers receive the EDN Award 2010

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EDN - European Documentary Network has announced that The EDN Award 2010 is presented to IRDFA - Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association. IRDFA receives the award for their outstanding contribution to the documentary culture. EDN has chosen to honour IRDFA with the EDN Award 2010 to recognise the impressive work the organisation has done since it was founded in 1996. IRDFA has established a strong national organisation to unite the Iranian documentary sector and made sure that the docu...

Line up of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century

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12th THESSALONIKI DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL : Images of the 21st Century : March 12  - 21, 2010 The 12th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, part of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, presents approximately 190 films by directors from all over the world, as well as a full parallel events program (previously announced on February 26).   OPENING FILM The Invention of Dr. Nakamats (Opfindelsen af dr. Nakamats, Denmark, 2009, 60 ...

JUST TALKING 15/3 part 3 and 4

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JUST TALKING 15/3 part3envoyé par cecilerittweger JUST TALKING 15/3 part4 envoyé par cecilerittweger Is objectivity what is desired in the making of a documentary film? Must a director keep an emotional distance from his film’s main character? These questions were at the heart of the first “Just Talking”, which took place on Sunday, March 15, as part of the sidebar events of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Centu...

11th TDF: PRESS CONFERENCE LONG DISTANCE LOVE - THE QUEEN AND I - THE HANGING GARDENS OF SANTA EMILIA (3/15/2009)

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PRESS CONFERENCE LONG DISTANCE LOVE - THE QUEEN AND I - THE HANGING GARDENS OF SANTA EMILIA The 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century cycle of press conferences began on Sunday, March 15, at the “Ianos” book store. The first guests were the directors Magnus Gertten, Elin Jonsson (Long Distance Love), Nahid Persson Sarvestani (The Queen and I) and Sibel Bilgin (The Hanging Gardens of Santa Emilia). ...

11th TDF: JUST TALKING 15/03/09 (3/15/2009)

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JUST TALKING 15/3 Is objectivity what is desired in the making of a documentary film? Must a director keep an emotional distance from his film’s main character? These questions were at the heart of the first “Just Talking”, which took place on Sunday, March 15, as part of the sidebar events of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century. Every afternoon, the 11th Documentary Festival invites its guests, dire...

11th TDF: JUST TALKING 15/03/09 (3/15/2009)

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JUST TALKING 15/3 Is objectivity what is desired in the making of a documentary film? Must a director keep an emotional distance from his film’s main character? These questions were at the heart of the first “Just Talking”, which took place on Sunday, March 15, as part of the sidebar events of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century. Every afternoon, the 11th Documentary Festival invites its guests, dire...

11th TDF: OPENING CEREMONY (3/14/2009)

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OPENING CEREMONY The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century enters its second decade as of Friday, March 13, with the Opening Ceremony of the 11th edition at the Olympion Theatre. Stavros Kalafatis, Minister of Macedonia-Thrace, launched the Documentary Festival, and the screening of Chao Gan’s The Red Race followed. Despina Mouzaki, Director of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, welcomed the audienc...

11th TDF - OPENING OF VASIA PELEGRATI'S EXHIBITION (3/14/2009)

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11th TDF - OPENING OF VASIA PELEGRATI'S EXHIBITION (3/14/2009) OPENING OF VASIA PELEGRATI’S EXHIBITION “MALAWI – THE WARM HEART OF AFRICA” On Saturday, March 14th the opening of Vasia Pelegrati’s photography exhibition “Malawi – The Warm Heart of Africa” took place in a particularly warm atmosphere. The exhibition is a sidebar event of the 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century. Dimitri Eipide...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival higlights

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The 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century will take place from the 13th to the 22nd of March 2009. The TDF is carried out every March in Thessaloniki since its inception in 1999 and under the umbrella of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival organization. Through its tributes and retrospectives, the TDF focuses on filmmakers with unique cinematic voices, internationally renowned for their contribution to the documentary genre. Amongst others, the Thessaloni...

NEWSLETTER N° 360: April 17, 2008

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Check out the Festivals posters gallery on fest21.com   Filmfestivals.com and CFC Media Lab in partnership with Telefilm Canada and Cineuropa.org are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year promis...

NEWSLETTER N° 359: April 9, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more Fairhope Film Festival Awards Ann Arbor Film Festival awards Berlin Today Award 2009: ------------------------------ FESTIVAL DAILIES Coming soon IFFS Europe, Palm Beach... Archive Blogging from ...

NEWSLETTER N° 358: April 2, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more New York Film & Video Festival Awards German Film Award Nominations 2008 Backseat Film Festival Awards ------------------------------ FESTIVAL DAILIES Coming soon IFFS Europe... Archive Blogging from ...

NEWSLETTER N° 357: March 26, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more Backseat Film Festival Awards The Hugo Television Awards to Smuggler Thomson Young Innovator of the Year Winners of Tiburon Film Festival FIFO awards from Papeete ------------------------------ FESTIVAL DAILIES Coming soon ...

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