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56-th International Film Festival of Thessaloniki

56-th International Film Festival of Thessaloniki this year opens its doors from 6 of  November to 15, 2015 in historic theaters "Olympion" and "Pavlos Zannas, as well as in cinemas port. Films from all over the world, the participation of distinguished foreign guests, dedications, open discussions and parallel events will give fans a real treat.

Viewers will have the opportunity to choose from more than 100 films participating in the competition and parallel programs. As every year, French National Centre of cinematography financially support the most promising script (program agora).

Rich program, which includes nearly 200 films (118 feature-length and short 62) of the 53 countries of the world, dedications, special screenings, extremely interesting new section Horizons "and" look at the Balkans, live accompaniment view silent film "Metropolis" year 1927 Fritz Lang, accompanied by the State Symphony Orchestra.Thessaloniki (November 11, 2015 g) etc, the Festival continues to 56-year-old tradition of the largest film festival in the country, despite the very low budget (700,000 euros).

Chairman of the jury of the Festival this year will be Michele Ray-Gavras, an independent French producer and head of company Productions KG with the 1978 year.

The jury also: Romanian filmmaker Corneliu Porumboiu, American film critic Jay Weissberg (Variety), French producer Elise Zalando, Greek writer and screenwriter Philip Èvtimis.

56-th International Film Festival of Thessaloniki will stand his presence leading masters of European independent cinema Frenchman Arnaud Desplechin and Romanian directed by Mircea Danelûk.

Opens the Festival (immediately after the opening ceremony on Friday, 6 November) the film «Victoria» German film directed by Sebastian Sippera.

The closing film of the Festival, on Saturday 14 November, will tape Deplesena Arnaud's Golden Years (2015). On the same day, at 11.00, French Director will give a master class.