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Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival is held every March.

  1. Modern and Contemporary era (1912 - )

    1999 It started on the initiative of Dimitris Eipidis (March 15-21).

    2017 The festival became contending.

    2018 Entered the club of documentary festivals that form the same category of the American academy awards (Oscars).

  2. Ottoman era (1453- 1912)

  3. Byzantine era (331 AC- 1453)

  4. Roman era (30 BC- 330 AC)

  5. Hellenistic era (322- 31 BC)

  6. Classical era (478-323 BC)

  7. Archaic era (800-479 BC)

  8. Geometric era (-1100- 800 BC)

  9. Prehistory (-1100 BC)

What I can see

It is a world-class festival and consists of 10 sections: international feature-length documentary, international competition “newcomers”, international competition Film Forward, Film Forward out of competition, Top Docis, Special Screenings, Open Horizons, Platform, documentary animation, animation / for children. The main prize is the Golden Alexander and is a “ticket” to the respective category of the American Academy Awards (Oscars). Along with the screenings, the festival includes exhibitions, workshops, round tables, concerts, parties and other events.

What I can't see

The festival is organized by the cultural organization of the Thessaloniki Film Festival. Many personalities from many cinematic documentation trends have participated, such as Barbara Kopple, James Fox and others.


Film Festival Life, (2016), Thessaloniki Documentary Festival,

Last visit 13/11/2020


Thessaloniki Film Festival, (2018), From the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival to the Oscars, ΤΙF

Last visit 13/11/2020


Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, (2020), Αρχική σελίδα, [Main Page], TIF

Last visit 13/11/2020