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Olympia International Film Festival Kicks off tomorrow

It will take place from 1st to 8th December in the cities of Pygros and Amaliada

  • November 30, 2018 09:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
Medium cinema
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The 21st annual Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People will take place from the 1st to the 8th of December in the Greek cities of Pyrgos and Amaliada. This unique event draws enthusiastic filmmakers and film buffs, many of whom are children, from all over the world.

At this year’s festival 76 films from 50 countries will compete in feature fiction, short fiction, animation short and documentary categories. In all, there will be 127 films from Greece, more than 100 films from other European countries and 30 films from the rest of the world competing in the festival’s Popular Film section.

Olympia International Film Festival Kicks off tomorrow

Attendees can screen feature films, documentaries and short fiction live action films. There is even a category for short animation films. The event, is Greece’s largest youth and children’s festival and combines education about moviemaking with entertainment for all who attend. The Festival staff selects films to show during the event that promote intolerance to violence, respect for life, nature and culture.

Source: Greek reporter