Tributes and Themed and Special Screenings

One of the key aims of the festival is to raise awareness about the cinematic medium as a form of artistic expression. Therefore, through tributes and themed screenings we invite local audiences to discover or revisit the work of critically acclaimed directors and experience iconic, infamous and ground-breaking films from a new perspective.
Past Tributes, Themed or Special Screenings include: Pablo Larraín tribute, Kawase/Szumowska/Hansen-Løve tribute, Hal Hartley tribute, The Other Cinema of the Fantastic, Mania Akbari tribute, Harris Savides tribute, Wen Jiang tribute, Bang, Bang, Bang: Vendetta Cinema From Around the World, Comic Art in Motion, Cinema Speaks, Ramin Bahrani tribute, Michael Cacoyiannis tribute, Jacques Tati Tribute, Re-Possessed (themed program dedicated to the topic of possession in contemporary world cinema curated by Dr. Markos Hadjioannou and Loizos Olympios), Scary Sunday (REC 1 and 2, Thirst, και Screening of the Digitally Restored horror masterpiece Suspiria, and of the making of documentary of the same film by Xavier Medik), Abderrahmane Sissako tribute, Hayo Miyazaki tribute.