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Thessaloniki Film Festival honours one hundred years of Greek cinema

Thessaloniki plays host to this year's 55th International Film Festival.
Thessaloniki plays host to this year’s 55th International Film Festival. Image by popturf.com / CC BY 2.0

Thessaloniki is hosting the 55th International Film Festival from 31 October to 9 November. This year the focus is on celebrating the 100th anniversary of Greek cinema. Visitors voted to choose Greek films that will be shown as part of the tribute during the festival. There will also be a special program featuring Balkan cinematography, as well as recent independent productions from around the world. Read more: visitgreece.gr