4 Swedish films and 4 directors; at 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is the leading film festival of South Eastern Europe, the presentation platform for the year's Greek productions, and the primary and oldest festival in the Balkans for the creations of emerging film makers from all over the world.

From the 1960 that was founded it became international in 1992, including a Competition
Section for feature length films by emerging directors presenting their first or second film.

Swedish film has had a presence at the festival many times in the past and this year we are happy to announce that four Swedish films will be screened, one European premiere and part of international competition and one being part of the Youth Screen section.

The screenings of the Swedish films are supported by the Swedish Embassy.

Time, Place, Title

Friday, November 6, 2015
19:30, Pavlos Zannas theater: “The here after”, Magnus von Horn.


Sunday, November 8, 2015
11:00, Olympion theater: “My skinny sister”, Sanna Lenken (part of Youth Screen section).

19.30, Pavlos Zannas theater: ”Drifters”, Peter Grönlund

Monday, November 9, 2015
14:30, Pavlos Zannas: “Drifters”, Peter Grönlund.

Friday, November 13, 2015
18:00, Olympion theater: “White people”, Lisa Aschan, European premiere and International Competition

Saturday, November 14, 2015
13:00 Tonia Marketaki theater (Warehouse D, Port): “The here after”, Magnus von Horn

14:45 Frida Liappa theater (Warehouse D, Port): “White People, Lisa Aschan”

Sunday, November 15, 2015

15:00, Tonia Marketaki theater (Warehouse D, Port): “Drifters”, Peter Grönlund.


We are also glad to announce that two directors will attend the film festival. The director
of “Drifters”, Peter Grönlund and the director of “White People”, Lisa Aschan participating in the international competition part as well.

For other screening details please visit the TIFF website.

The relationship between the Festival and Swedish cinema is a well-established tradition that has become very fruitful over the years and for those interested in reading more about Swedish film history and production please visit the Swedish film institute website.



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