Summer is well and truly here – and most of us are getting ready for our summer getaways. While you are preparing your holiday schedule, we recommend the best film festivals throughout Greece – not only to enjoy films under the summer sky, but also to delve into the seventh art through special workshops and events for young and old. big ones.

So discover with us the following events, which combine the magic of cinema with the amazing atmosphere of summer.

  • Santorini Film Festival: Santorini, July 13-14

Two enchanting days await those who visit Santorini these days with the SFF film festival returning for the 6th consecutive year, in spaces inextricably linked to the cultural heritage of the island. On the second day of the festival, visitors will have the opportunity to watch the screening and competition of short films by up-and-coming Greek and foreign filmmakers, such as Antonis Kitsikis and Alexandros Rellos, at the historic summer Cine Kamari.

For more information and the detailed program see here.
Tickets: €7
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  • Athens Open Air Film Festival: Athens, From July 14 to September 5

Athens Open Air Film Festival

Of course, the Athens summer festival could not be missing from the list, with screenings in the heart of the city for the entire summer season. The biggest film festival, the Athens Open Air Film Festival, returned for the 13th year with a rich and enjoyable program, in favorite and new destinations in the city of Athens but also in beautiful islands of the Aegean!

  • Cinema in the squares: Olympia Film Festival, Ilia, July 15-August 28

Olympia Film Festival

The Olympia festival returns for the 1st year in a row, offering children from remote areas and their families the opportunity to watch quality films from modern Greek and European cinema for free on the big screen, and on the one hand to pay tribute to the itinerant filmmakers of the past. With free screenings of quality films from modern Greek and European cinema, in forty “remote” villages of Ilia, the program of the Olympia Film Festival for Children and Youth, “Cinema in the Squares”, returns this summer.