The 11th ATHENS ANIMFEST starts on Thursday, 7th of April and runs until Wednesday, 13th of April, 2016, at the Greek Film Archive. Screenings will also be held in Romantso (11-13 April, 2016) and the Cine Club Vrilissia (9-10 April, 2016). This year preselection juries have selected a large number of animated movies submitted from all over the world, confirming Athens as part of the high quality animation festival association. The program includes competition sections for experimental, student and short animated movies, a tribute and some events.
Tribute - Events
a. PIOTR DUMAŁA
Piotr Dumała, one of the well-known living Polish animator, will attend and present some of his characteristic animation to the Greek audience. The event is supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Athens, and will be held in cooperation with Cine Club Vrilissia and the Greek Federation of Film Societies (OKLE).
b. O! PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS 2015
The presence of Polish animation at this year festival is enriched with the recent anthology short animated movies, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Athens.
c. TWO YOUNG CONTEMPORARY GERMAN ARTISTS
Bianca Kennedy and Felix Kraus present their experimental movies to the Greek audience and share their thoughts with the audience.
d. ISLAND STUDIO
The collection of experimental films was produced by students of the Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly in the framework of a Design Studio assignment on Digital Landscapes.
e. SPECIAL SCREENINGS
01. SEARCH FOR THE SILVERSPEAR by Curt Markham, 59', USA 2015
02. BATTLE OF SURABAYA by Aryanto Yuniawan, 99', Indonesia 2015
In Greek Film Archive (48, Iera Odos) Hours 18:00 - 24:00, T.: 210 36 12 046
In Romantso (3-5, Anaxagoras str.), Hours 20:00 - 24:00, T.: 216 70 03 325
In Cine Club Vrilissia (38-42, Bakoyannis str.) Hours 18:00 - 22:00, T.: 697 43 71 054