The syllabus of 9 was announced todayTh Chania Film Festival / Chania Film Festival, which will be held by Wednesday 20 to Saturday 30 October 2021, at Cultural Center of Chania and online through the www
The programme of the films, as well as the parallel actions, was posted on the festival’s website at the following address:
where you can also find the festival’s catalogue in electronic form
the official trailer of #
9 with the signature of the creative team of
In the special situation we share, the
Chania Film Festival invites his friends, for another year, to share unique experiences. A rich program with fiction and documentaries, short and feature films and animation are part of it. Reports
, publications, parties and many other activities.
Special screenings, tributes and a rich list of films and workshops for the Educational Community.
A rich program that the friends of the Festival can attend at the beloved Cultural Center of Chania, daily from early afternoon until late at night. With the actors of the films being with us to share thoughts and impressions.
At the same time, part of the program will be available throughout Greece online – in a protected environment – at
At the same time, unique workshops and
will be implemented in a natural environment for the friends of Cinema, Culture and Education.
Every day, the pulse of the Chania Film Festival will be transferred through
, which once again will broadcast – on
and online –
. from the
in the exterior area of the Cultural Center of Chania. Guests and spectators will pass through the radio, carrying experiences and impressions.
radio constitutes a joint action with the Network 91,5 fm. Also, through his channel 9th CFF at youtube, there will be a daily, special, live broadcast, which will give the pulse of the Festival with presentations, discussions and many surprises.
In its 9th edition, the Chania Film Festival awards “audience awards”
which fisher adopts and supports
Chania Film Festival is planned and redefined based on the health protocols in place to protect against the spread of
The Cultural Center of Chania has been characterized as a “mixed space”, so the corresponding measures and the relevant restrictions apply.
The festival’s activities have no financial obligation for the participants.
For all actions (screenings and workshops) it is mandatory to reserve a seat -FREE of charge- through the system of electronic forms that exist on the
The use of a mask is mandatory, while upon the entrance of the participants in the festival premises, the relevant certificates of vaccination, disease, self
should be presented. as provided for on a case-by-case basis. It is likely that there will be a temperature measurement.
All participants in the 9
Chania International Film Festival,
among other things, they will live unique experiences with:
Chania Film Festival
, honoring the Memory of
, chooses to premiere with an emblematic collaboration, which created one of the most important films of Greek cinema. The
, based on the book of the same name by
and music by
The screening takes place in collaboration with the
Greek Film Academy
and is part of the synergy between the two institutions, within the framework of the program “
CHORA, SE SEEO”,
which will be hosted in Crete by the Chania Film Festival.
CHORA, SE SEEO”
is a program for the preservation, digitization, screening and study of films from the rich heritage of Greek cinema of the 20th century, in the context of the Celebration of the 200 years since the Greek Revolution.
The promotion is supported by the
Pancretan Association of Friends of Mikis Theodorakis.
Chania International Film Festival you can see dozens of films in the central and parallel programs.
Fiction and Documentary films that captivate, such as …
Music and Musicians
Movies for Children and Young People & for those who are close to young people
Find out about the movies at
Continuing the tradition of recent years, the 9th Chania International Film Festival invites its friends to live the experience of the midnight screening.
Our appointment is his midnight Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Cultural Center of Chania. This year’s film his masterpiece Krzysztof Kislowski, “The double life of Veronica” / La douple vie de
The screening starts at 23:59.A unique experience
always with the support of
“Playing with Fire” /
by Anneta Papathanasiou.
Women actors in Afghanistan who have the audacity to get involved in the Theatre, are treated with harsh criticism, social disapproval, and even receive threats for their lives and their families.
“Unraveling the Skein. 47 years later.”
The Primary School of Pazinos in Chania and the Primary School of Deryneia B’, in a joint Film – Educational Activity, present a short documentary about the invasion of Cyprus, with unique testimonies of people who experienced the events.
“The next day – 10 years of KETHEA ARIADNE in Chania” /
KETHEA ARIADNI in
Section “Historical Memory”
History – in its various manifestations – is a backbone in the Festival’s program.
of the relevant section, among others, the following films will be screened on #
“Spetses ́21: At the Crossroads of History”
the Crossroads of
“The history of the Popular Sanatorium of Asvestochori”
History of thw Folk
“The Heavens of Macedonia On Fire – On the Wings of World War I”
of the Great
. Stories about the first airmen of the warring sides.
Physician and the Prince» / The Doctor and the Prince, his Michael Krause. The German Red in the Third Reich.
. Testimonies of great events from Rethymno.
“Marika why should you be afraid!”,
“Flowers That Withered Early. Kakopetros 28 August 1944”,
Screenings in Collaboration
The Chania Film Festival, believing firmly in collaborations and synergies, also hosts in the program of its last years five film sections from other festivals and organizations:
Selected films by the students of the
Selected films by students of the Czech Famu School
, in collaboration with the Czech Centre at Athens.
Student films of recent years, from the
of the Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Youth.
Films of the student competition,
cinema did you read?
A selection of films from the International Very Short Film Festival, Trè
And of course, many more films…
Discussions and Co-Speeches
for the Educational Community, in collaboration with the
Network of Cooperative Schools of Chania
for the Arts and Society. An experiential action organized for the third year by the Chania Film Festival, with music, photography, cinema and dance as the background.
Presentation of the book
“The olive tree and the linden”
Discussion on the topic,
“Speech and Radio. The reason on the Radio.”
action “Outside the Walls”
Guests and collaborators of the Festival visit for actions the schools of the hinterland of Chania…
The Radio … go to the Movies!
For yet another year in collaboration with network
The radio producers of
in a special daily broadcast, discuss with friends and guests of the Festival and take us on a radio journey to the
organization. We create the CFF
and a daily radio show gives the pulse on
, but also on the internet.
Exhibitions / Facilities
Seven Exhibitions and Installations are home to the 9
Chania International Film Festival.
For yet another year we meet the
Club of Greek Cartoonists
. This year, the Exhibition entitled,
“I AM IN FAITH”
, sketch exhibition against gender-based violence and patriarchy.
Special installation of minimum honor and remembrance for
, Edited by
Forms of Freedom
. Interactive Augmented Reality Exhibition, on the occasion of the
200 Years since the Greek Revolution
, collaboration with the
University of West Attica.
12 Worlds. Illustrators of Contemporary Czech Children’s Books. Cooperation with the
Czech Center of Athens
“Chania in the paths of the centuries”.
Exhibition of augmented reality works of the students of the 2nd
High School of Chania.
80 Years since the Battle of Crete.
Digital exhibition, in collaboration with the Municipality of Platanias.
Edited by Lefteris Lambrakis.
Tell me a story. Stories with cassette tapes! Audiovisual Installation with favorite stories. Cause… a cassette!
Continuing its publishing program, the Chania International Film Festival presents its new books.
“Z / Vassilikos, Gavras, Theodorakis”.
Special edition on the occasion of the festival’s premiere film, curated by Lefteris Lambrakis
“With the amaranth of victory stefanos. From the dusty trunk of Irene Kalfaki…” Letters from the Front of the 40s. Assiduity Lefteris Lambrakis.
“The diary of a Soldier.
From rodopos to the front”.
The march from Crete to the Albanian Front and the return to the island of the soldier Emmanuel Mylonakis
, as he himself recorded it. Assiduity Lefteris Lambrakis.
Film Education. Art, Culture and Pedagogy, by
– Publications –
Ten specially designed
await the festival’s friends.
Also, the festival’s program includes
book presentations, discussions, special editions, parties, flavors…
The Educational Activities of the Chania International Film Festival
For students and teachers of schools in Crete, the Festival has a rich program of screenings and workshops adapted to the particular epidemiological conditions.
13 special screenings
include the programme, as well as
on audiovisual themes.
, film creation, radio, theatrical play,
These and many more make up
Festival of Cinema in Crete,
the experience offered by the 9
Chania Film Festival
/ Chania Film Festival.
We are waiting for you!!!
Chania Film Festival and its Educational Programs
are under the auspices of the Ministries:
Culture and Sports
Education and Religious Affairs
Greek National Tourism Organization
They are supported by:
the Hellenic Parliament
They are supported by:
The Representation of
The Greek National Tourism Organization
The National Centre for Audiovisual Media and Communication
The Greek Film Center
the following shall be designed and implemented:
Cultural Society of Crete
are co-organized by:
Region of Crete
Regional Unit of Chania
Cultural Center of Chania
Municipalities of Chania
of the CFSP-KAM
They are carried out with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
CFF9 Audience Awards are sponsored by Fisher
Sponsor #CFF9 COSMOTE
have the synergy of the most important actors
All the activities of the Chania Film Festival are free of charge and
access to people with disabilities is ensured.
Chania Film Festival / Chania Film Festival (CFF)
20 – 30 October 2021, at the Cultural Center of Chania
and online at
Thank you for your Cooperation!!!
The Press Office of the 9th
Chania Film Festival / Chania Film Festival (CFF)