June 1-3. Screening hours:17:00 – 23:00
OLYMPION cinema, Pavlos Zannas screening room, Thessaloniki
The programme is rich in film experiences with 35 short-films of Greek film makers, 3 screenings of long-length films from Greek film-makers with discussions following and other parallel events. At the Closing Ceremony two awards will be given: The "Select Respect" award for a film chosen by the organizations participating in the network and the "Tzanetos Antypas" award in memory of the human rights activist and founder of PRAKSIS. Moreover, the Opening Ceremony will be the launch of the Select Respect Campaign aiming at the sensitization of the public in the all the more increasing incidents of racist violence, in the framework of which a number of activities will take place until the end of 2018.
The Festival is organised by fourteen (14) NGOs and other entities active in the protection of human rights, the combatting of discrimination and the respect for diversity who came together in founding the Select Respect Network as a common platform to intensify their actions through cooperation and synergies. The organizations are ANTIGONE - Information and Documentation Center on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non-Violence, Addart, ARSIS - Association for the Social Support of Youth, Dialogos, the Hellenic League for Human and Citizens' Rights, the Greek Council for Refugees, the Heinrich Boell Foundation - Office Thessaloniki Greece, The Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki, The Transgender Association, The Pharos of the World, PRAKSIS, Symbiosis, Terre des Hommes and the Thessaloniki Pride.
The programm is available in Greek here
For more information:
Contact person: Thodoris Diamantopoulos
Tel: 2310/556-145 and 6992337813