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Olympia International Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary!


Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People celebrates 20 years with screenings of award-winning films all around Greece.

It’s been twenty full years since the foundation of Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, and with that anniversary in mind the Festival organizes free open-air film screenings all around Greece, in collaboration with municipalities, film clubs and other cultural organizations. The screenings are held between June 15 and September 15, 2017 and it will be open during summer for any interested organization.

The films offered for free are part of the Neaniko Plano (Youth Plan) film catalog, which includes all kinds of (fiction, animation, documentary) and most of them have won awards in Olympia Festival or other international festivals. The films combine high aesthetic quality with entertainment and edutainment and are addressed to families. They come from many different countries and film schools and observe a wide spectrum of modern social issues through the eyes of children and young people.

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2017 Camera Zizanio Submissions Now Open

Dear Friends,

We are glad to announce the opening of the selection for the competitive sections of the 17th edition of Camera Zizanio that will be held from December 2 to December 9, 2017 in Pyrgos Greece.

The festival presents three competitive sections:

  • International Competition
  • European Competition
  • Greek Competition

Please note the deadline: October 10, 2017
The entry is free.

Submit your film (for European an International sections)

You can submit your film online through FilmFreeway

Feel free to contact the festival’s office for any question:


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Do you know which is the longest multinational film workshop in Europe and undoubtedly the most significant one regarding the participants and also the number of films that are produced?

It is none other than Mythos Project that takes place every year in the frames of Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People and Camera Zizanio. Read more of this post

Olympia Festival, 20th anniversary!


Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People is celebrating its 20th anniversary this December.

We’re still in the planning stages, so stay tuned for more info!


On Saturday night, the Deputy Head of the Western Greece Prefecture, Mr Giorgos Georgiopoulos, declared the start of the 19th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in an amazingly crowded theater. The leading roles for the night were in the responsibility of some “ex-Zizania” of the Olympia Festival; meaning children that had been “recruited” to the festival by making their own films for Camera Zizanio – some of them at the very beginning, 19 years ago.

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