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The program of the 11th Athens Open Air Film Festival

Athens Open Air Film Festival, the most cherished film institution which constitutes for a decade now an integral part of the cultural experience of the citizens and visitors of the capital and is organized by the Athens International Film Festival in collaboration with the City of Athens Cultural, Sport and Youth Organization returns in the mood to transfer the town into a big cinema embrace.

We hereby announce in great joy the program of our 11th edition assuring that all the screening of the Athens Open Air Film Festival will be realized providing a premium audiovisual experience and, of course, strictly complying with the measures for public health protection and social distancing, as required in open-air cinemas.

Entrance is free and will be realized through online reservation of admission passes (please read below the detailed instructions for attending the events).

THE PROGRAM of the 11th Athens Open Air Film Festival

JUNE

Monday, June 14th | 21h15
ANOTHER ROUND by Thomas Vinterberg (2020, 117’) Premiere

City of Athens Technopolis | 100 Pireos Street, Gazi - Entrance off Iakhou Street
Pepper 96.6 radio-station van will welcome the audience with music

Tuesday, June 15th | 21h30
IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE by Wong Kar-wai (2000, 99’) 

City of Athens Technopolis | 100 Pireos Street, Gazi - Entrance off Iakhou Street
Anniversary screening of the 4Κ restored copy which was edited by the director himself 

Thursday, June 24th | 21h30 
A JUDGEMENT IN STONE by Claude Chabrol (1995, 112’)

Nea Panathinea (open-air cinema) | 165 Mavromichali Street, Exarchia
In collaboration with the French Institute of Greece

Saturday, June 26th | 21h30 
TIME OF THE GYPSIES by Emir Kusturica (1988, 140’) 

Plato’s Academy Park | 137 Monastiriou Street, Plato’s Academy

Wednesday, June 30th | 21h30 (DRIVE-IN screening) 
NORTH BY NORTHWEST by Alfred Hitchcock (1959, 136’) 

Lycabettus Theater Courtyard 
Screening with the support of the Embassy of the U.S.A. in Athens

JULY

Saturday, July 3rd | 21h30
THE HEIRESS by William Wyler (1949, 116’) 

Doukissis Plakentias Megaron | Lord Byron Street end-point, Penteli
Screening with the support of the Embassy of the U.S.A. in Athens. Under the auspices of the Penteli Municipality.

Monday, July 5th | 21h15 and 23h00 
SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS (1941, 90’) and THE LADY EVE (1941, 94’) by Preston Sturges

Cine Ekran (open-air cinema) | Zoodochou Pigis Street & Agathiou, Neapoli Exarchia
Double screening back-to-back of two masterpieces by Preston Sturges for the 80-years anniversary since their premiere. With the support of the Embassy of the U.S.A. in Athens

Friday, July 9th | 21h30
THE REASON WHY by Tasos Psarras (1974, 120’)

Greek Film Archive - Lais (open-air cinema) | 48 Iera Odos Street & Megalou Alexandrou, Gazi 
Screening in collaboration with the Hellenic Film Academy in memory of the scenographer - costume designer Ioulia Stavridou

Monday, July 12th | 21h30 
FARGO by Joel and Ethan Coen (1996, 98’)

Cine Flery (open-air cinema) | 5-7 Skipi Street, Kallithea

Wednesday, July 14th | 21h30 
LEON MORIN, PRIEST by Jean-Pierre Melville (1961, 117’) 

Byzantine and Christian Museum | 22 Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens
Anniversary screening for the 60 years since the film’s premiere within the context of France’s National Day, in collaboration with the French Institute of Greece 

Monday, July 19th | 21h30 
THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS by Vittorio De Sica (1970, 94’) 

Cine Riviera (open-air cinema) | 46 Valtetsiou Street, Exarchia
In collaboration with  the Italian Cultural Institute of Athens

Wednesday, July 21st | 21h30 
DO THE RIGHT THING by Spike Lee (1989, 120’)

Petralona Park | Basketball Courtyard Athletic Center, Troon pedestrian precinct, Petralona 
Screening with the support of the Embassy of the U.S.A. in Athens

Thursday, July 29th | 21h30 
THE WAGES OF FEAR by Henri-Georges Clouzot (1953,147’)

Cine AB (open-air cinema) | 36 Theotokopoulou Street, Patisia 
In collaboration with the French Institute of Greece

AUGUST

Friday, August 20th | 21h30 
KLUTE by Alan J. Pakula (1971, 114’)

Cine Trianon (open-air cinema) | 21 Kodrigktonos Street & 101 Patision, Patisia
Anniversary screening for the 50 years since the film’s premiere

Details about the organization, film synopsis and maps for screening locations can be found on the Festival site www.aoaff.gr

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS for audience attendance to the screenings

In order to secure public health protection and a proper flow in the entrance of our viewers to the screenings, we would like to inform you that:

- Entrance in the screening area will be realized only with ADMISSION PASSES by name which the viewers can obtain via online reservation, three days before each screening (reservations will open at noon) on www.aoaff.gr

- Each viewer is allowed ONLY ONE admission pass, so we kindly request you to make sure to arrive on time with your companion in case you wish to be seated together.

The necessary social distance between viewers will be strictly kept.

Enjoy the screenings! 

For more information and continuous updates, stay tuned to the websites cinemagazine.graiff.gr and aoaff.gr as well as the social media pages: Facebook AIFF, Instagram, Twitter.



    Publication date: 2021-06-11 09:57:28

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