Amorgos Film Festival - Program 2021


We're happy to announce the program for Amorgos Film Festival 2021. Please consider that changes might occur in the program.

17:30 - Departure from Piraeus port

02:30 Arrival Participants. Welcome drink and snack – Accommodation settlement.

09:00-10:30 Breakfast

10:30 Guidance to “Lalon Idor” Spa.

11:00  Transfer to Tholaria Village, Visit the church and a 500 years old traditional house.

13:00   Lunch at Tholaria

14:00   Return to the hotel
Time for Relaxing with Special discounts and offers for Massages, Yoga, SPA, etc at ”Lalon Idor “ Spa.

15:00 - 17:00  Film Academy for students

17:00 - 18:00 Film Screening

18:00  Opening Ceremony
Welcome speeches by the Mayor, the Vice- Governor of South Aegean district and the organizers.
Lefteris Karaiskos, Giorgos Leontaritis, Irene Giannakopoulos, Konstantinos Moutsinas , Alexander Kammel

"Tourism and COVID 19 in conflict", by Kostas Margaritis , Journalist

Film on Amorgos

"The ancient walls - The elegy of stone in the highlands of Amorgos", by Vivianna Metallinou, Architect, Environmental Historian

Belgrade walk through history & culture

Fighting the sea pollution, a "Big bet - Goal", by Stamatis Grispos, President of Cultural and Environmental Association of Tholaria "Ancient Vigla"

Natural Braga

"My Amorgos, a journey through gastronomy and culture", by Rena Vekri, Writer

Tastes of Al Hasah

21:00 Welcome Dinner at Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant

08:00 - 09:00  Breakfast

09:00  Cultural Activity Excursion to the Byzantine Hozoviotissa Monastery, and Olive press in Katapola

12:30  Lunch

14:30  Return to the hotel

15:00 - 17:00  Film Academy for students

17:00 - 18:00  Film Screening

18:00  Presentations

“Film Commissions, Film Production, and Tourism Development “, by Carlos Sagredas Director, producer of tourist films and documentaries. Director Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival.

Honmono Japan Ninohe

"How can tourism grow through social media?", Chris Torres, Founder & Director - The Tourism Marketing
Vienna Sleeping Beauty - Sunrise

"C. P. CAVAFY | THE CITY (Wherever I Turn My Eyes To) and MAUTHAUSEN: When the War is Over*", Aristarchos Papadaniel, Producer / Animation Director

Elias Cherian- Soul of Kumarakom

"Wow Tapes: A visual journey into a more effective narrative", Giussepe Lombardi, Film Director at Wow Tapes Italy

Hauts-de-France: European Region of Gastronomy

“Travel Video and Video marketing will save the Tourism Industry” by Santi Valldeperez, Filmmaker, Tourism Marketing specialist and Director of Terres Travel Festival

20:30  Dinner at Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant

08:00 - 09:00    Breakfast

09:00  Cultural Activity, Visit Chora (Cultural and Archaeological museum) and the Hellenistic tower in South Amorgos

12:30  Lunch

15:00  Return to the Hotel

16:00 - 17:30  Film Academy for Students

17:30 - 18:30  Film Screening

18:30  Award Ceremony

21:00  Gala Dinner at Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant

23:00  After party

08:30 - 10:00     Breakfast

10:00  Hiking and cleaning of the paths - Walk from Tholaria to Laggada Village

13:30  Lunch at Mama's Restaurant by Lakki

15:00 - 17:00     Film Academy for students

Panel Discussion: ‘’How did Covid19 affect the film industry in Greece? Is there hope and potential for filmmaking in the country?” by the following:

  • Kostas Moutsinas (Hercules Film Fund - 1821 Media)
  • Kostas Karydas (Director, Writer, Editor, Visual Effects)
  • Kostas Skiftas (Film Director)
  • Andreas Labropoulos (Film Director)
  • Bill Kyrou (Narrative Storytelling)

06:00     Breakfast

06:30     Departure for the port of Aegiali

06:50     Departure from Aegiali by Blue Star Ferry to Piraeus port in Athens

15:15     Arrival in Piraeus port Athens