International Competition
Best Full-length Feature Film Award – Golden Alexander “Theo Angelopoulos” (Golden Alexander – 8000 euros)
Special Jury Award (Silver Alexander)
Special Jury Award for Best Director (Bronze Alexander)
Best Actor & Actress Awards, Best Artistic Achievement or Screenplay Award

Virtual Reality
Best Film Award (3000 euros – kindly sponsored by Film Center Serbia)

Independent Awards
Two FIPRESCI Awards, one for Best Greek film and one for Best International film, will be presented again this year by the International Federation of Film Critics. The committee, consisting of distinguished film critics, only considers films having their Greek premiere at the Festival.

“Human Values Award” of the Hellenic Parliament

The television station of the Hellenic Parliament (Hellenic Parliament TV) presents its “Human Values” award to an International Competition section film.

“New Film Narratives”
For the first time in the history of the Festival, the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ΕRT S.A.) will give the “New Film Narratives” award in one movie from the “First Run” program of the Greek Film Festival. The award’s monetary value is 3000 euros.

Greek Film Centre (5000 euros)

Youth Jury Awards
The Youth Jury Award comprises students of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Macedonia and will present the Best Film Award and the Special Jury Award. Eligible for these awards are Greek films having their premiere at the Greek Film Festival.

Pan-Hellenic Film Critics Association’ Awards (awarded by the General Assembly of the members )

Fischer Audience Awards
Fischer, the official sponsor of the Festival’s Audience Awards for the last decade, will give three separate prizes to films that have their first public screening at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, in the International Competition program, the Balkan Survey program, and the Open Horizons program respectively. In addition, Fischer will give the Michalis Cacoyannis to the Greek film that will gather the most viewer votes.

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