The first Athens Fashion Film Festival will present a selection of fashion films and documentary films, which will take place on February 25, 26 and 27 at the Athens ‘Megaron’ Concert Hall (Nikos Skalkotas Hall) and brings together internationally recognised professionals and emerging talents from the fields of cinema, fashion, art and advertising.
The Athens Fashion Film Festival (AthensFFF), organised by Athens Cultural Creatives, aims to offer an innovative perspective to the innovative world of fashion films, to support animation, fashion and communication artists, and to transfer to the Greek and international audiences the latest trends in cinema, fashion and art.
Founder and artistic director of the institution is the Greek-Italian producer and director Nicole Alexandropoulou. The nine-member International Jury of the Competition Section so far is composed of Thodoris Koutsogiannopoulos (film critic), Valerio Cappelli (Corriere della Sera culture columnist), Dario Nardella (mayor of the city of Florence), and Orsola de Castro (founder of “Fashion Revolution” in London).
The programme of the newly established festival includes, among other things, actions from the Milano Fashion Film Festival, projections, presentations and a round table with Constanza Cavalli-Etro (founder of the Milano Fashion Film Festival) and Orsola de Castro (founder of Fashion Revolution), as well as the presentation of the book “Firenze. Fashion Atlas ” by Maria Luisa Frisa (curator and fashion critic).
The Athens Fashion Film Festival is under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, the City of Athens, the Italian Embassy, the Municipality of Florence and the Hellenic-Italian Chamber of Athens.