6th Loutraki International Film Festival "BRIDGES"

Wednesday, 12 June, 2024 - 15:00 to Friday, 26 July, 2024 - 20:00
from June 12 to June 16 at the open-air cinemas Electra and Galaxias, and on July 25-26 at the Beau Rivage Municipal Center in Loutraki

Following five successful events at the Alexandrio Conference Center in the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2022, this year's festival will take place for the sixth time in Loutraki, marking the beginning of the summer season with a rich cinematic experience. The 6th Loutraki International Film Festival "BRIDGES" will be held from June 12 to June 16 at the open-air cinemas Electra and Galaxias, and on July 25-26 at the Beau Rivage Municipal Center in Loutraki.
Henceforth, the Loutraki International Film Festival "BRIDGES" is included in the map of international film festivals and will be held at the beginning of summer in Loutraki, right after the significant Cannes Film Festival in May.
This year's program includes screenings of short and feature films of recent production in various categories, including Greek and world cinema, children's films, animations, and documentaries. Notably, directors will be present for discussions with the audience following the screenings of their films. Additionally, there will be an Art Installation exhibition in the outdoor foyer of the cinemas and at Beau Rivage.
Dates and Venues:
•    June 12-16: Galaxias & Electra outdoor Cinemas
•    July 25-26: Beau Rivage Municipal Center

Free Admission for the Public.
Our Goals:
•    Promote the Multidisciplinary Loutraki International Film Festival "BRIDGES" to attract new tourist flows to Loutraki and educate the local audience on entertainment through cinema, showcasing recent works by Greek filmmakers alongside promoting local productions and businesses.
•    Benefits of the Annual Festival:
•    Touristic Promotion: The international event will position Loutraki as a new cinematic travel destination with concurrent cultural events aimed at boosting domestic tourism.
•    Economic Growth: Increased tourist traffic due to the festival will positively impact the local economy, enhancing revenue for businesses and professionals in hospitality, accommodation, and commerce.
•    Cultural Promotion: Hosting cultural events enhances the visibility of local cultural heritage and arts, creating a significant annual gathering for Greek and international filmmakers, writers, artists, cinephiles, the local community, and other cultural institutions over a week.
•    Community Enhancement: The collaboration of the Loutraki International Film Festival "BRIDGES" with local organizations and associations offers residents the opportunity to enjoy quality cultural experiences and develop a sense of solidarity and cohesion.
•    City Branding: Hosting the Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES" repeatedly in Loutraki establishes the city as a regional cultural and educational center with the best possible exposure both nationally and internationally.
The Loutraki International Film Festival "BRIDGES" is organized by the Non-Profit Cultural Organization CineArt, based in Corinthia since 2018, with the support of Alkiviadis and Efthimios Dritsas, the Municipality of Loutraki Perachora Agioi Theodoroi, and under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.
 

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