TIFF 2014 / Euronews: Despite budget cuts, Thessaloniki film festival a success

Fourteen contenders are vying for the top prize at this year’s Thessaloniki Film Festival, the most important cinema event in Greece.

To mark the 100th anniversary of Greek cinema, the public has been invited to select a number of its own movie favourites that will be screened as part of the 150 films shown this year.

The festival’s director says that despite massive budget cuts, they have reason to celebrate.

“Our goal with this festival is to keep people informed about the latest …