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1. Athens, Greece – 22,23,24 January 2016 (3 Days)                     Download the 3 -day event’s program!

Host organisation: altcine

altcine presents The 5C Project on 22, 23 & 24 January in Athens, Greece. A European film literacy travelling program, bringing a series of cultural and educational activities to four countries with low audiovisual production capacity, in company of great feature and short films, five young critics and film experts.


Friday, 22 January 2016

11:00 – 13:30 Masterclass on “Film Criticism” with the acclaimed French film critic Jean-Michel Frodon, Institut Francais d’Athenes, open event, registration required.
A presentation by the acclaimed French film critic and former Editor in Chief of Cahiers du Cinéma, Jean-Michel Frodon, on the power of writing film critique, and its abuse.

16:00 – 18:00 Masterclass with the Greek D.O.P Olympia Mytilinaiou (GSC), Booze Cooperativa, limited places available, registration required.
A presentation by the Greek Director of Photography of multi-awarded feature films, Olympia Mytilinaiou (GSC), on the creative use of light as a dramaturgical element in film.

20:00 – 23:00 Presentation of “The 5C Project” and screening of the multi-awarded Croatian feature film A Wonderful Night In Split/Ta Divna Splitska Noć by Arsen Anton Ostojić followed by a Q&A session with the editor of the film Dubravko Slunjski, Greek Film Archive, open and free to the public

23:00 Opening party of the 3-days event at Booze Cooperativa


Saturday, 23 January 2016

10:00 – 13:00 Closed Workshop with French film critic Jean-Michel Frodon for the five critics, altcine.
Discussion around the selection of short films from the Balkans participating at this year’s edition of altcineAction! online film festival for the 5C project.

20:00 – 24:00 Introduction of “The 5C Project” five winners and altcineAction film selection screening followed by a Q&A, Greek Film Archives, open and free to the public.
A short film selection from the 4th edition of altcineAction! Online Film Festival, curated by the winners of the 5C Project in collaboration with Jean-Michel Frodon. Followed by a Q&A and debate with the five young critics.


Sunday, 24 January 2016

11:30 – 13:30 Open discussion on the city, culture and cinema, Polis Art Café, open and free to the public.
An open dialogue between the 5 ambassadors, Maria Komninos (Director of the Greek Film Archive), Dimitris Kerkinos (Director of Balkan Survey of Thessaloniki FF), Jean-Michel Frodon, a team of film scholars and film industry professionals from the Balkans and the Athenian public, on representations of cities and local cultural identities on the celluloid screen.

16:00 – 18:00 Closed Workshop with the Greek Director of Photography Olympia Mytilinaiou (GSC) for the five critics, Novus Hotel.
Discussion on the use of cinematography in short films from the Balkans, participating at this year’s edition of altcineAction! online film festival.

20:00 – 22:00 altcineAction! Awards Ceremony, Greek Film Archive, open and free to the public
The 4th edition of altcineAction! Awards Ceremony in the presence of the “Best Critic Award” Jury members and the five winners of the 5C Project.

22:00 – 24:00 Closing Cocktail


1a. End of January – April 2016 online

The five young participants will create a blog, with the help of the organisers, a Facebook page and Instagram accounts, where they will upload texts and audio-visual content (e.g. Frodon’s and Mytilinaiou’s workshops and/or their own creations) and invite other young audience members and participants from Athens, to contribute with texts, videos and discussions. Any Internet surfer can leave comments, start a discussion and participate in several ways. During this period, they will be mentored by Ana Grgic and Marian Tutui via Skype (one session per person).