Chania Film Festival is an international festival taking place on the island of Crete, at the last week of October every year. A big annual celebration of the 9th Art in the middle of autumn in the beautiful town of Chania.
An organization that quickly became an institution with international collaborations, with many parallel events, recognition and acceptance. A cinematographic event that aspires to host the best films in the field of cinema, from all around the world. A meeting place for fiction films, documentary and animation films, as well as directors, producers and actors.
During its eleven-day duration (last week of October and first week of November every year), approximately 22.000 viewers (including school audience) attend the screenings and the parallel events, such as workshops, master classes, and exhibitions. The CFF is also active throughout the year, as it produces and presents a number of events, special screenings, educational workshops, film productions etc.
The educational program of the CFF (CFF Edu) aims at providing a complete understanding of the cinematic and the audiovisual language. It has been designed for school teachers and educators.