Below are just a few of the exciting festival highlights planned:
LAGFF will screen an impressive line-up of over 55 features, shorts and documentaries including several North American premieres and two Academy Award winning shorts.
The fest will host 50 + filmmakers from around the world promising lively Q&As.
Gastronomical sidebar with culinary themed films from Athens Culinary Film Festival with demonstration by world renowned chef Doxi Bekris.
Thursday, June 3, Tribute to iconic director Alexis Damianos with a special screening of his masterpiece EVDOKIA.
Saturday, award-winning producer/director Athina Tsangari ("Chevalier", "Attenberg") will hold a master class on directing.
On Sunday, June 5, following the North American Premiere of Christopher Papakaliatis’ WORLDS APART, the festival will honor the film’s star, Academy Award® winning actor J.K. Simmons among others at its 10th Orpheus Awards hosted by Mena Suvari (American Beauty).