Under the patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou

12th International Archaeological Film Festival

20 – 26 May 2024

The submissions to the 12th International Archaeological Film Festival closed on December 29th, 2023.

We have received more than 1200 films from 100 different countries, which will be evaluated by the Selection Committee in order to select those that will be screened at the Competitive Section of the Festival at the Greek Film Archive, 20-25 May 2024.
The Awards Ceremony will be hosted at the OLYMPIA , Municipal Musical Theater “Maria Callas”, on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

The members of the AGON 2024 Selection Committee are the following (in alphabetical order):

-ㅤ Dr Anastasia Gadolou, general director of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, archaeologist
-ㅤ Peggy Lagiou, producer
-ㅤ George Mouzakitis, film director, producer
-ㅤ Georgia Salampassi, film director
-ㅤ Zeta Xekalaki, archaeologist, member of the editorial team of the Archaeology and Arts magazine

The decision of the Selection Committee will be announced by February.

The 12th International Archaeological Film Festival – AGON 2024 is held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture, with the support of the Greek National Tourism Organisation,  the Region of Attica and the Municipality of Athens, in collaboration with the Archaeology and Arts magazine and with the support of the Acropolis Museum.

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NAACHTUN, THE FORGOTTEN MAYA CITY

In Mayan history, there were two celebrated cities locked in perennial conflict, Tikal and Calakmul.…

A GIGANTIC JIGSAW PUZZLE: THE EPICUREAN INSCRIPTION OF DIOGENES OF OINOANDA

The Ancient City of Oinoanda, close to Fethiye, hosts presumably the largest philosophical inscription of…
2016

SAVING MES AYNAK

An archaeologist races against time to save a 2.000-year-old Buddhist archaeological site in Afghanistan threatened…
WHEN HOMO SAPIENS WAS CREATING MOVIES
STOLEN WARRIORS
TRACING THE DISCOVERY OF THE TEMPLE OF AMENOPHIS III
SS ARDENA: THE UNDERWATER GRAVE OF THE ITALIAN ACQUI DIVISION
THE RESTORATION OF THE ACROPOLIS MONUMENTS. Snapshots from the project (2011-2013)
THE MYSTERIOUS STONES OF HAKKARI