Cyprus Film Days 2013 is ready to kick off with an outstanding programme for yet another year, starting with its official opening this Friday, 19th April 2013 with simultaneous screenings in Limassol and in Nicosia. The Festival will premiere with the screening of the Cypriot film, 'Block 12', by Kyriacos Tofarides, which will have its world premiere at the Rialto Theatre. The film delivers a unique viewpoint on the issue of the natural resources of Cyprus, a family drama set against the background a country on the verge of an escalating economic crisis.

Meanwhile, the film 'Βeasts of the Southern Wild', which was nominated for 4 Academy Awards, will be screened at Zena Palace Cinema in Nicosia. Benh Zeitlin's directorial debut won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival 2012 and the Golden Camera at Cannes Film Festival the same year.
Both screenings will start at 8p.m., while in Limassol, at 7.30p.m., the Limassol Municipal Philarmonic Orchestra will mark the official opening of the Festival with music soundtracks from the Greek and world cinema, conducted by Thanassis Athanassiou.

An opening party will follow the screening in Limassol, with the band Wanderlust performing exclusive music tracks with indie/ alternative sounds, and remixes from favourite groups (Cure, Coldplay, Puressense and more) at Art Studio 55.
The full, detailed programme of the festival is available at For more info and for the detailed screenings' programme please call 77 77 77 45 and 77 77 25 52, or find us on Facebook.

Additional Information:
-All films will be screened in their original language, and will be subtitled both in greek and in english.
- The entrance will be free to all afternoon and late midnight screenings
- €6 day card
- €25 general entry card (for all festival screenings)
- Free entrance for students upon display of student card and AmeA cardholders
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