In the heart of Athens, there is another city. A hidden city. Α city living for almost a century and more under the artificial light of neon. It is the labyrinth of arcades.
Athanitis studied cinema and architecture and is a member of the European Film Academy. His film “Invisible”(2016) gained 15 awards in more than 40 festivals. His debut film “Addio Berlin”(1994) gained Jury’s Prize and Critics Mention at Thessaloniki IFF for “innovating Greek cinema”, while his second feature “No Sympathy for the Devil” was nominated for Golden Alexander and gained the Best Actress Award in TIFF. “2000+1 Shots” was selected by B. Mousoulis among the 10 best films for 2001 in cine bible’ Senses of Cinema’. “Three Days Happiness” gained 4 awards, showing at more than 20 festivals.
- 2020, Peloponnese IDFF
- 2020, Thessaloniki IDFF
- 2020, Ierapetra IDFF – Third Award for Best Documentary, Best Photography
- 2020, Athens IDFF
- 2020, No Borders IDFF
- 2019, Docfest Halkis, Premier Award