9th Chania Film Festival – The Awards

With the Award of Awards and Commemorative Diplomas, the 9th edition ofthe Chania International Film Festival was completed. The award ceremony took place on Friday, October 29, 2021, at the Cultural Center of Chania, in an atmosphere of enthusiasm.

Specifically, Fisher

Audience Awards were given in the following categories:

  • Greek Feature Documentary, which was won by Stavros Psyllakis for his film, “Debt”.

  • Greek Short Fiction Film, won in half by Aphrodite Katerinopoulou for her film “Postcard from Elliniko” and Michalis Mathioudakis for his film “At the Airport”.
  • Greek Short Documentary, which was won by Christos Karteris for his film, “Theo, my neighbor”.
  • Animation, which was awarded by the film “In Plaster”, by Akis Melachri and Alexandros – Romanos Lizardos.
  • International Short Film Production, won by


    for his film,


The following prizes were also awarded:

“#ThisisEU – European values”
, to
Dimitra Kouzi
for her film,
“Passage to Europe”
by the Representation of the European Commission in Greece, supporter of the Chania Film Festival.

Educational Creation “Walter Lasseli” 2021, by EKOME, given in half to the Second Chance School of Chania for the documentary film, Never tell you “It’s late” and at the Primary School of Emprosneros Apokoronas, for the documentary film “One school, two worlds”.

Finally, Special Creative Praises were given to all schools that participated in the creation of films, within the framework of the Educational Programs of the Chania Film Festival, during the school year 2020-2021.