Following five successful events at the Alexandrio Conference Center in the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2022, this year’s festival will take place for the sixth time in Loutraki, marking the beginning of the summer season with a rich cinematic experience. The 6th “BRIDGES” Loutraki International Film Festival will be held from June 12 to June 16 at the open-air cinemas Electra and Galaxias, and on July 25-26 at the Beau Rivage Municipal Center in Loutraki.
Henceforth, the Loutraki International Film Festival “BRIDGES” is included in the map of international film festivals and will be held at the beginning of summer in Loutraki, in June, right after the significant Cannes Film Festival in May.
This year’s program includes screenings of 3 winning films at BRIDGES Int’l Film Festival as well as 65 short and feature films of recent production in various categories, including Greek and world cinema, children’s films, animations, and documentaries. Notably, directors will be present for discussions with the audience following the screenings of their films.

Dates and Venues:

  • June 12-16: Galaxias & Electra outdoor Cinemas
  • July 25-26: Beau Rivage Municipal Center

Free Admission for the Public.  The non Greek speaking films will be screened with Greek subtitles. The program can be found here.

Parallel events:

12-16/6/24 at Ilektra cinema: Art Installation by members of The Art and Literature Association “Alkionides.”

25-26/7/24 at Beau Rivage: 

  • Exhibition of creations and artcrafts by the members of the Women’s Association of Agioi Theodoroi-Loutraki-Perachora 
  • a segment of the Revival Exhibition “A Gaze of Honor” by the Experience Perachora.

Our Goals:

  • Promote the Multidisciplinary Loutraki International Film Festival “BRIDGES” to attract new tourist flows to Loutraki and educate the local audience on entertainment through cinema, showcasing recent works by Greek filmmakers alongside promoting local productions and businesses.
  • Benefits of the Annual Festival:
    • Touristic Promotion: The international event will position Loutraki as a new cinematic travel destination with concurrent cultural events aimed at boosting domestic tourism.
    • Economic Growth: Increased tourist traffic due to the festival will positively impact the local economy, enhancing revenue for businesses and professionals in hospitality, accommodation, and commerce.
    • Cultural Promotion: Hosting cultural events enhances the visibility of local cultural heritage and arts, creating a significant annual gathering for Greek and international filmmakers, writers, artists, cinephiles, the local community, and other cultural institutions over a week.
    • Community Enhancement: The collaboration of the Loutraki International Film Festival “BRIDGES” with local organizations and associations offers residents the opportunity to enjoy quality cultural experiences and develop a sense of solidarity and cohesion.
    • City Branding: Hosting the Peloponnese International Film Festival “BRIDGES” repeatedly in Loutraki establishes the city as a regional cultural and educational center with the best possible exposure both nationally and internationally.

The organization of the Peloponnisos International Film Festival BRIDGES in three cities, Loutraki, Corinth, and Nafplio, is carried out by film professionals voluntarily and the Non-Profit Cultural Organization CineArt, based in Corinthia.
The BRIDGES Film Festival organization in Loutraki is supported by the Dritsas brothers, the Hellenic Film Center, the Municipality of Loutraki-Perachora-Agioi Theodoroi, and is under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture.