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Screening event of the Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award, in Athens

Balkans Beyond Borders in collaboration with Shortcutz Amsterdam, on the 7th of April, organized the screening of Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award in Athens, in the beautiful space of the Cinemarian Cinema. Each year Shortcutz Amsterdam presents a selection of Dutch short films on a World Tour through its international network. After last year’s digital […]

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BBB Bests 2019 Go Online 5/2020

We feel closer to you when we share with you! So, we decided to bring at home a selection of BBB Awarded short films from the 10th BBB Festival edition under the programme: “BBB Bests Go Online”. The 10th edition of BBB Short Film Festival that took place in Athens 17-20 October 2019 was inspired […]

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BBB in the neighborhood vol 4: Stories from Pagkrati and Agios Artemios, Athens

In the framework of the “Culture in the Neighborhoods” program, an initiative of the Municipality of Athens and the Athens Culture Net, the twice-awarded from Europe Organization, Balkans Beyond Borders (BBB) inspires the neighborhood as an integral part of the city and creates an interactive multimedia map with experiential stories and cultural paths. “Balkans Beyond […]


BBB goes to Brunnenpassage, Vienna – 22/2/2018

Travelling beyond the Balkan borders, BBB (Balkans Beyond Borders) went to Vienna on Thursday, 22 of February at Brunnenpassage presenting a great quality programme of Balkan Shorts  as a post Festival activity aiming at promoting the films of the Festival participants! The audience in Vienna enjoyed a specially curated program of Balkan Shorts tackling the issue of […]


BBB in the neighborhood vol II – Living in… “city-mmetry”

On Saturday 5 of November BBB transformed Varvakeio Sq in Athens into an open air cinema in cooperation with SynAthina, Municipality of Athens. One year after the 6th BBB Short Film Festival, BBB organizes an open air screening in central Athens inspired by its last year’s topic: Living in “city-mmetry” inviting all “neighbors” and friends in […]

‘In Waiting,’ is an examination of Athens and its role as a physical stage for the economic crisis. Primarily, I am exploring the interiors of government buildings, institutions, and schools to question how these spaces reflect modern Greek culture and character.Spaces, which once seemed banal or unimportant, now reveal nuances of Greek reality and have social and political implications.

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BBB PHOTO CONTEST 2016: “Tagged” in a changing world

Thematic: The theme of this competition is influenced by last year’s massive refugee crisis where hundreds of thousands of people migrated to Europe. Throughout history, people are constantly in transition seeking change for a better future and choose to make a home somewhere unknown to them. We are interested in exploring what cultural identity means and what it entails […]