glad film festival thessaloniki

The 22nd edition of GLAD international film festival

Today marks the start of GLAD International Film Festival, an annual event that aims to promote the values of tolerance regarding sex, race or social status. The festival is supported by many sponsors including the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Consulate General of France in Thessaloniki and the French Institute, as well as a […]

June is (Global) Pride Month, even during a Pandemic

From social injustice comes dissatisfaction, and from dissatisfaction comes popular demand. Popular demand, then, can lead to uprisings.  We can detect this simple reasoning among the riots that we are reading about nowadays. After the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the Afro-American community is now rising to gain equality within the US society. Black […]

My name is Giorgio

A few days ago, on April the 23rd, we were celebrating the World Book Day. This day was designed by UNESCO to celebrate reading in any form – from books and their authors to bookstores, libraries and other places that help with the distribution of this medium. To contribute to this occasion, we went to explore a special book presentation at the Babylonia cultural center where Dimitris Iconomou published his new creation called “Με λένε Γιώργο” (My name is Giorgio).