International & European Competition 

The department is divided into 2 sections and hosts: in the first, documentary films, short, medium and length, exclusively from European member states, while in the second, films from every corner of the rest of the planet ...

Greek Competition

The department hosts short, medium and feature length documentaries, exclusively by Greek artists, whether they live in Greece or from Greeks living and working anywhere on the Earth ...


Cinematic Panorama Documentary, short, medium and feature length, by creators living and working anywhere on the planet, regardless of their citizenship

Jiang Xiaoyu

Jiang Xiaoyu, another name is Jiang Xi. He is a famous film director, screenwriter, cultural critic, film critic, music critic, poet, lyricist and talk show host.

He has studied in the Chinese Department of Nanjing University and the Director Department of Beijing Film Academy. Wrote and directed more than 30 screenplays and TV Series films, published more than 40 books, and wrote "Jiang Xiaoyu Wen Ji" 100 volumes. Poem was selected as "Centennial Chinese Literature Classics" . He is praised as one of the most important practitioners and thinkers in contemporary Chinese film and television media industry, "One of the most influential 100 opinion leaders in China" "sharpest talk show host in China".

He is currently the Chairman of the International Cooperation and Exchange Committee of the Chinese Film Criticism Society, Special Contribution Award for Copyright Protection of the State Copyright Administration of the State Council, Cultural News Award of the Ministry of Culture of China and so on.

Greek Directors at the 6th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra & Awards 
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Foreign Directors at the 6th International Documentary Festival & Awards 
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Latest News

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01 July 2020 21

Special Award - Honorary Distinction of documentaries…

Special Award - Honorary Distinction of documentaries presented on the Internet through the International Festival's Facebook page, in the context of International Solidarity to all countries of the world, affected by the Covid pandemic -… Read more
27 June 2020 424

Review about film " Hong Kong - Please shining again"

The theme of this film is very profound and powerful. It shows the current status of Hong Kong from a realistic perspective, telling us what Hong Kong has experienced in the form of a documentary. Trying to use audiovisual and video to… Read more

Juries 2020

Preliminary Jury
7th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra &awards and
1st International Festival for Fiction Movies &awards:

  • Helen Vlassi
    Artistic Director Of International Festival of Ierapetra, Joyrnalist, Producer, Director, Writer
  • Kostas Konstantinidis
    Film Critic, Member of: Panhellenic Cinema Critics Association and Hellenic Greek Academy
  • Christos Solomos
    Actor, Director 
  • Giorgos Kourgianidis
    Vice President of International Festival of Ierapetra, Interventional cardiologist, Writer, Producer
  • Panagiota Tsevi
    Lawyer, Author

Juries of 7th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra &awards

Honorary President of International Festival of Ierapetra &awards
Christoforos Haralampakis
Professor of Linguistics at the School of Philosophy, Faculty of Philology, Department of Linguistics at the

Jury Of Greek Documentary Competition

  • President: Menos Deliotzakis
    Civil Engineer, Director, President of Film Committee at Greek Radio Television (ERT S.A.)
  • Ioanna Spiliopoulou
    Editing, Director
  • Panagiotis Sarris
    Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Exeter, (School of Biosciences)

Jury Of International Documentary Competition

  • President: Lefteris Haritos
  • Christos Karakepelis
    Director, Writer, Producer
  • Michel Garance

Jury of 1st International Festival for Fiction Movies &awards

  • President: Giannis Soldatos
    Publisher, Litterateur, Producer, Director, Writer
  • Vasilis Kechagias
    Film Critic, Film Critic, President of Pan-Hellenic association of film critics
  • Penny Panagiotopoulou
  • Pavlos Methenitis
    Writer, Journalist
  • Thanasis Neofotistos
    Director, Director, Head Programmer of International Student Competition of the 43rd Drama International Short Film Festival