The Athens International Film Festival OPENING NIGHTS, was founded by the Athens Film Society (A Non-Profit Organization) with the intention of:
Ι) highlighting lesser-known aspects/genres of independent cinema
ΙΙ) introducing audiences to some of the best productions of the year
ΙΙΙ) establishing itself as the ideal opening of the coming movie season.
The Festival was launched in September 1995 and continues successfully until now.