This year, Greek director Despina Mouzaki will serve as SFGFF moderator/MC, introducing films and the other invited filmmakers, moderating Q&A sessions after the screenings, and providing context and history of modern Greek cinema. Despina Mouzaki is a producer and director of films and audiovisual works, founder of the companies Alipnoos SA, Breaking Wave Ltd, Cinegram SA, and Cinegram Cairo Film & TV Productions. She is also a Professor at the Aristotle University’s School of Film, as well as the Dean of the School of Fine Arts at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Mouzaki has served as Vice-President and Associate Director at the Greek Film Center, and Director of the Thessaloniki International Festival. She has produced many successful and award-winning films, including Touch Me Not by Dimitris Giatzoutzakis, Peppermint by Costas Kapakas, A Touch of Spice by Tassos Boulmetis, My Only Sunshine by Reha Erdem, Borrowed Bride by Atif Yilmaz, Ο Jerusalem by Elie Chouraqui and A tout de suite by Benoit Jacquot.
2019 Moderator of the SF Greek Film Festival Despina Mouzaki