ATHICFF x Park Your Cinema kids

Release date 07.06.2023 Back to category
ATHICFF x Park Your Cinema kids

Athens International Children's Film Festival has chosen the most exciting films to be screened at the "Great Lawn" of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Free entrance.


For another year, Park Your Cinema kids will be located at the “Great Lawn” of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, and the Athens International Children’s Film Festival has chosen the films that will accompany our young friends for many Saturdays of the summer. Free entrance.

Discover the detailed program below.

Saturday 27/05 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Rob Marshall
Writers: P.L. Travers, David Magee, Rob Marshall

Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan. His only hope is to find a missing certificate that shows proof of valuable shares that his father left him years earlier. Just as all seems lost, Michael and his sister receive the surprise of a lifetime when Mary Poppins – the beloved nanny from their childhood – arrives to save the day and take the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure.


Saturday 03/06 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Captain Sabertooth and the Magic Diamond (2019)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Rasmus A. Sivertsen, Marit Moum Aune
Writer: Karsten Fullu

According to legend, the Magic Diamond fulfills its owner’s wishes every full moon. Jungle lord Maga Kahn’s dream is to be able to stay out in the sun so that he can venture out of the dark jungle. Captain Sabertooth wants to fill his entire stronghold with gold and jewels. Pinky just wants an easy life, while Veronica is brimming with the desire for adventure. But it’s little Marco who runs off with the diamond, and before they know it, they are all are drawn into a perilous race to take possession of it.


Saturday 10/06 | 21.00 Great Lawn

The Smurfs 2 (2013)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Raja Gosnell
Writer: J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Karey Kirkpatrick

Hoping to harness the magical Smurf-essence, evil wizard Gargamel creates a pair of Smurflike creatures, called Naughties. However, only a real Smurf can give Gargamel what he wants, so he kidnaps Smurfette to force her to cast a spell that will transform the Naughties into Smurfs. Papa, Clumsy and the rest of the Smurfs reunite with their human friends Patrick (Neil Patrick Harris) and Grace (Jayma Mays) to rescue Smurfette from the wizard’s clutches.The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.


Saturday 08/07 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness (2022)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Ben Stassen
Writer: David Collard

Young Chickenhare is the adopted son of King Peter, a famous adventurer. Part chicken and part hare, he has a really tough time growing up and disguises himself as a hare to avoid the mockeries of his peers. When the day of the Royal Adventurer Society trials comes, Chickenhare, hampered by his disguise, fails miserably. But he is determined to grab a second chance and find the Scepter of the Hamster of Darkness, before his evil Uncle Lapin. The Scepter will give immense power to its holder. If Lapin gets hold of it, he will be unstoppable. Accompanied by his faithful servant Abe, a sarcastic turtle, and Meg, a martial arts expert skunk, he sets of on an epic and initiatory quest.


Saturday 15/07 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Directors: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

His genius finally recognized by his idol Chester V, inventor Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) gets to join Chester’s company, where he can work full-time on technologies to help mankind. However, Flint soon discovers that his most-famous machine, which turns water into food, is still operating but now creates animal/vegetable hybrids. With the fate of humanity in Flint’s hands, he and his friends set out to save the world from tacodiles, shrimpanzees and other deliciously dangerous creatures.


Saturday 22/07 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (2018)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Σκηνοθεσία: Louis Clichy και Alexandre Astier
Σενάριο: Alexandre Astier, Louis Clichy

Asterix and his friends set out across Gaul to find a worthy successor to elderly druid Miraculix. Whoever they choose must be entrusted with the secret of their magic potion, which has kept their village from being conquered by the Romans.


Saturday 29/07 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Bigfoot Family (2020)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Ben Stassen, Jérémie Degruson
Writer: Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker

Bigfoot disappears without a trace while protecting a wildlife reserve, prompting Adam, his mom and their animal friends to head to Alaska to rescue him.


Saturday 05/08 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Ooops! The Adventure Continues (2020)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Directors: Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack
Writers: Richie Conroy, Mark Hodkinson

Adrift on a flood, two misfit castaways struggle to reunite an unorthodox family, out-run a volcano, and negotiate a peace deal on a creaking Ark.


Saturday 12/08 | 21.00 Great Lawn

The Donkey King (2018)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Aziz Jindani
Writer: Jesse Janson

The aging Khan, Lion King of the Jungle Kingdom, must retire. His son Prince Shazad should inherit the throne, but the animals have a different idea — Democracy! Power to the Animals! King Khan reluctantly agrees to an election, thinking Shazad will win easily. But not so fast! A poor donkey named Mangu, a laborer and a dreamer, is the surprising Animal’s Choice and becomes their newly-elected king.


Saturday 19/08 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Lino (2018)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Rafael Ribas

Lino works as an entertainer at children’s parties, but he can’t stand the way children treat him, making fun of him because he works in a cat’s costume. Determined to change his life, he visits a wizard, but the magic doesn’t work in the right way, and he wakes up as a big cat.


Saturday 26/08 | 21.00 Great Lawn 

Cattle Hill (2018)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Lise I. Osvoll

The young calf Klara dreams of becoming a big star, and is invited to her father’s farm. The ox Mosk is a big rock star, according to her mother, which is revealed isn’t true at all. What’s worse is that he has a little bit of cow decease.


Sunday 03/09 | 21.00 Great Lawn

Frozen (2013)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Directors: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.


Saturday 16/09 | 21.00 Great Lawn

The Emoji Movie (2017)

The film will be screened dubbed in Greek.

Director: Tony Leondis

Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phone’s very existence.


Viewers are advised to bring mosquito-repellent, as well as a throw or blanket to spread on the ground.

Park your cinema and Park your cinema Kids series are free and open to all, thanks to an exclusive grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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