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LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The 72nd edition of the Locarno Film Festival will take place from August 7 to 17 , a unique cinema event in the international landscape of film festivals. Eleven days to explore first-class cinema in all its diversity with a special focus on auteur works. With a traditionally rich and eclectic program Locarno Film Festival…

SOLE LUNA DOC FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Human Rights on screen to raise through films and documentaries consciousness about human rights abuses, foster human rights culture and tell global stories of human rights defenders. From 7 to 13 July  the complex of Santa Maria dello Spasimo in Palermo will host the 14th edition of the Sole Luna Doc Film Festival organized by the…

TRANSILVANIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The 18th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival will take place between May 31 and June 9 in Cluj-Napoca. The TIFF is the most important and beloved film-related event in Romania, attracting many movie fans from Central and Eastern Europe, directors, producers, film industry professionals. Created by director Tudor Giurgiu, TIFF celebrates through screenings and special events originality and…

VISIONS DU RÉEL 2019

Kick off for the 50th edition of Visions du Réel, from 5-13 April, one of the most important rendez-vous exclusively dedicated to documentary filmmaking. Four competition sections (International Feature Film Competition, International Competition Medium Length and Short Films, National Competition, International Burning Lights Competition) complemented by a broad range of non-competitive sidebars presenting documentary and…

MIDDLE EAST NOW 2019

Middle East Now, a unique event to dip into cinema, art and culture of the Middle East region. An out of the mainstream take on people from the Middle East through the best up-and-coming filmmakers, the most hard-hitting stories. This year the 10th edition will take place from April, 2 to April, 7 in Florence…

AFRICAN, ASIAN AND LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019

29th edition of the African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (FESCAAAL) in Milan, the only festival in Italy, and one of the three in Europe, dedicated to the cinematographies and cultures of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Over 60 films, 3 competitive sections, 4 special sections, exhibitions, events and a festival for students. The…

CPH:DOX 2019

From March 20- 31 an ambitious programme of 200 films and documentaries from around the world centered on the hottest current issues of contemporary society. All this and much more is the CPH:DOX. Art, music, politics, justice and rights, science. This year’s edition of the CPH:DOX is devoted to women. The festival kicks off with…

FIFDH 2019

The 17th edition of the FIFDH, the leading international event dedicated to film and human rights, will take place from 8th to 17th March hosting artists, activists and celebrities from around the world to debate on some of the most burning issues of today: inequality, gender based violence, populism, new social challenges, freedom of information. A…

BERLINALE 2019

The Berlinale – February 7-17. A massive list of films with socially relevant and controversial themes in the world’s largest and most well-attended festivals. It is the Berlinale celebrating its 69th edition with over 400 feature films and documentaries from all around the world ranging from classic narrative forms to the most daring and innovative…

IFFR 2019

Celebrating its 48th edition International Film Festival di Rotterdam (IFFR) stands out for being a unique showcase for upcoming filmmakers and new talents of the worldwide film production. From 23 January to 3 February one of the largest audience film festivals in the world dedicated to independent cinema will screen over 500 hundreds films and documentaries from…

TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL 2019

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that changed the face of Europe. 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Trieste Film Festival creation. Now thirty years on, TSFF looks back at the events leading up to Europe unification celebrating with the best cinema from Central and Eastern Europe. 30th edition of…

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2019

From 24 January to 3 February the 35th edition of the Sundance Film Festival the most important film festival in the United States and the most prestigious showcase dedicated to independent filmmakers from around the world. Packed with movies and documentaries featuring new visions groundbreaking stories, diverse storytelling, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival offers 112 feature-length…

PARIS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2018

From 5 to 18 December the 16th edition of the Paris Human Rights International Film Festival, the most prominent film event on the theme of human rights in France. Films and documentaries to raise awareness and defend Human Rights across the world. A two-week program of films and documentaries on violations of human dignity all around the world. A film…

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL 2018

36th edition of the Turin Film Festival. From 23rd November to 1st December one of the most important film festival dedicated to independent and arthouse cinema. 178 films, 36 of them first or second works, 34 world previews and 59 Italian previews.   COMPETITION ANGELO by Markus Schleinzer – Based on a true story, an historical drama reflecting modern…

IDFA 2018

The 31st edition of IDFA – International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, the world’s leading documentary festival, takes place from 14-25 November. A unique event which stretches over 10 days with more than 300 documentaries exploring new trends and new talents. The program comprises twenty section, nine competition and the Amsterdam Human Rights Award given to the documentary which portrays the theme…

MEDFILM FESTIVAL 2018

24th edition of the MedFilm Festival, the first film festival in Italy dedicated to the promotion of Mediterranean and European cinema. From 9 to 18 November, a wonderful cross-cultural cinematographic journey along the shores of the Mediterranean, a kaleidoscope of emotions and visions, a wide-open window on the cultural stratification of Mediterranean and its multiple variety of identities…

FILM FESTIVAL COTTBUS 2018

Founded in 1991 in the immediate German post-reunification era Film Festival Cottbus has rapidly imposed as the most important festival of Eastern European Cinema. Taking place from 6-11 November the 28th edition of the Film Festival Cottbus encompasses an astonishingly wide and articulated program of films and documentaries clearly reflecting the intended diversity and topicality of the Cottbus Film…

ROME FILM FEST 2018

Kick off for the 13th edition of the Rome Film Fest. Held from October 18 to 28, the Rome Film Fest with the artistic direction of Antonio Monda, has become an increasingly international cinematic event hosting a challenging programme of screenings, master classes, tributes, retrospectives and special events: 60 features, 34 world premieres, 9 international premieres, 7 European premieres, no…

WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL 2018

34th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival from October 12 to 21. A compelling programme of five competitive sections and five non-competitive, 15 world premieres, 18 international premieres, 5 European premieres, more than 100 films, over 60 countries, films and documentaries from all over the world characterized by originality in expression and independence in story telling.   OPENING FILM A…

HAIFA FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The most attended film festival in Israel will start on September, 22 until October 1st. A unique event with its high standards and quality to showcase and capture international audience with new and intriguing Israeli cinema, groundbreaking film directors addressing issues of Israeli society and pluralism. The 34th Haifa Film Festival will screen 280 films, including 77 Israeli…

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The world of cinema heads to Toronto. The 43rd edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, one of the oldest and most attended festivals in the world, will take place from September 6 to 16 with a very noteworthy program including 21 world premieres, 7 international premieres, 30 special presentations and many side-events dedicated to the world of cinema,…

VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Rich, prestigious, compelling. The 75th edition of one of the oldest and most distinguished world’s film festival opens on August 29th and runs through September 8th. Unfailingly, Venice International Film Festival showcases an inspiring program comprising many feature films and documentaries selections, established auteurs from all over the world, titles by seasoned as well as…

SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Funded in 1995 to bring the city of Sarajevo back to life and to its traditional cosmopolitan spirit, the Sarajevo Film Festival, affirmed over the years as the leading film festival in the region, presents a high-quality programming centered on films from South-East Europe, attractive for young filmmakers, international film industry and a big audience.…

LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL 2018

1st-11th August Locarno Festival celebrates the best of auteur cinema in the international cinematographic landscape. Arthouse cinema, independent productions, the most innovative film directors, influential and groundbreaking film and documentaries. This and more awaits us at the 71st edition of one the major film festivals, renowned for its unique, refined and original programming. 12 sections,…

ODESSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Odessa International Film Festival, the biggest film festival in Ukraine and among the first in Eastern Europe celebrates its 9th edition. From 13-21 July a unique occasion to boost national film industry to the international market and stage for Ukrainian audiences films from all over the world. With three competitive sections, International, National and European documentaries, OIFF program…

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

One of the oldest and venerable international film festival, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is starting for its 72nd edition. Taking place between 20 June to 1 July EIFF 2018 will will screen around 121 new features, including 21 world premieres, from 48 countries across the globe confirming its commitment to being an ambitious festival in…

KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

At its 53rd edition, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, one of the oldest film festivals in the world and one of Eastern and Central Europe’s most prominent events for cinema, opens its doors from 29 June to 7 July.  Set in the famous city of Karlovy Vary in Czech Republic, the festival hosts over…

SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST 2018

June 7-12 Sheffield Doc/Fest celebrates emerging and established talents of documentary filmmaking and nonfiction storytelling, engages with the best of international production, explores topical stories from around the world. Over six days, a kaledoscopic range of the most bold and innovative documentary filmmakers, a program packed with more than 200 screenings, 8 sections, talks an events.   DOC/THINK, new ways of…

KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Eight festival days to watch about 250 films from Poland and around the world. From May 27th to June 3rd the Krakow Film Festival, one of the oldest and most prominent festival of documentary filmmaking will host mainly film premieres of the best documentaries presented in four different competitions: International Documentary Film Competition, International Short Film Competition, International Competition DocFilmMusic, National…

TRANSILVANIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The 17th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival will start in Cluj-Napoca in Romania on May 25th (until June 3rd) with a selection of high quality films from Central and Eastern Europe enlightening the latest trends in regional cinema, no longer considered as emerging filmmaking. 12 films will be screened in the Official Competition, all national premieres and…

FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2018

The most celebrated, glamorous and awaited film showcase in the world. From May 8th to 19th let’s put the spotlight on the magnificient Boulevard de la Croisette and enjoy the 71st edition of the Festival de Cannes. 6 sections to include first-class world film industry: Official Competition, Un certain regard dedicated to feature films with original vision and non-traditional…

CROSSING EUROPE 2018

From 25th to 30th April the CROSSING EUROPE FILM FESTIVAL goes into the 15th edition and waits for us in Linz. Innovation and originality for an outstanding, diverse and vibrant film festival that crosses Europe through feature films and documentaries. The CROSSING EUROPE’s mission has always been to do justice to the diversity of European cinema as…

VISIONS DU RÉEL 2018

The 49th edition of Visions du Réel, International Film Festival Nyon is starting. A unique and distinctive event in its genre among the European film festivals, the only Swiss festival entirely dedicated to documentary cinema, emerging voices and new expressions in the landscape of documentary filmmaking, Visions du Réel will feature a wide range of creative…

MIDDLE EAST NOW 2018

MIDDLE EAST…NOW! Vibrant, inspiring, entertaining, that’ s the ninth edition of the MIDDLE EAST NOW. April 10-15 MIDDLE EAST NOW  let’s look deep inside Middle East with its multifaced culture. Arts, food, music, books, and of course film to celebrate Middle East free from stereotyping of media mainstraim. Entertaining and inspiring MIDDLE EAST NOW  offers a program rich…

CPH:DOX 2018

The 15th edition of the CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival is starting. In Copenhagen from 15th to 25th March one of most outstanding festival exclusively dedicated to documentary filmmaking from all over the world. A phantasmagoric showcase of over 200 documentaries, 100 premieres, exhibitions events debates and last but not least music, concerts, parties. Divided by series and…

VILNIUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Highly attended, highly inspiring, highly celebrated, the 23th edition of the Vilnius International Film Festival (Vilnius IFF) Kino Pavasaris will take place from March 15th to March 29th. The biggest festival in the regional film scene, one of the most afferming in Europe featuring exciting high-quality. 112 features, 56 short films, including 12 Lithuanian premieres to pack a…

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2018

Kick-off of the 40th edition of the Cinéma du Réel, outstanding film festival in the field of ethnographic and sociological documentary cinema. From 23rd March to 1st April in the evocative setting of the Centre Pompidou in Paris the festival will consists of four competition sections: International Competition for films, first films and short films, French Competition.  …

FIFDH 2018

From March 9th to 18th, 2018 the 16th edition of the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) of Geneva will be held under the slogan Awakening! FIFDH wants to touch our consciousness and urge us to stand up for human rights. In every time and every place, let’s celebrate them, boost and defend in the…

BERLINALE 2018

Berlin is kicking off the most eagerly-awaited, largest, intense, engaging film festival in Europe. Running February 15-25 the 68th Berlinale is ready to welcome us packed with screenings from genre to independent and art house, from underground to documentaries, five sections (Competition, Panorama, Generation, Forum, Berlinale Shorts), retrospectives, homages, outstanding cultural and art events reaching out…

GÖTEBORG FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Leading film event in the Nordic countries and one of the largest in Europe Göteborg Film Festival, opens its 41st edition with a challenging and stunning program: 11 day screenings, 399 films from 78 different countries, 18 sections and a special country focus dedicated to China’s art-house films.     INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION THE WOUND by John Trengove…

TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The first, unique and only Italian film festival dedicated to film productions from Central and Eastern Europe is back. From 19th to 28th January Trieste Film Festival will dip us into the variageted and evocative cinema of Eastern Europe. Created on the eve of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, just as the Cold War…

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Innovative, forward-thinking, groundbreaking, that is the Sundance Film Festival with the best of indie cinema of the international cinematographic landscape around the world. On January 19th-29th in Park City the Sundance celebrate independence and creativity promoting emerging international talent and connecting them with audiences and industry in the United States. One of the largest festivals dedicated to independent cinema…

DUBAI FILM FESTIVAL 2017

From the 6th to the 13th December the DIFF opens its golden doors, rolls out its red carpet and showcase the best of the Arab film productions. With over 120 exciting, original and compelling films from the Arab world and beyond, the 14th Dubai International Film Festival is an unmissable event to promote film culture within…

IDFA 2017

Coming back again this year, from 15th to 26th November, the International Documentary FilmFestival Amsterdam is the most prominent and successful festival dedicated to documentary filmmaking. A unique event in its kind hosting the best in international documentaries and an exclusive platform for filmmakers, producers and distributors. IDFA offers a great opportunity to know the best documentaries of…

MEDFILM FESTIVAL 2017

98 films from 34 countries. A wonderful journey through our Mediterranean sea, a unique experience in the rich, varied and sensitive Mediterranean film. A passage through the eyes of women, as they are protagonists, creators, interpreters of the multifaceted Mediterranean universe just like women are. Also this year the 23rd edition of the MedFilm Festival opens…

ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2017

The Rome Film Festival is going into its 12th edition from 26th October to 5th November. “Variety within quality” this is the motto of Antonio Monda, the Artistic Director of the Rome Film Fest at its 12th edition produced by Fondazione Cinema per Roma. The Rome Film Festival has grown up developing a unique and distinguishing identity,…

WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL 2017

From 13th to 22nd October Warsaw Film Festival, one of the best and high-ranking cinematographic event in Europe opens its doors. Unmissable occasion to meet new talents and emerging voices of the international filmmaking landscape Warsaw Film Festival directed by Stefan Laudyn, offers also this year an encompassing and compelling program with 28 world premieres and…

FILM FESTIVAL DIRITTI UMANI LUGANO 2017

From 10th to 15th October Lugano hosts the 4th edition of Lugano Human Rights Film Festival. Five-day programming entirely dedicated to human rights. To know and reflect on human rights violations, voice them, actively promote the defence of values of human dignity in all its forms and manifestations and, mostly, everywhere around the world. An occasion to cast a global…

MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE D’ARTE CINEMATOGRAFICA DI VENEZIA 2017

Here we are with the 74th Venice International Film Festival ready to start! Let’s call Venice 74 for what it is indeed: an International Cinematographic Art Exhibition. In the beautiful setting of Lido di Venezia cinema exhibits in all its multifaceted artistics expressions. Not just movies, but a unique creatively cultural and social medium. Looking great Venice International…

LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Being Seventy and not show them at all! Locarno Festival celebrates its seventies candles feeling younger. Elitist as it is, Locarno Festival is undisputedly one of the most privileged, refined, unconventional, eclectic film event in the rich landscape of the major international film festivals. And tremendously rich with its 12 film sections: Piazza Grande, with its world,…

ODESSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017

One of the biggest film festival in Eastern Europe is opening its doors! Against all odds, because it is not expected a film festival in a war-torn country and it is not unanimously welcomed. And yet, it is vital to stage film events even and especially against the backdrop of a war. Cinema as extremely…

SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST 2017

From 9th to 14th June 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest opens its doors and its eyes into other people’s world. Sheffield Doc/Fest hosts the world on screen. A highest–ranking cinematographic event directed by Liz McIntyre for everyone who loves a good story. That is Sheffield Doc/Fest, one of the leading world documentary and non fiction festival. A six…

MIDDLE EAST NOW 2017

A complex, diverse, vibrant, tumultuous world on the big screen: The Middle East. Countdown for the eight edition of the Middle East Now, the festival on cinema and contemporary culture from Middle East and North Africa. A highest quality festival taking place in Florence, an annual event on the film scene thanks to the vision and passion of…

FCAAAL 2017

Africa, Asia, Latin America, alias Where future beats. The 27th Festival of African, Asian and Latin American Cinema starts tomorrow in Milan under the claim Where future beats. Created and organized by Alessandra Speciale and Annamaria Gallone the festival is the only cinatographic event dedicated to films and cultures of the three continents. From March, 19 to March, 26 sixty…

FIFDH 2017

From 10th to 19th March Geneve hosts the 15th edition FIFDH – Festival du Film et Forum international sur les droits humains – the leading international film festival entirely dedicated to films and human rights. A first class international event to discuss on human rights, voice their violations, known and lesser known, unwaveringly denounce them. The International Film Festival…

BERLINALE 2017

From 9th to 19th February 2017 one of the greatest film festivals takes place in Berlin. One of the most important dates for the international film industry. More than 400 screenings, five sections (Competition, Panorama, Generation, Forum, Berlinale Shorts), a very rich and variegated programme for film-lovers, directors, producers, film industry professionals and the whole film…

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2017

The Sundance Film Festival is a by-word for high quality films, innovation and originality. This year’s edition is no exception and it’s certainly one of the highlights that many movie fans worldwide will be looking forward to this year. The festival’s packed program explores many of the latest trends in cinema’s AvantGuard both inside and outside…

TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Trieste is preparing to host the 28th edition of the Trieste Film Festival. This is the first and only Italian film festival that is entirely dedicated to Central and Eastern European cinema. From 20th to 29th January 2017, Trieste will return to its origins as the crucible of mitteleuropean culture, airing films, documentaries and shorts from…