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    Festival's Basic Information

    Festival's short name
    Foundation year


    General contact email
    Name and contact of the Director or organizers max. 3 persons.

    Gaetano Capizzi –

    Name of the programmer(s)

    Lia Furxhi –



    ZIP Code


    Awards of the last edition (award-winning films) film, country, director

    Premio Asja.Energy for Best Documentary ($5000) to:
    Carbon – the Unauthorised Biography by Daniella Ortega & Niobe Thompson (Australia, Canada, France, 2021, 89’)

    Special Mention
    Pleistocene Park by Luke Griswold-Tergis (USA, 2022, 101’)

    Premio Terna for Best Short Film ($1500) to:
    Haulout by Evgenia Arbugaeva & Maxim Arbugaev (UK, 2021, 25’)

    Special Mention
    Bolo Raz Jedno More… (Once there was a Sea…) by Joanna Kozuch (Slovakia, Poland, 2021, 16’)

    Premio IREN Audience Award ($1500) to:
    Going Circular by di Nigel Walk, Richard Dale (The Netherlands 2021, 90′)

    Premio Ambiente e Società founded by the Cooperative Sociale Arcobaleno awarded to a film that combines environmental and social topics, to:
    Chemical Bros. by Massimiliano Mazzotta (Italy 2022, 74’)

    Categories and genres

    Documentaries Competition
    Shorts Competition (documentary, fiction, animation, sperimental)

    How many screenings do you have in extra activities in addition to the festival?

    About 100

    How many sections does the festival have -competition and out of competition


    Other non-cinematographic activities of the festival: panels, conferences, etc.

    Q&A, EcoTalks
    Music concerts
    Books presentations
    Art performances
    Photo exibitions
    Environmental education workshops for students

    Does the festival have an educational section/activities?
    Does the festival have a market or industry activities?
    Average of short films during the festival
    Average of feature films during the festival
    Average of documentaries during the festival
    Average of fiction films during the festival
    Average of animation films during the festival
    How many prizes or competitive sections does the festival have?


    In how many cities does the festival happen?


    How many films have been programmed in all the festival throughout all its editions?


    In how many venues does the festival take place? How many private vs public.

    13 venues – 8 private/5 public

    How many screenings are held during the festival and how many during the Tour.

    90 screenings during the festival – 50 screenings during the Tour

    Festival Dates

    Festival start date

    June 5, 2022

    Next open call date (from)

    November 1, 2022

    Next open call date (to)

    March 1, 2023