CinemAmbiente - Environmental Film Festival


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Festival's Basic Information

Festival name

CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival

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