MedFilm confirms 26th edition, amid coronavirus crisis

On November 6-15. Entries accepted until September 6

21 May, 13:46

    ROME - Facing the uncertainties brought by an unprecedented health, economic and social crisis, the MedFilm Festival confirms its commitment alongside authors, producers, distributors and operators in the dissemination and promotion of Mediterranean cinema as an outpost of culture, reflection and dialogue. Organizers announce that the 26th edition of the MedFilm Festival will be held in Rome from 6 to 15 November 2020.

    "We still don't know what form the 26th edition will take - reads a press release - our mission is to work to realise the festival in the cinemas, but we consider the possibility of an online project with contents adapted to the dynamics of the streaming use. The films are and will always be the heart of MedFilm. We invite directors, producers and distributors to send us their works. Registration for the selection of films will be open until 6 September 2020". Registering films is for free with no gender or theme limits.

    In this regard, the official sections of the 26th MedFilm Festival are confirmed: Official Competition (Feature Films and Documentaries) Eros e Psyche Award; International Short Film Competition Methexis Award. MED Meetings (professional meetings for professionals in the sector) and Special Awards have also been confirmed: Lifetime Achievement Award, Koiné Award, Cervantes Rome Award.

    The highlights and parallel sections are being defined: The Pearls - New Italian Cinema, Lux Film Days in Rome, Glances from the Future, Short Films from the Jails. Regulation, the entry form and updates are on the official website: www.medfilmfestival.org/.

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