A selection of feature films from Central and Eastern Europe produced in the last two years competing for the Trieste Award.All Italian premieres.

Dedicated to documentaries produced in Italy and Central and Eastern Europe, all of which are Italian premieres.

A selection of short films produced in Central and Eastern Europe, with a special attention on film schools, competing for the TSFF Shorts Award.

An overview on the best animated film productions from Central and Eastern European countries.

The initiative aims to promote independent Italian films, both fiction and documentary, seeking international distribution. The best film of this section will be awarded the “Corso Salani Award”.

A showcase dedicated to works that tread the line between cinema and contemporary art, with a focus also on music documentaries. In collaboration with Sky Arte.

A section devoted to popular cinema from Central and Eastern Europe and to those filmmakers who skilfully blend genre elements in their arthouse, yet at the same time popular, films.

The best of When East Meets West: a showcase displaying recent films whose international life started in Trieste during their pitching at the When East Meets West meetings, where all these films found either a co-producer or a sales agent.

A tribute to one of the most fresh and emblematic film productions in Europe, a successful nouvelle vague which established itself more than 15 years ago.

A tribute to one of the most prominent Russian documentary filmmakers, founder of the ArtDoc Fest, now held in Riga.

a focus on the best and most recent film productions, both documentaries and fiction, from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, which will be the countries in focus of the 2017 edition of the co-production forum “When East Meets West”.

The festival "talent campus", an international workshop dedicated to the development of screenplays, addressed to Eastern European film school students and young graduates.