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

Documentaries produced in Italy and in Central and Eastern Europe, all of which are Italian premieres, running for the Alpe Adria Cinema Award.

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

Special world premieres in the presence of film directors and talents.

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 HD.

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

1990-2020: 30 years from German reunification. Time Will Tell.
in collaboration with FilmFestival Cottbus and with the support of Goethe Institut of Rome

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