2022

33 ed. TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL
21 – 30 January 2022

Eleven titles in the Feature Film Competition (Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, North Macedonia, United Kingdom, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, USA)
(jury:  film critic Dubravka Lakić from Serbia and Italian Emanuela Martini, and Lithuanian festival programmer and critic Edvinas Pukšta).

Eight special events out of competition (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, France, Italy, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Hungary, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine)

Twelve titles in the Documentary Competition (Austria, Bosnia Erzegovina, Croazia, Francia, Italia, Lituania, Paesi Bassi, Polonia, Repubblica Ceca, Russia, Slovenia, Slovacchia,  Svizzera)
 (jury: Georgian director Nino Kirtadze, Italian director Gianfranco Pannone and Serbian director and video artist Marta Popivoda).

Thirteen titles in the Short Film Competition (Austria, Croazia, Georgia, Grecia, Italia, Lituania, Kosovo, Polonia, Slovenia, Russia, Ucraina)
 (jury: Slovenian Oscar winner Špela Čadež, Cannes Short Film Competition Selection Committee Member Wim Vanacker and Deputy Director of Austrian international production and sales company sixpackfilm Gerald Weber).

Out of the scheme (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Switzerland) and Wild Roses: Women Directors in Europe (Georgia).

Corso Salani Award 2022

Art&Sound (Italy, Czech Republic, Serbia)

Two tributes: at the Artdocfeste festival to Vesna Ljubić (1938/2021)

Now in its twelfth edition, When East Meets West, organised by the Fondo per l’Audiovisivo del Friuli Venezia Giulia together with the Trieste Film Festival (from 24 to 28 January in Trieste, at the Hotel Savoia and also at the Teatro Miela, reserved for industry screenings of works in progress).

Eighth edition of Last Stop Trieste, a work-in-progress section dedicated to documentaries that selects ‘fine cut’ projects and also the fifth edition of This is IT, a section exclusively dedicated to fiction feature films and hybrid works with a strong visual and creative approach, produced or co-produced by both majority and minority Italian production companies. 

TSFF EXTRA – SIDE EVENTS

TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL DEI PICCOLI

Miela Theatre and the Alpe Adria Cinema Lab, on 22 and 23 January 2022.

 A CIASCUNO IL SUO CINEMA & RACCONTI D’INVERNO curated by Cineteca di Bologna – Schermi e Lavagne

 THE BEARS OF KAMCHATKA. THE BEGINNING OF LIFE Screened in collaboration with Turin’s CinemAmbiente Festival.

MY FIRST TIME AT THE CINEMA! organised by Igor Prassel, Animateka

LUDO-EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS:

THE BOTTEGA OF SPECIAL EFFECTS curated by Luca Gabrielli and Jan Sedmak

THE WONDERFULNESSES OF PRECINEMA organised by Schermi e Lavagne / Cineteca di Bologna

LA LANTERNA MAGICA MAGIE DI LUCE… BEFORE THE CINEMA curated by projectionist Paolo Venier

LEGENDARY: LABORATORY OF EPIC TRAME AND MYTHICAL STORIES organised by educator and writer Costanza Grassi

A WALK IN THE PORT, A HIDDEN TREASURE organised by tour guide Marzia Arzon.

THE TSFF DEI PICCOLI is also presented online on CINETECAMILANO.IT

VR DAYS

VR EXPERIENCES:

– M.I.R.A. MORANDINI from an idea of architect Gabriele Pitacco

– MONTEGELATO by Davide Rapp

VR&CINEMA:

MEETING WITH DAVIDE RAPP

 VR&ARCHITECTURE:

MEETING WITH GABRIELE PITACCO AND RAJ X TOT

VR&IDENTITY

MEETING WITH STEFANO LAZZARI AND STEFANIA OPERTO

CONCERTS

MOMBAO live

EXPERIENCES OF AUDIOVISUAL CREATION

organised by the School of Music and New Technologies of the Giuseppe Tartini Conservatory

EXHIBITIONS

SOVIET GEORGIA curated by Massimo Premuda (DoubleRoom Gallery)

SOVIET GEORGIA: SOVIET ARCHITECTURAL MODERNITY IN GEORGIA: MEETING WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS ROBERTO CONTE AND STEFANO PEREGO

IMAGINATING THE PATRIARCHY by the IoDeposito Association

MOVIE “RELIQUIA” by Cristian Tablazon

WALKING TOUR

– SUSPENDED BETWEEN EUROPE AND ASIA: THE OLD CITY OF TBILISI. IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL TOUR with Eleonora Sacco

– CINEMA AND ARCHITECTURE: THE QUADRILATERO DI ROZZOL MELARA organised by Casa del Cinema Trieste

MASTERCLASS: meeting with Slovak director PETER KEREKES

MEETINGS / PANELS / PERFORMANCES / BOOKS / Q&A / FOOD & WINE

TSFF FOOD & WINE

CINE-BRUNCH

FROM GEORGIA TO COLLIO: JOSKO GRAVNER’S RIBOLLA VERTICAL

TALK

– STORIES IN MOTION. FULVIO TOMIZZA AND CONTEMPORARIES

Special screening by the Cizerouno Cultural Association

– THE MOTTLED WOODS OF AGIARA. HITCHHIKING THROUGH THE MYSTICAL MOUNTAINS OF GEORGIA

Travel tales with Eleonora Sacco, who since 2015 has been telling the story of the East through her blog ‘Pain de Route’.

– THE GREENER THE BETTER: Towards sustainable cultural events and film festivals

Creative Europe Desk MEDIA Italy and Trieste Film Festival are the promoters of the event The greener the better – Towards sustainable cultural events and film festivals

PERFORMANCE

– ΤΕΡΓΈΣΤΗ: STORIES OF COMMUNITY AND REVOLUTION

Narrative performance by Sara Caretta, Niccolò Coscia, Sofia Messina, Enrica Milanese and Alessandro Valenti – Laboratory of Irish Studies and research group on literature, narration, spaces and tourism of the Department of Humanistic Studies, University of Trieste.

BOOK PRESENTATION:

“IS IT REAL? EMPATIC GUIDE TO THE CINEDOCUMENTARIST” by Gianfranco Pannone

Q&A MEETINGS WITH AUTHORS

The pleasant custom of meeting the authors and guests of the Festival at the Antico Caffè and Libreria San Marco, every morning starting at 11:00 a.m., in bilingual conversations (ita/ing).

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