The call for the 18th edition of the Sole Luna Doc Film Festival is online

CALL OPEN UNTIL 15 MARCH 2023 The call for participation in the 18th edition of Sole Luna Doc Film Festival, the international documentary review that from Palermo turns the spotlight on the world, the stories and the dynamics that cross it, has been online since Thursday 1 December. The call is open to feature films and short films completed after January 1, 2021. The Festival is produced and organized by the non-profit association Sole Luna - A bridge between cultures whose main purpose...

Winners 17. edition Sole Luna Doc Film Festival

INTERNATIONAL JURY BEST FILM Radiograph of a family, Firouzeh Khosrovani Through the beautiful and layered language of this film and the intimate and singular story of her family, the director takes us into the deep love of her parents despite their opposite vision of the world while echoing the history of Iran. In this work, there is tenderness, respect and altruism to draw the portrait of a couple, a family, a man, a woman. Billed as a “sensorial gem”, this film, built with archives...

On the trail of the glaciers

On the trail of the glaciers progetto fotografico / photographic project Fabiano Ventura, project manager On the trail of the glaciers is a photographic-scientific project that combines photographic comparison and scientific research in order to disseminate the effects of climate change through the observation of changes in glacial masses over the last 150 years. The project represents the largest existing archive of comparative photography on variations of glacial masses; it was conceived and realized by the photographer Fabiano Ventura in collaboration with a...

La mia Battaglia. Franco Maresco incontra Letizia Battaglia

Palermo: photography, the mental issue of the Ospedale Psichiatrico of via Pindemonte, life and death, love and old age. These are just a few of the themes addressed by the great photographer Letizia Battaglia in a “closer encounter” with Franco Maresco, that finally sees the light after twenty years of waiting. The result is an intense and unpublished story of a city that Letizia Battaglia made known to the world as brutally violent but without forgetting its grace, innocence and...

Ambiente doc | Sole Luna for the environment

The festival has always presented, in its film exhibitions, documentaries that show alert situations and exhort respect for our planet and this new edition deals with the urgency of the environmental issue as well. Some films in competition, such as The Last Generation by Mikołaj Borowy and Arica by Lars Edman and William Johansson Kalén, invite us to reflect on this topic. So do Vittorio De Seta's short films that focus on the delicate and complex relationship between human beings...


Palermo,February 15st 2022. More than 200 documentaries have already been submitted to the 17th edition of the Sole Luna Doc Film Festival, the international documentaries festival which takes place every July in Palermo. At its Core, stories that tell about the past and current World, about human experiences, travels and meetings, urban and rural contexts, human and environment rights violation, concrete examples or suggestions to solve environmental and humanitarian crisis. The call is open to feature films and short movies finished...

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