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 after the 1st of January 2020, and it will stay open until the 15th of March 2022. Feature length and short movies of any length can be submitted to the competition.

The works which have been submitted so far come from Austria, Mexico, Jordan, Iran, Brasil, Sweden, Morocco, Belgium, Canada, Italy, USA, Egypt, Argentina, Colombia, Poland, Bielorussia, Portugal, Israel, Qatar, Lebanon, Kyrgyzstan. And more, from Russia and Ucraine centre of the international tension of the past weeks.

It is the non-profit organization Sole Luna – Un ponte tra le culture to organize and produce the SLDFF. The main aim of the association is to promote values of solidarity and communication among peoples through documentaries and independent movies.

The 17th edition of SLDFF will take place from the 4th to the 10th of July 2022. The enrollment to the Festival is free of charge.

Since 2006 more than 125 thousand people have participated to the festival, while the Sole Luna archive comprises around 10 thousand documentaries coming from all over the World. The Festival is chaired by Lucia Gotti Venturato, who created it, and relies on the artistic direction of directors Chiara Andrich and Andrea Mura, and the scientific direction of Gabriella D’Agostino professor of Cultural Anthropology  at the University of Palermo.

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