SOLE LUNA DOC FILM FESTIVAL | Palermo 3-9 July 2017

SOLE LUNA DOC FILM FESTIVAL | Palermo 3-9 July 2017

36 documentaries, exhibitions, meetings with the authors

The selection of the films in competition was a long and suffered work, given the high number and quality of the submissions received, and it ended with the selection of thirty-six documentaries both short and feature films. There will be 31 films in competition divided into two sections, Human Rights, The Journey and Shorts.

In addition to the sections in the competition, the program is enriched by the Art in Doc showcase that includes documentaries about contemporary artists. A special event will be dedicated to the Sicilian Premier of Pellegrino by Ruben Monterosso and Federico Savonitto, a tribute to the city of Palermo and its multicultural dimension.

The  international jury is composed by Firouzeh Khosrovani, Mark Peploe, Gianni Massironi, Italo Spinelli, Vincenzo Matera

This year the festival in Palermo will be held in the fascinating location of Santa Maria dello Spasimo and in its Garden above the walls. During the whole week of the festival we will set up the Visioni (Di) Visioni photographic exhibition, edited by Enzima. There will also be an exhibition of a series of drawings by Gianluca Costantini realized during the Human Rights Festival in Milan. Sole Luna Doc Film Festival was a partner of the festival in Milan being in charge of the official selection of the documentaries in competition. 

Also for this edition we have forged various partnerships with the city associations within a “networking” perspective. In particular, events are planned in collaboration with foreign cultural institutes such as Cervantes, the Institut Français and the Goethe Institut.

This coming edition has all the ingredients for success, we now rely on the participation of our enthusiastic audience to share all together, in the magical atmosphere of Santa Maria dello Spasimo where the Sole Luna Festival has moved its first steps twelve years ago, a program full of screenings and stories from all over the world that can become a reflection of the complex and fascinating reality that surrounds us.

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