Florence 13rd - 20th November 2010

International documentary film festival

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  • Official Selection: Feature Documentary Competition

    A selection of sixteen unreleased films in Italy judged by a Jury of five members who will confer the following prizes: Best Film (10,000 Euro), Best Director (5,000 Euro) in collaboration with the Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo and the “Gian Paolo Paoli” award for Best Ethno-anthropological Film. The films will also compete for the audience award.

  • Offical Selection: Short Doc Competition

    A selection of sixteen unreleased films in Italy competing for Best Short Film (2,500 Euro), judged by an International Jury, and the Lorenzo de’ Medici Award (1,000 Euro), judged by a student jury. The films will also compete for the audience award.

  • Official Selection: Free Style

    A non-competitive selection of ten films that reflect the most original documentaries and pay close attention to contemporary themes. The films will also compete for the audience award.

  • Official Selection: Italian Panorama

    Six feature films that represent the best national films made in the last year. The Italian films included in the Official Selection will compete for the “Selezione CINEMA.DOC Firenze” Award, which guarantees future distribution in movie theaters around Rome. The films will also compete in the audience award.

  • Voices from an Inner Space
    Swiss Documentary Cinema: Travelers, Militants and Visionaries

    A retrospective of fourteen groundbreaking films in the fifty years of history and cinema in Swiss and all over the world. Better known thanks to filmmakers (such as Alain Tanner, Daniel Schmid, Richard Dindo), Switzerland is a country whose wealth of documentaries is indisputable. The films are broken down into three categories: politics, the aesthetic and visionary, and travel as a means of knowing oneself and others. With the collaboration of Swiss Films and Cinémathèque Suisse.

  • Peter Mettler: Epiphanies and Revelations

    A trip through the world and cinema of Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler, whose films capture the subtlest nuances in reality. Starting with his scholarly essays, then his fictional work, and finally his documentaries, we come into contact with a constantly evolving cinema that makes us rethink our place in the world and our attitude toward the image. With the collaboration of Swiss Films.

  • Notations (for the End of Time)
    Photo Exhibition by Peter Mettler

    A selection of images reflecting Peter Mettler's upcoming film, End of Time. With the collaboration of Florens 2010 and Museo Marino Marini.