64th Festival
dei Popoli

The Festival dei Popoli in Florence is the most important International Documentary Film Festival in Italy and the oldest in Europe.

Project for the integration of the audiovisual archive of the Festival dei Popoli within that of Mediateca Toscana.

The Festival dei Popoli's advanced training program, dedicated to emerging talents from the most important European film schools.

Popoli for kids and teens

A selection of documentaries for children and the young audience, with workshops for schools and the chance to be festival juror for a day!


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Homage to Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd

20 October 2022

A guest in Florence during the festival days, the Belgian director will present the trilogy consisting of Les tourmentes (2014), Les éternels (2017) and Inner Lines (2022)

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Female gaze

17 October 2022

All the films in the Diamonds Are Forever section curated by Alina Marazzi for the 63rd Festival dei Popoli, a journey through women’s documentary cinema ranging from the 1970s to our present

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Tomorrow’s film laboratory

10 October 2022

At the Doc at Work – Future Campus of the 63rd Festival dei Popoli, a path of excellence presenting a selection of the most interesting talents of contemporary cinema to imagine the future of real cinema.

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Tribute to the Dardenne Brothers

16 September 2022

The Dardenne brothers will be featured at the 63rd Festival dei Popoli. The filmmakers will be guests of the festival, which is dedicating a retrospective to them, and will present the national premiere of “Tori and Lokita,” due out in theatres in late November distributed by Lucky Red.

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