Scheduled from 20 to 28 November, the 62nd Festival dei Popoli - chaired by Vittorio Iervese and directed by Alessandro Stellino and Claudia Maci - will present the best of international documentary cinema in a program of over 80 films, accompanied by numerous international and national guests.
In addition to the works of the International Competition and the Italian Competition, the festival presents a selection from the historical archive of the festival dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union in the Diamonds Are Forever - Utopia Rossa section; Burning Borders, the tribute dedicated to Nicolas Klotz and Elisabeth Perceval; the focus on environmental challenges in Habitat and the documentaries for families and young people by Popoli for Kids and Teens.
The titles for the general public are offered in Special Events, Out of Competition (new for this year) and in Let the Music Play!, the renewed section dedicated to musical documentary.
A look at the new generations in Doc At Work - Future Campus, with short films by young directors from film schools across Europe.
The novelty of this edition will then be Pop Corner: Encounters on the edge of reality, the talks of the festival in the centre of Florence: five conversations to talk about gender, imaginaries, environments, cultures and generations, from 22 to 26 November at 19 in the new space of the 25 Hours Hotel.
The 62nd edition is made with the contribution of MiC - Direzione Generale Cinema; Regione Toscana; Comune di Firenze, Fondazione Sistema Toscana e Fondazione CR Firenze con il sostegno di Intesa San Paolo, Publiacqua, Unicoop Firenze, Mymovies.it and the technical sponsor Trenitalia.