Saturday, September 02, 2006

Florence: 47th Festival dei Popoli

The 47th Festival dei Popoli will be held in Florence from Friday 1 through Thursday 7 December 2006.

The aim of the Festival dei Popoli is to foster documentary cinema d’auteur and encourage encounters over a broad variety of research experience.

The festival is organized by the Festival dei Popoli – the Italian Institute for Social Documentary Films, a non-profit body supported by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (Direction General for the Cinema), the Tuscany Region, the Province of Florence and the Municipality of Florence (Department of Culture) as well as by private sponsors.

The Festival dei Popoli is a member of the European Coordination of Film Festivals, the European Documentary Network and RED, Réseau d’échange et d’expérimentation pour la diffusion du cinéma documentaire. Festival dei Popoli has been granted national relevance status by the promotion division of the Cinematography Commission of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.

The Festival is divided into a number of sections: The international competition, the Italian competition, theme-based sections, special events, tributes/retrospectives, seminars and round tables.

Further information to come and available at http://www.festivaldeipopoli.org/

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