SicilyFarm Film Festival

5th Edition

SicilyFarm Film Festival

where:Farm Cultural Park, Favara (AG)
when:August 20th - 23rd, 2020
email:info@sicilyfarm.it
website:www.sicilyfarm.it/
deadline:May 31st, 2020
entry form:Subimission at Filmfreeway.com

The SicilyFarm Film Festival was created with the intention of bringing a cinema elite outdoors in the heart of Sicily, in two extraordinary places like Farm Cultural Park and the striking Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. The themes in the works of filmmakers from around the world are manifold: Rural development in the poorest countries, welcome, people and places that seek to change the world, cultural and technological innovation.
The Va Edition SicilyFarm Film Festival is the production of short films capable of telling, with little discounted languages, "stories of change" exciting and engaging.
The Main Partner of the Festival is the IFAD, an international financial institution and a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Rome. IFAD invests in rural people, putting them in a position to reduce poverty, increase food security, improve power quality and strengthen their resilience. IFAD provides to countries at concessional rates and donations development loans. also it mobilizes financing from some of its member states by developing countries and the beneficiaries of the projects.
The Archaeological Park and scenic Valley of the Temples is covering some 1300 hectares and here belong the remains of the ancient city of Akragas and the surrounding area to the sea. The Valley of the Temples was declared in 1997 by UNESCO "World Heritage Site." Today the Valley of the Temples has more than one million visitors a year.
Farm Cultural Park is an Independent Cultural Center was born nine years ago and is now a stunning example of Territorial Sustainability.
The goal is not only to raise awareness of the common opinion of those people and those places that are rethinking our future, but also to promote proactive behavior with respect to the transformation of our society.
There are seven categories selected for the festival, just like the number of courtyards involved during the Festival period. The different themes will give more space to many more artists within the festival.
The categories are as follows:
• Short theme free: Section dedicated to short films that narrate fictional films or videos without preclusions of styles, genres and techniques of realization. The maximum duration will be 20 minutes including the opening and closing credits.
• Short / Documentary IFAD Theme: Section dedicated to short films / documentaries that tell stories on agricultural and rural development in rural areas of the Middle East, North Africa and Europe in which IFAD. It requires focus on nutrition and food security, agriculture, climate and environment, gender inequalities in rural areas, nutrition, rural youth and indigenous peoples.
La durata massima delle opere sarà di 20’ compresi i titoli di testa e coda.
• Short-documentary (DocuFarm): Section dedicated to authors who dedicate their art to documentary language, without preclusions of styles, genres and techniques of realization. The maximum duration will be 20 minutes including the opening and closing credits.
• Videoclip (FarmClip): Section dedicated to artists and directors who make music videos, a very different film language from the other sections. This space will give space to both the authors and the bands presented. The maximum duration will be 6' including the opening and closing credits.
• Farm Animation: Section dedicated to all the short films realized with the animation technique. Each theme and every type of story is part of the parameters as long as it is told with the animation. The maximum duration of the works will be 10' including the opening and closing credits.