The jury made up of Stella Egypt, Simone Catania and Nello Scavo awarded the prize for best documentary to "The Second Life" by Sicilian director Davide Gambino, an Italy / Germany / Belgium co-production presented in regional preview. As the director was able to declare,...

The musician Roy Paci and the actress Antonella Attili arrive at the 13th edition of SiciliAmbiente which takes place until 24 July in San Vito Lo Capo. The Festival directed by Antonio Bellia, with the organizational direction of Sheila Melosu, has always been an important...

At SiciliAmbiente on Thursday 22 July at 7.00 pm in Room 2 at the tourist harbor of San Vito Lo Capo, the event of Greenpeace Italia, historical partner of the festival, is awaited. The meeting, entitled "Climate crisis: a vision is missing. How the Recovery...

At SiciliAmbiente on Wednesday 21 July, among the documentaries the film No News by Lennart Hüper will be presented, from Germany as an Italian premiere. At the center of the story is the ship Lifeline of the German NGO by the same name which, in...

SiciliAmbiente goes live and Tuesday 20 July we start at dawn with a new appointment between 5:30 and 7:30 on the Lungomare with SUP Sunrise & breathing mindfulness - Group outing in Stand Up Paddle with breathing mindfulness session and breakfast , by SUPrising. In the...

The Festival starts today, Sunday 18 July at 7.30 pm in the Garden with the presentation of the book "The Lesson of the Elephant" by Marco Rizzo in the presence of the author. The narrative is inspired by real experiences of asylum seekers and is...

Guest of honor this year will be the actress Antonella Attili, who will hold the event "Between Rights and Environment" with a series of environmental-themed readings interpreted by her during the final evening. On Wednesday 21 July at 9.30 pm in the Garden, at the end...

Three jurors of the 2021 edition of the 13th edition of SiciliAmbiente: the producer and director Simone Catania, the actress Stella Egitto and the journalist Nello Scavo. Simone Catania is one of the founding members of Indyca, an independent production company based in Turin that has...

SICILIAMBIENTE FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAM OF THE 13TH EDITION Every day from 18th to 24th July Via Savoia: 17: 30/23: 00 Opening of the Infopoint of the Festival and of Arpa Sicilia, of the stand of Navarra Editore, of Amnesty International Italia, of Idee Storte Paper and of Malli. Tourist...

Among the short films in competition, a world premiere and 5 Italian premieres from 19 countries around the world. These are the 12 short films in competition: 100 Days of Badass Women by Douglas John Imbrogno from the USA in an Italian premiere. A West Virginia artist...

Six feature films will compete for the best film, all united by the theme of travel in its many forms: real, experienced and metaphorical. From Italy, Assandira by Salvatore Mereu with Gavino Ledda, Anna König, Marco Zucca Corrado Giannetti, Samuele Mei. Soaked in water right into...

There will be 8 documentaries in competition, including world and Italian premieres, which address a plurality of highly topical issues related to the impact of mankind on the planet and addressed by some of the most interesting international filmmakers from seven countries. They range from...

They bring dreams, desires and life plans. They live in fear, abuse, and violence. Those who run are looking for refuge, a place of welcome where they can live in dignity. To achieve this simple goal, which for that part of human beings living in the West...

For the column linked to the SiciliAmbiente Film Festival today we propose two films suggested by Riccardo Costantini of Cinemazero: Behemot (2015) of Chinese director Zhao and Liang and Gaza (2019) of Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell. "When you are uncertain, you must let your heart...

Countdown to the 13th edition of SiciliAmbiente Film Festival, which has always been an important national and international point of reference for cinema linked to the planet's environmental issues, sustainable development, biodiversity and human rights. From July 18 to 24 in San Vito Lo Capo. Among...

For the new column by SiciliAmbiente Film Festival today we propose: "Waltz with Bashir" suggested by Maurilio Mangano, Casting Director (U.I.C.D.) "The emotional impact caused by Waltz with Bashir certainly depends on the unsettling, crudely dreamlike and realistic graphics, rock music, and hallucinatory atmospheres that make...

THE COVE (Usa 2009) Recommended by Antonio Bellia, artistic director SiciliAmbiente Director: Louie Psihoyos With Ric O’Barry Oscar for Best Documentary 2010 In 2009, when I did the first edition of SiciliAmbiente, the question that I heard most frequently was: can cinema really raise public awareness against heinous crimes of...

Last Call! New deadline for the film competition. We have received several requests regarding the extension of the call for films. Hoping to please everyone, we announce with great pleasure that the new deadline is May 10th. We can't wait! #WaitingforSiciliAmbiente...

Siciliambiente Film Festival was born 13 years ago. At that time there was talk of sustainable development in many areas, but very little in cinema. There were major festivals that dealt with human rights and others that dealt with the environment. But for us, those...

SiciliAmbiente Film Festival announces the dates of the 13th edition which will take place from 18 to 24 July in San Vito Lo Capo. The 2020 edition, in compliance with the regulations in force regarding Covid-19, took place physically, and the hope is that this...

The prizes of the 4 competitive sections of the 12th edition of SiciliAmbiente have been announced: international documentaries, short films, animated films, and feature films. The prizes were awarded by the jury composed of Violante Placido, Fulvia Caprara and Agostino Ferrente. The Best Documentary Award went...

Termina sabato 8 agosto la XII edizione di SiciliAmbiente con la cerimonia di premiazione delle 4 sezioni competitive del festival: documentari internazionali, cortometraggi, film d’animazione e lungometraggi di finzione. La cerimonia si svolgerà alle 21.15 in sala Giardino. A seguire Violante Placido si esibirà in un mini acoustic live accompagnato dalla chitarra. Giurata di questa edizione del festival e testimonial di Amnesty International...

Al via da martedì 4 agosto la XII edizione di SiciliAmbiente, che si terrà dal 4 all’8 agosto a San Vito Lo Capo. Il festival, diretto da Antonio Bellia, con la direzione organizzativa di Sheila Melosu,  prenderà il via alle 19.30 nella sala Giardino con la presentazione del libro di Davide Ficarra “Segui la cenere” (Navarra Editore)...

Programma delle proiezioni e degli eventi speciali in Sala 1 e Sala 2 TUTTI I GIORNI ►Via Savoia: ore 17:30/23:00 Apertura dell’Infopoint del Festival, dello stand di Navarra Editore, di Amnesty International Italia e di Idee Storte Paper MARTEDÌ 4 AGOSTO SICILIAMBIENTE FILM FESTIVAL SALA 1 - GIARDINO ► 19:30 Aperitivo...

World premiere from Italy "The War in Cuba" by Renato Giugliano from Italy also the "Exodus" by Ciro Formisano from Austria "Crush my Heart" by Alexandra Makarová from Iran "Highway" by Seyedeh Farzaneh Amini Starting this year, SiciliAmbiente ha added an international competition for fiction feature films to the...

Siciliambiente announces the selection of fiction, documentary, and animation short films with the 21 titles in competition that will be presented at the 12th edition of the festival. 11 fiction and documentary short films in competition: Somewhere On Planet Earth by Silvia Zeitlinger (Italy, Algeria, 2019) in...

The 12th edition of SiciliAmbiente will once again partner with Greenpeace Italia. This year, Greenpeace will be the protagonist of a focus on climate change thanks to the presence at the festival of Giuseppe Onufrio, Executive Director of Greenpeace Italy, Alessandro Giannì, Director of Campaigns at...

There will be 8 documentaries in competition at the 12th edition of SiciliAmbiente Film Festival directed by Antonio Bellia, with project manager Sheila Melosu, which recount the impact of man on the planet from the attentive eye of some of the most interesting international filmmakers. These...

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