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Open Call 2023

Open Call 2023

The Call for Entries is now open. You can submit your film to participate to the next FESCAAAL in Milan, from March 18th to 26th, 2023

The Call to submit films for the 2023 edition of the African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival has closed on Dec. 16th!

It’s still possible only to submit films for the Extr’A Competition, dedicated to italian or Italy-based filmmakers.


The next edition will be held in Milan and online from March 18th to 26th, 2023.

New Deadline only for the Extr’A Competition: December 29th, 2022.
Submit your film!

Which films can be selected?

For the next FESCAAAL’s competitive sections we’re only selecting films and videos produced in 2022 and 2022 – preferably Italian premieres – in the following categories:

“Windows on the World” Feauture-Lenght Competition

Award euro 8,000*
Fiction and documentary films made by directors from Africa, Asia and Latin America (minimum running time 60 min.)

African Short Film Competition

Award euro 2,000*
Short films (fiction and documentaries) made by African directors (maximum running time 59 min.)

Extr’A Competition

Award euro 1,000*
Fiction films and documentaries made by Italian and Italian-based directors in the three continents (Africa, Asia and Latin America) or related to immigration, integration and interculture in Italy.

*Awards may vary

Curious about the selected films for the 2022 edition? Discover them here!

There aren’t only competitive sections: at FESCAAAL we are also presenting special sections and Flash Section, with special premieres of the most recent works made by well-known filmmakers, films acclaimed by critics or awarded at the greatest festival worldwide. Only the best of the contemporary cinema which tries to tell about the current events in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Special attention is given to shorts and features film from the three continent to present in the framework of the 4th edition of MiWorld Young Film Festival – MiWY (Milan, March, 20th-27th 2023). MiWY is a festival within the festival dedicated to new generations and teachers, which collects all the educational activities carried on by COE Association in the framework of film literacy projects.

Deadline: December 16th, 2022.

Submit your film and be part of the next FESCAAAL edition!

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