Eurovision Palermo Film Festival

Main mission of Annual Eurovision Palermo Film Festival is to create a bridge between East and West part of the world bring more diversity in to the Mediterranean countries and promote Mediterranean cinema to international audience. To make unfamiliar part of the world, familiar let them know the beauty of different cultures and build friendship through films but as well help create universal peace through arts and cultural heritage The Festival provides opportunities for independent filmmakers to have their films screened at great red carpet-style venues to a passionate audience of film professionals, film students, journalists and the general public and aims to promote and support independent and Industry filmmaking.

Champions films that expand, experiment with, and explode traditional storytelling. The crossroads of film, art, and media technology as a hotbed for innovation, showcasing cutting-edge new media work and panels that explore the expansion of cinema culture.

Driven by innovation and experimentation, the Shorts Programs call out filmmaking’s most original voices. Shorts Programs Presented by YouTube.

Eurovision Film Festival’s Power of Story series looks to deepen public engagement with storytelling, explore cinema culture, and celebrate artists whose work propels the form.


Cinema BAR revives the culture of conversation, offering audiences the opportunity to engage with an array of filmmakers and artists in an informal dialogue over coffee and treats.

Exploring cinema, body and soul, these events celebrate the art and craft of filmmaking and offer a behind-the-scenes look at the creative, collaborative spirit of the artists who make movie magic.

Filmmaker Lodge panels take on compelling themes emerging from Festival films and explore broader trends in contemporary independent cinema.

Featuring innovative tech, forward-thinking strategies, and the possibilities of what the future might bring, New Frontier panels explore pushing the boundaries of storytelling.

Films from the Washington Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair

Director: Adriano Trapani - Writing Credits
Director: Steve Encell and Pasquale Encell
Director: Gabriela Nafissi
Director: Pasquale Encell and Steve Encell