Next Stop: 2020

Next edition of the African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival – FESCAAAL will be held in march from 21st to 29th, 2020.

It’ll be a special edition to celebrate 30 years of activity!

The Call for Entries is open until december 20th, 2019. In order to submit films to be selected for the program of FESCAAAL FOLLOW THIS LINK.

The Festival’s sections

There are three competitive sections at Milan’s African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival:

“Windows on the World” Feature Films Competition
Prize euro 8,000*
Fiction and documentary films made by directors from Africa, Asia and Latin America (minimum running time 60 min.)
The competing feature films in 2019.

African Short Films Competition
Prize euro 2,000*
Fiction and documentary short films made by African directors (maximum running time 59 min.)
The competing African short films in 2019.

Extr’A Competition
Prize euro 1,000*
Fiction and documentary films made by Italian or Italian-based directors in the three continents (Africa, Asia and Latin America) or related to immigration, integration and interculture in Italy.
The competing Extr’A films in 2019.

*the prizes may vary

Only films and videos made in 2019 and 2020 – that preferably have not been previously screened in Italy – can take part in the competitive sections.

The non-competitive sections consist in special and thematic sections, retrospectives and tribute sections, as well as the Flash section, presenting significant previews of recent films by established directors, critically acclaimed films or films that have received awards at the most important international festivals.

Film submissions are free of charge.
The deadline is on 20th of December 2019.

A “festival in the festival” for new generations: 2nd MiWorld Young Film Festival – MiWY

A special attention in the selection step will be given to short african films and features from the 3 continents which can be screened at the second edition of the MiWorld Young Film Festival – MiWY (Milan, March, 23rd to 28th). MiWY is a festival fully dedicated to schools, evolution and empowerment of the educational and didactic activities of the COE Association in the framework of the FESCAAAL. A special program of films for new generations with eyes open to the world. Award of the 1stMiWY in 2019. 

For further information, read the regulations and don’t hesitate to contact us at

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