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Submissions for the 29th African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival
are now closed! Thank you very much!

How to apply

It’s now possible to submit films to take part in the next edition of African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival, which will take place in Milan from 23rd to 31st March 2019.

Applying is simple, it only takes two steps:

  1. fill in the entry form, after reading the rules
  2. send us a screener for the selection (subtitled in English or French), preferably by link or on DVD, to the Festival Office.



Deadline: December, 21st  2018

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 2018.

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 2018.

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 2018.

*the prizes may vary

Only films and videos made in 2018 and 2019 – 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 21st of December 2018.


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


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