For the next year the cinematographic event announced for the “Science & Society” Section, a new competitive section dedicated to short movies from all over world and create in collaboration with ESOF2020 Trieste (EuroScience Open Forum), the largest event focused on the debate between science, technology, society and politics.
Great news for this 2020 edition of ShorTS International Film Festival, which for the next year’s edition announces a new competitive section in addition to the traditional ones of Maremetraggio, Shorter Kids’n’Teens, Nuove Impronte and ShorTS Virtual Reality.
For this year’s edition, which will be held from 26th June to 4th July 2020, the festival today opens submissions for “Science&Society”, a new competitive section dedicated to short movies from all over the world. The section is create in collaboration with ESOF 2020 (EuroScience Open Forum), the most important European event focused on the debate between science, technology, society and politics which will be held in Trieste from 5th to 9th July 2020.
Days of debate that will attract to the city scientists, entrepreneurs, public administrators and participants from all over the world while the “Science in the City Festival” (27th June-11th July 2020) will bring various events of art and science through the city’s streets. Between these events the collaboration with ShorTS IFF and the creation of the “Science&Society” Section are also included. This special section is dedicated to short movies from all over the world which are freely inspired by the claim of ESOF2020 Trieste “Freedom for science, science for freedom” and which tell the relationship between technology, science and society.The short movies must not exceed 12 minutes in terms of length (titles included) and must have been produced after the January, 2018.
In order to submit short movies in this section of the Festival it is necessary to complete the online procedure on Festhome. From the end of October will be available also the online procedure on Filmfreeway. Submissions for this section will close on January 2020.