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Identitaria - Food & Wine Festival is an annual international event that aims to promote territorial identities of the world and to enhance their cultures and typicalities through the cinematic and photographic storytelling of food and wine traditions and of the arts related to food and wine-growing. 
At the same time, the Festival aims to promote and enhance talented filmmakers and photographers to allow them a fruitful exchange of experiences, the direct comparison with the professionals of the sector and the expansion of skills, as well as of increasing the possibility of being known by a wider audience. 


Gaia International Film Festival - Stories of Lands and Food

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Gaia International Film Festival is the place to talk about food and its territories, societies and peoples, traditions and memory, culture ...
A Festival that aims to promote the territorial identities of the whole world and to enhance their cultures and typicality through the cinematic narration of food and wine traditions.
At the same time, the Festival aims to promote and enhance the talents of national and international independent cinema to allow them a fruitful exchange of experiences, direct comparison with professionals in the sector and the expansion of skills, as well as to increase the possibility of making themselves known from a wider audience.

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Gaia International Film Festival
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Next Festival Dates: 
06/24/2022 - 06/26/2022
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Stefano Conte
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Stefano Conte
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Stefano Conte
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The competition is divided into the following sections:

Food through the narration of the territorial identities in which it is sought, produced, transformed and the relationship of companies with production, research and transformation of food products; peoples, traditions, memory, culture ... awareness of the fragility of the planet and the need to preserve its balance through responsible individual and collective behaviors in the use of food resources.
Competitive section open to short films (up to 30′) from all over the world, not produced before 2019, complying with the theme of the section.

Food and wine tourism, a new way of traveling to know and understand other cultures through an experience of tasting the typical foods and drinks of the different territories.
Competitive section open to short films (up to 30′) from all over the world, not produced before 2019, complying with the theme of the section.

And Pluribus Unus - Unity and plurality together, this is the magical mix of Italian "taste".
A sedimentation and a slow evolution of ancient knowledge and traditions have created the amazing richness and diversity that today characterizes the taste, the cuisine, the Italian food. The identity of a nation, its eight thousand municipalities, its language and its dialects, its histories, its products, its people.
Competitive section open to short films (up to 30′) from all over the world, not produced before 2019, complying with the theme of the section.

The commercials are now recognized as real cinematographic works. This competitive section is open to advertising agencies, youtubers / bloggers from all over the world for audiovisual works, in the format of the spot, with a maximum duration of 60 ”, not produced before 2019, that advertise the brand of a company in the Food and Wine sectors or, through them, a specific territory.

The awards referred to the competition categories are:

1. Gaia Award for the best film on FOOD, TERRITORIES AND SOCIETY;
2. Bestgusto experience Award for the best film on FOOD AND WINE TOURISM;
3. Best Gusto Award for the best ITALIAN TASTE Film;
4. Gaia Blu Apple Award for the best FOOD & WINE BRAND SPOT.


Find and read the Rules and Regulations on
On the official website you can find the application form.

Submission of an entry to Gaia International Film Festival implies recognition and acceptance of Rules and Regulations without reservation.

All those who want to participate must register for free as a user on the Bestgusto portal ( Once enrolled, you will be able to take part in the competition.
BestGusto is the main sponsor of the festival and is the app of italian restaurants and pizzerias, of hospitality in Italy, of italian chefs and sommeliers, of italian producers ... and much more. One app, multiple solutions.


Festival Organization
Associazione culturale Anthipodi
Via Antonio Malaspina 11
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Gaia-Regolamento_Regulations-Ita_Eng.pdf397.88 KB
Gaia-Entry form_Ita-Eng.pdf759.58 KB


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