Official Selection - Maremetraggio 2016 International Short Film Festival

We are excited to announce the Italian Premiere of The Smiling Man at Maremetraggio 2016, the International Short Film Festival! We will be screening at the piazza Verdi in the beautiful Trieste, Italy! It's going to be 9 days of screenings, special events, workshops, Q&A's and more, and we are proud to announce that we will be in competition for the Best Short Film award against other award-winning short films from around the world.

As the festival draws nearer, we will be updating this space with more information. Stay tuned!

Meanwhile, if you want to check out the list of films in the Maremetraggio section, click here:

About the International Shorts Film Festival

The XVII Edition of ShorTS –International Film Festival is getting closer! The Festival, lauded in Italy and everywhere around the world, will take place in Trieste, Italy, from 1th to 9th of July 2016, in the magnificent piazza Verdi, full by film lovers.  As usual, we offer you 9 days of excitement and promising new cinema.

Screening marathon, special events, workshops, cocktail parties, happenings, Q&As, meetings with actors and film-makers – we’ll have it all! The Festival is dedicated to young cinema, and always attracts many guests, new talents and film celebrities from all over the world, as well as tourists, eager to enrich their experiences in Trieste and Friuli-Venezia-Giulia.

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