Food Film Menu Collaborating Festivals and Institutions
FoodFilmFestival – Aarhus
Aarhus-Central Denmark, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2017 (Denmark)
FoodFilmFestival is the first Nordic festival to combine food and media. Every year the festival opens its doors to events filled with inspiration, new documentaries, food films and media combined with culinary experiences. FoodFilmFestival focuses on the UN’s global goals on food, sustainability, health and climate change, on new medias and art, documentaries from international film festivals and, not least, tastings from Europe’s Gastronomy regions. Since 2016, FoodFilmFestival has successfully introduced young and upcoming filmmakers to a wider audience through film screenings, collaborations, workshop and dinners.
Girona Film Festival – Girona
Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2016 (Spain)
The Girona Film Festival takes place annually during the last week of September in the historic city centre of Girona. Specialised in stimulating talent and creativity, for 32 years now, this event has managed to gather and highlight skilled creators from all over the world, providing them with opportunities to increase their self-esteem and self-criticism. During five days, the Festival showcases over 200 film premieres (mainly shorts) in the city theatres and 200 more films in cultural centres, representing all cinema industries from across the globe.
The EATSA Art & Tourism Film Festival aims to honour and celebrate creativity, innovation, and change initiatives, that enhance the knowledge of the world and the sense of appreciation for the human essence and environmental beauty. A catalysing agent for regeneration-based tourism industry transformation, EATSA-ATFF fosters and promotes the engagement of good practices and the creation of socially equitable, environmentally respectful, and economically sustainable tourism models. Organised by the Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA), the Festival adopts the set of principles underlying the Manifesto for the regeneration of the tourism sector.
Since its first edition in Barcelos, in 2008, ART&TUR Festival has effectively accomplished its mission of making the world acquainted with the best audiovisual tourism productions made in Portugal and, reciprocally, showing the Portuguese the best tourist cinema productions worldwide. As a forum for sharing experiences, ART&TUR Festival has earned high international recognition, thanks to the quality and quantity of films it distinguishes every year.
South Aegean, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019 (Greece)
The Amorgos Tourism Film Festival is an international, annual four-day event that presents the elite of tourism and travel videos. Launched in 2010 during the 8th International Convention on Culture and Tourism “YPERIA,” the event is a meeting and networking point for journalists, filmmakers, directors and producers from around the world. It is considered one of the most important festivals in the Greek Tourism Audio-visual sector and acts as a unique worldwide inspiration in the filmmaking industry. Organized by the Municipality of Amorgos and the Cultural Women Association of Amorgos, the festival is supported by the Greek National Organisation, the Region of South Aegean Islands and the Ministry of Aegean and Island Policy. Since 2017, the Amorgos Film Festival is a member of CIFFT.
Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 (Spain)
The Menorca International Film Festival (FICME) is the the seventh art annual event on the island, with a social and sustainable spirit which permeates its programming and organisation from the contest, aware of the positive effect it has to promote its culture and art, as well as a social and ecological awareness in Menorca. The Cooking Films is a festival that combines cinema and gastronomy, by organising thematic screenings and dinners in unique locations on the island, in the presence of internationally renowned chefs.
NNLE Youth Palace of Zugdidi Municipality
NNLE Youth Palace of Zugdidi Municipality is an outside-the-school, multi-profile, educational institution, that helps youth to organise their free time properly and to show their creative potential. Youth palace provides the development of professional skills in youth, conducts practical and theoretical work for achievements, develops journalistic skills. Provides highly professional training and promotion of various fields of art, such as Georgian Folklore, Folk Instrument Ensemble, Classical and Pop Music, Study Group of Guitar, Vocal – Instrumental Ensemble, Georgian Folk Choreography, Theatre for youth, Sports and modern Dances, Drama Studio, Visual Arts.