Compétition internationale
42th edition
20>29 november 2020, Nantes

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Submit a film

Film submissions for the 2020 Official Selection – usually composed by an International Competition and Special Screenings – are closed.

The 42nd edition of the Festival des 3 Continents will take place in Nantes from 20th to 29th November 2020.

Preselection Conditions

1) Directors must originate or be nationals of an African, Latin American or Asian country.
2) Films must be at least 45 minutes in length.
3) Films must be completed after 1st November 2019 and unreleased in France
(no programming in Festivals, commercial screening, no TV or VoD broadcasting concerning the films selected to the International Competition) before the opening of the Festival des 3 Continents.

Full regulations here. Please read carefully.
Please note: the film must comply the mentioned criteria; otherwise the programming team won’t consider the submission.

To submit a film, you need to:

1. Comply with the preselection conditions.
2. Fill out the online entry form:
– Indicate an online screener link or send your film on DVD to the address indicated in the entry form.

– Proceed with the payment of an entry fee of 12€ via the PayPal button.

– Once the form is fully completed, please do not forget to validate your subscription.

An email confirming the submission will be immediately sent to your email address.


Filmmakers having their film selected at the festival will be personally contacted. The official selection will be published on the festival’s website in early November 2020.


For further information, please contact the Film Office:

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