Compétition internationale
43rd edition
19>28 november 2021, Nantes
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2020 Programme

42nd EDITION

THE HOME AND THE WORLD: A WELCOME ESCAPE WITH THE 3 CONTINENTS 

For this edition the Festival team is offering a freely accessible (subject to availability) selection of films, which have left their mark on the history of the festival over the last ten years. Also, two films from the Special Screenings of the Official Selection 2020 are proposed. 

A different film will be screened every evening of the week and two films on the weekend days from 20 to 29 November 2020 on the platform Festival Scope, a partner of the festival: https://www.festivalscope.com/page/festival-des-3-continents/ (available in France only).

Online booking available 24 hours before the screening.

Watch the films of The Home and The World…Download The House and The World… (in French)

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

The Festival des 3 Continents has maintained the International Competition this year with 8 films not yet screened in France, Europe or elsewhere in the world.

On the programme, 5 fiction and 3 documentary films will be submitted to the appreciation of a jury of professionals (responsible for awarding the Montgolfière d’or et Montgolfière d’argent prizes) and that of the Youth Jury (Young Jury Award).

As soon as the situation allows, the films of the competition will be shown in the Nantes cinemas. Following these showings and audience votes, the RFI-Wik Prize of the Public will be awarded. 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

The Festival des 3 Continents will offer professionals the opportunity to discover a selection of films shown in Special Screenings, as a complement to the films of the International Competition. In addition to films not screened in France, the festival will also welcome several films from the Cannes Classics 2020 Selection. By giving visibility to works whose discovery has been impeded by the context of the pandemic, the festival team wishes to show their attachment to the authors and also their support to producers and distributors.

The films of the International Competition and of the Special Screenings, which give their consent, will be accessible to professionals and the press in the video library of the Festival on Festival Scope Pro (https://pro.festivalscope.com/festival/show/festival-des-3-continents/2020) from November 20 to December 6 2020.

20th PRODUIRE AU SUD WORKSHOP

The Festival des 3 Continents will be hosting online its 20th Nantes workshop devoted to acquiring tools for international coproduction. The projects of the six two-person teams (producer/filmmaker) selected for the 2020 workshop will benefit from the experience, training and support of a group of experts in the development of the construction of their full-length film. The participants in the 2020 workshop come Azerbaidjan, Brazil, Palestine-Jordan, Thailand, Uganda and Zimbabwe. This edition preceeds the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Produire au Sud in 2021, a labeled year which will bring together the six other countries where it is at present established (India, Israel, Morocco, South Africa, Taiwan and Thailand).

In partnership with IEA, Institut d’Etudes Avancées de Nantes.

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