Piazza del Festival | Excursion | Free

9:00 am

Escursione - FFDL


An excursion with the guides of Emozioni in Movimento to discover the geological history of the Lessinia: from the Vajo del Valon to the mountain huts of Malera, walking on the seabed of two hundred million years ago, between fossil outcrops and karst structures. Sign up: Tourist Office IAT Lessinia, tel. +39 045 2477050.

Piazza del Festival | Workshop 3+ | € 5

10:00 am

Laboratorio - FFDL


Walking in the woods, children (accompanied by a parent) will listen to the sounds of those woods and then gather stones, leaves, and branches, discovering that these can become musical instruments to play together, in a circle, with the teachers of Educare il Bosco. Sign up: Tourist Office IAT Lessinia, tel. +39 045 2477050.

Teatro Vittoria | Special Events | € 5

11:00 am

Anthropocene - The Human Epoch - FFDL

Anthropocene - The Human Epoch

Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier / 87 min / 2018 / Canada

A journey through forty-three places, from twenty countries on six continents to tell how human beings are exploiting the earth's resources and changing the planet more than all the other natural forces combined, so much so that we can speak of a new geological era: the Anthropocene.

Osteria del Festival | Coffee with the director | Free

2:00 pm

Caffè con il regista - FFDL

Coffee with the directors

The directors of the FFDL meet the public.

Teatro Vittoria | Special Events | € 5

4:00 pm



Andrew Stanton / 97 min / 2008 / United States

For 700 years, WALL-E has been the only inhabitant of planet Earth, which was abandoned by men due to excessive pollution. The little robot cleans it up with care, love and curiosity, until the day when he discovers a sprout in the trash that will change his life.

Sala Olimpica | Higher Words | Free

4:30 pm

Parole Alte - FFDL

Filippo Tapparelli

On a cold and hostile mountain, fourteen-year-old Giona follows the cruel orders of his grandfather and then, one day, succeeds in escaping. In a climate of hallucinatory temporal suspension, it seems that the village collapses onto itself and the earth drops away beneath the boy’s feet. The Veronese author Filippo Tapparelli recounts his debut novel, Giona’s Winter (Mondadori). Introduced by Nadia Massella.

Teatro Vittoria | Competition | € 5

6:00 pm

Uno strano processo - FFDL

Uno strano processo

A Strange Trial

Marcel Barelli / 10 min / 2018 / Switzerland

"I always wanted to make a film about hunting. I mean... against hunting!" Marcel Barelli talks about his childhood and the history of his family, traveling among the memories and facing the millenary tradition of hunting with fairy-tale irony.

Honeyland - FFDL


Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska / 85 min / 2019 / Macedonia

For Hatidze, bees are not a reason for living, but life itself. Still, she finds time to devote herself with affection to her elderly mother and to teach her new neighbours the secrets of beekeeping. But their avidity will end up destroying the world of this woman. 

Centro Socio Culturale | Visual explorations | Free

6:30 pm

Esplorazioni visive - FFDL


What can be the role of a photographer or an artist in dealing with the great contemporary problems such as the environmental emergency? The SÅM team presents the work of some international photographers who took on ecological issues with different approaches and languages; the speleologists of the GAM (Friends of the Mountain Group) and other Veronese groups tell about their own experience of cleaning the subsoil. Moderator Natalino Russo.

Teatro Vittoria | Competition | € 5

9:00 pm

Oro blanco - FFDL

Oro blanco

White Gold

Gisela Carbajal Rodríguez / 24 min / 2018 / Argentina, Germany

The saline deserts of Argentina encompass the world's largest lithium deposits. It is the white gold coveted by the mining multinationals, which deprive indigenous peoples and their llama farms of water and resources. But the resistance has been fighting for a long time.

The Absence of Apricots - FFDL

The Absence of Apricots

Daniel Asadi Faezi / 49 min / 2018 / Germany, Pakistan

In a remote valley in the mountains of Pakistan, the inhabitants remember the stories and lives of the people who lived in the villages now submerged by a large turquoise lake, which covered much of the land years before, when a river was blocked by a huge landslide.

Piazza del Festival | Concert | Free

11:00 pm

Concerto - FFDL


A daughter of the New Orleans gospel tradition, Mia Nkem Favour is one of the most highly regarded performers on the European blues scene. Joining her on the stage of the FFDL are Davide Serini (guitar), Danilo Parodi (bass), Alessandro Muda (Hammond organ and piano) and Mauro Mura (drums).


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