Slow Food on Film is an international festival of cinema and food promoted by Slow Food and Cineteca di Bologna. Its aim is the promotion of a new critical awareness of food culture through the screening of films, short films, documentaries, and TV series focusing on food-related issues in an original way, as well as on the agricultural and food industry’s effect on society and the environment, and on gastronomic memory as a common heritage to be safeguarded.
The Festival itself takes place on May 6-10, 2009 in Bologna, Italy. Submissions are now being accepted in the following categories:
Entries must be received by March 1, 2009. Entry forms are available online, as are the rules for submitting entries for consideration; additional information about the criteria for each category, 2008 award winners, is also available on the Slow Food on Film website.