The fourth edition took place at the Oxer Cinema of Latina on the 18th and 19th September 2020
This Festival is organized every year by the Department of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine and the Bariatric Center of Excellence – Sapienza University of Rome – Polo Pontino, in partnership with the City of Latina and the non-profit organization Amici Obesi, Villa Miralago Eating Behavior Health Center and SAFE – Safe Food Advocacy Europe.
The Festival aims to promote correct eating habits, as well as to increase public awareness of the issues that living with obesity and eating disorders can cause. The Festival also aims to disclose the social, psychological and interpersonal impact that these disorders have on teenagers and adults, as well as fight the stigma that is associated to it.
The Festival was addressed to professional or amateur directors: they must send short films – maximum 20 minutes long – relevant to the Festival mission:
“obesity, food, nutrition, eating disorders”.
The selected films were screened in two afternoon sessions on Friday the 18th of September (16:30-22:00) and Saturday the 19th September 2020 (16:30-22:00).
Gianfranco Pannone, the president of the Jury, awarded the Premio Città di Latina (City of Latina Award) and the Menzione speciale (Special mention) on the 19th of September 2020 at the end of the screening of the selected short films.
A Special mention was also given by the students of the film school Gian Maria Volonté