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The Festival will take place in four days at Cittadella dei Musei, Piazza Arsenale Cagliari.

Three days will be devoted to screenings and panel discussions, while the fourth day, along with the official closing of the Festival, will take place the awards.

The competition will be divided into three sections:

Archaeology: film dedicated to the archeology of the Mediterranean.

Archeolifelab: section dedicated to schools. Students, within educational projects, are invited to design and product film on archaeological heritage.

ArcheoMedSites: section dedicated to the archaeological sites of the project ArcheoMedSites (www.archeomedsites.com): Cagliari-Tuvixeddu and Carbonia – Monte Sirai in Sardinia (Italy), Paestum and Velia in Campania (Italy), Carthage and Kerkouane (Tunisia), Shooting Al-Bass and Tyre city (Lebanon).

A skilled and qualified jury will select, for each section, the best work among those admitted to competition.

The jury will include archaeologists, specialists in cinema and institutional representatives of the Mediterranean countries.

The festival program includes also panel discussions (Archeolife Panels) on the issues of safeguard, enhancement and management of cultural heritage.

Panels will be curated by the Archaeological Superintendency of Sardinia within the project ArcheoMedSites and the Department of History, Cultural Heritage and Territory of the University of Cagliari, in collaboration with the Cultural Association Onlus Itzokor.

Specialists and international institutional representatives will examine issues related to cultural heritage in the overview of comparing and sharing experiences and common needs, of participation and exchange of knowledge and best practices, of strengthening institutional cooperation at the level of the Mediterranean basin.