European Film Festival

 Now in its twenty-first edition, the European Film Festival in Lecce is the only film festival in Italy dedicated to European cinema. The festival aims at promoting European film productions, creating moments of reflection and discussion for the industry and industry professionals, while enhancing the work of local young writers. The festival represents a driver of cultural, economic and social development and promotion and supports dialogue and intercultural integration through cinema. Some of the guests were Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Carlo Verdone, Aleksandr Sokurov, Valerio Mastandrea, Stephen Frears, Ildikò Enyedi and Michael Winterbottom.