Cinema of Small Nations Competition
Launched in 2019, the Cinema of Small Nations Competition is Valletta Film Festival’s main competitive event open to productions from thirty-four small nations in Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
Twelve feature films or documentaries compete for a number of awards in the feature length section of the festival and up to twenty-four short films are selected to compete for the best short film.
These are the countries eligible to participate in the Cinema of Small Nations Competition:
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Bahrain, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Georgia, Iceland, Ireland, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Moldova, Norway, Northern Ireland, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Scotland and Wales.
The next edition of the Cinema of Small Nations Competition is scheduled to happen in 2022.