After celebrating the 40th edition in streaming last year, Filmmaker Festival is back to physical this year, taking place in Milan from November 12th to 21st. The program is articulated through seven sections (International Competition, Prospettive Competition, Out of Competition, Fuori formato, Europa 2021 – Dancing in the Dark, Teatro sconfinato, Over) for a total of 71 films from 14 countries, including 22 world premieres and 12 Italian premieres. The core of the festival remains documentary and cutting-edge cinema. The opening film is Atlantide – which celebrated its world premiere in the Orizzonti section of the Venice Film Festival – marking the comeback of director Yuri Ancarani with a coming of age set in the Venice lagoon.