Alpe Adria Cinema is once again renewing its annual appointment with the Cinema of Central and Eastern Europe: the 16th Edition of the Trieste Film Festival, planned from 20th to 27th January 2005 (at the cinema Excelsior of Trieste and the Teatro Miela), in eight days of programme explores the films of a vast geographic area stretching from Central Europe to the Asian republics.

Also for this 16th Edition the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation has collaborated with Alpe Adria Cinema – Triestefilmfestival conferring the International Award Laboratorio Mediterraneo 2005to the best short film "Dver" by Russian director Viktor Asliuk.