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Giffoni Film Festival – Giffoni Valle Piana

20-29 July 2023. The film festival with a jury of young people coming form all over the world

Giffoni Film Festival Campania Italy
20 Jul 2023 - 29 Jul 2023 Campania -Giffoni Valle Piana (Salerno)  Children | Cinema-Photography | Festival-Fairs

Giffoni Film FestivalFrom July 20th to 29th, 2023, It takes place in Giffoni Valle Piana, near Salerno, the 53rd edition of  Giffoni Film Festival, (now renamed “Giffoni Experience”) the film festival dedicated to movies for kids and young people.

The Giffoni Film Festival has been founded in 1971 by the 18th years’ young boy and movie lover, Claudio Gubitosi, in order to promote and develop movies for children and young people.

The jury is composed of children and teenagers aged between 3 – 18, divided into 5 different age categories and coming from all over the world. Their goal is to watch the movies, discuss them with directors, writers and actors and finally choose the winner.
Today the number of jurors has reached more than 6,000, from 52 countries from all over the world.

Over the years, many international stars have taken part in Giffoni Film Festival: Robert De Niro, Oliver Stone, Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, John Travolta, Wim Wenders, Meg Ryan, Kathy Bates, Krzystof Kieslowsky, Roman Polanski, Danny de Vito, Jennifer Aniston…
French director François Truffaut once said, “among all the film festivals, Giffoni is the most necessary”.

Visit the website or the Facebook page of the event for updates

Giffoni Valle Piana (Salerno) – region: Campania
Tel. +39 089 802 3001

(Photos from Giffoni Experience communication office.
In the cover photo Claudio Gubitosi and some Giffoners)

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