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Rome Film Fest

In October and November, screenings, events and international guests at Rome Film Fest

Lazio - Rome Film Fest
26 Oct 2017 - 05 Nov 2017 Lazio -Rome  Cinema/Photography | Festival

From October 26th to November 5th 2017, Rome hosts the 12th edition of Rome Film Fest. The main venue of the festival are Auditorium Parco della Musica, a multi-functional public music complex designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, and MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, designed by architect Zaha Hadid. In addition, several side events and screenings take place also in other parts of the city.

Founded in 2006, Rome Film Fest hosts screenings, encounters, exhibitions, events, conferences, debates. Similar to Toronto International Film Festival, Rome Film Fest is a non-competitive film festival and the winners are chosen by the audience.

Usually the program is divided into several sections:


A selection of some of the year’s most important films.

Cinema d’oggi (Nowadays cinema)

A selection of feature films of young or already successful directors.

Mondo Genere (Genre world)

A selection of films belonging to different film genres.

Prospettive Italia (Italian prospectives)

This section aims to highlight the new trends in the Italian cinema.

Alice nella Città (Alice in the City)

This section is devoted to children film and has two competitive subsections, one for over-12 films and the other under-12. The members of the jury are teenagers from 14 to 18 years old.

(Photos: Rome Film Fest Facebook page)

Go to the website Rome Film Fest