Perugia International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Perugia International Film Festival

SINCE: 2012

WHERE: Perugia, Umbria, Italy


As a non-competitive festival, the Perugia International Film Festival aims to present groundbreaking films while also celebrating the art and the craft of cinema. Karen Arikian, Artistic Director for the Festival, is widely recognized as a significant contributor to the international film community. Arikian will work closely with Emanuele Rossi, President of the Festival, in shaping the Festivalʼs program.

The Perugia International Film Festival will present films that exemplify traditions of craftsmanship as well as of aesthetic and technological innovation. An annual focus of the Festival will be to honor the work of the masters behind Costume Design and Production Design – integral, but rarely recognized, disciplines. In addition, the Festival intends to celebrate recent developments in film preservation and will showcase newly restored award-winning films. Moderated discussions and panels will present audiences with an opportunity for an immersive experience in all aspects filmmaking.

Perugia International Film Festival