The 2020 Rome Independent Film Festival goes online with more than 85 films, including feature films, documentaries, animated and experimental videos.
Rome Independent Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Rome Independent Film Festival
WHERE: Roma, Lazio
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Since its first edition in 2001, RIFF has become an event that is followed with more and more interest by the public in Rome and a reference for worldwide filmmakers.
Japanese director Hikari’s “37 Seconds” was awarded the Best Film prize at the 18th edition of the RIFF – Rome Independent Film Festival.
“We” by dutch director Rene Eller, an adaptation of the eponymous and controversial novel “Wij” by Elvis Peeters won the award for Best Feature Film at the 17th edition of the Rome Independent Film Festival
Polish Film “The Girl from the Wardrobe”, Swedish documentary “No Burqas Behind Bars” Win Top Awards at 13th Rome Independent Film Festival
The Polish film, The Girl From The Wardrobe (Dziewczyna Z Szafy) from first-time director Bodo Kox, won the award for Best International Feature Film at the 13th Rome Independent Film Festival which ran March 16th to 23rd 2014. The film is about two brothers who strike up a friendship with their mysterious next-door neighbor. The Swedish documentary, No Burqas Behind Bars, by Nima Sarvestani won the award for Best International Documentary. This documentary takes viewers inside one of the worlds most restricted environments: an Afghan womens prison. Through the prisoners own stories we explore how moral crimes are used to control women.