The Little Saint by Silvia Brunelli won the best Italian Feature Film at the XX edition of the RIFF – Rome Independent Film Festival.
Rome Independent Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Rome Independent Film Festival
WHERE: Roma, Italy
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The RIFF Awards – Rome Independent Film Festival, is an international independent film festival whose main goal is to promote contemporary cinema. The festival takes place in Rome in November over 7 days and showcases about 100 premieres of both Italian and international films which are distributed over 13 sections: first and second feature films, documentaries, short films, experimental films and animations, scripts and screenplays that stood out for their contents and techniques’ originality.
Havel by Slávek Horák, inspired by the life of the Czech president, wins Best Feature Film at 2020 Rome Independent Film Festival.
Rome Independent Film Festival 2020 ends with the traditional Love & Pride Day – dedicated to LGBTQ films including, the premiere of Asphalt Goddess by Julián Hernández.
The 2020 Rome Independent Film Festival goes online with more than 85 films, including feature films, documentaries, animated and experimental videos.
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.