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SESTRI LEVANTE

May 10-15, 2022

find your magic.
change the world.

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Oh, there you go. You are a rebel too. Just like us. We are an independent film festival who believes in great cinema that has a significant impact on society. 5 days of events, masterclasses, a competition of young directors from all over the world, workshops, red carpets and much more. And we’re doing it in a fabulous, far from mainstream setting: the Silence Bay in Sestri Levante, Italy. Browse our program and see what’s in store for 2020.

The winners of the 2022 edition

BEST FILM

Wild Roots

When Niki finds out that her father is in the city after his time in jail, she disobeys her grandma and secretly meets him. In

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BEST DOCUMENTARY

Amuka

The Democratic Republic of Congo could feed almost one person out of two on Earth. Nonetheless, 12 millions people in Congo are suffering from hunger

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OTHER AWARDS FILM SECTION
  • Best Actress: Mia Giraud e Antonija Belazelkoska (“Sisterhood”).
  • Best Actor: Gusztáv Dietz (“Wild Roots”)
  • Best Director: Lena Lanskih (regista di “Unwanted”).
  • Special mention:Unwanted” di Lena Lanskih (Russia, 2021).
  • Audience Award:Wild Roots” di Hajni Kis (Ungheria/Slovacchia, 2021).
  • Students Award:The Braves” di Anaïs Volpé (Francia, 2021).
OTHER AWARDS DOCUMENTARY SECTION
SPECIAL AWARDS
  • Human Star Award: Rula Jebreal.
  • Planet Star Award: Andy Lipkis.
  • Icon Award: Casey Affleck.
  • Career Award: Joan Bergin and Alessandro Gassmann.

Film Jury

Rula Jebreal
Casey Affleck
Dante Spinotti
Joan Bergin
Benedetto Habib

Documentaries Jury

Andy Lipkis
Chiara Francini
Roberto Pisoni
Barbara Schiavulli

Special Guests

Alessandro Gassmann
Nils Hartmann
Gabriele Muccino
Luca Zingaretti
Giuseppe Camuncoli
Paolo Ruffini
Anna Safroncik

Learn from the masters.

Il miglior cinema è composto da una visione straordinaria combinata con la perfezione tecnica. Tu hai quel tipo creatività. Noi ti diamo l’opportunità di apprendere la perfezione tecnica. Le masterclass del Riviera International Film Festival sono workshop di massimo livello tenuti da alcuni dei migliori registi, produttori, attori e professionisti dell’industria cinematografica di tutto il mondo

Impara come rivoluzionare il cinema di domani. 

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What’s new.

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THE HUNGARIAN MOVIE “WILD ROOTS” WINS RIVIERA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022

19 May 2022
Casey-Affleck

THE FIRST NAME OF THE RIVIERA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILED: ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER CASEY AFFLECK ON THE OFFICIAL JURY

15 March 2022
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THE HUNGARIAN MOVIE “AS FAR AS I KNOW” AND THE NORVEGIAN DOCUMENTARY “NEWTOPIA” ARE THE WINNERS OF RIVIERA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021

31 May 2021