Oh, there you go. You are a rebel too. Just like us. We are an independent film festival who believes that great cinema can have a significant impact on society. 10 days of digital screenings, a competition for young directors from all over the world, and much more. We’re doing it in a fabulous setting: the Silence Bay in Sestri Levante, Italy. Browse our program and see what’s in store for 2021.
Best Movie: “As Far as I Know” by Nandor Lorincz and Balint Nagy (Hungary).
Best Documentary: “Newtopia” by Audun Amundsen (Norway).
Best Director: Malou Reyman (“A Perfectly Normal Family”).
Best Actor: Julian Vergov (“German Lessons”).
Best Actress: Kaya Toft Loholt (“A Perfectly Normal Family”).
Audience Award: “Spagat” by Christian Johannes Koch (Switzerland).
Special Mention Documentary: “The Magnitude of All Things” by Jennifer Abbott (Canada).
Outstanding cinema is terrific vision combined with unprecedented skills. You have that creative vision. We can provide you those great skills. The masterclasses at Riviera International Film Festival are top-level workshops held by some of the best directors, producers, actors and professionals in the world. The best part of it? They are totally free! Check our mentors down below.
Besides movie shows and masterclasses, the Riviera International Film Festival holds many different panels, performances, exhibitions and workshops, for you or for your kids. That’s because we believe that cinema is a shared, empowering experience that enables personal growth and a better understanding of our world. Be part of the game. Browse our schedule and sign up for the events of your choice.
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