SESTRI LEVANTE

May 20 | 30, 2021

Revolutions start with a dream.

Revolutions
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with a dream.

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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.

ALL REVOLUTIONS START WITH A DREAM.

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The winners of the 2021 edition

BEST FILM

As Far as I Know

The life of a couple is suddenly turned upside down after a traumatic event. After a party with their friends, Dénes and Nóra quarrel and

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BEST DOCUMENTARY

Newtopia

Norwegian Audun Amundsen is driven by his search for a utopian world and ends up in the jungles of Indonesia. Here he meets the shaman

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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).

Learn from the masters.

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.

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BRINGING BACK THE POWER OF EXPERIENCE.

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.

Stop watching. Start acting.

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What’s new.

Check what we’ve been up to. Browse our latest news down below.

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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
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AUBREY PLAZA RECEIVES THE ICON AWARD
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31 May 2021
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RIVIERA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 STARTS TODAY

17 May 2021
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