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Written by: FFT Webmaster | February 1st, 2011


From March 18 to 25 at the Nuovo Cinema Aquila in Rome

The 10th Rome Independent Film Festival Italy’s new generation
directors: Dominedò, Rocchetti, Zampino, Albanesi. In the Jury: Fariborz

RIFF AWARDS 2011– March 18-25, 2011 at the
Nuovo Cinema Aquila – this year celebrates a decade of independence,
puts focus on Italian production and showcases the best foreign films.

The festival will present some 150 *works including* national and international premiers confirming its reputation as the country’s leading purveyor of independent film.

Titles stand out among the foreign films in competition: “All That I Love” by Jacek Borcuch, Audience Award and Best Production Design at the /Polish Film/ Festival and Polish candidate for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, “180°” by Cihan Inan, hailed at the /Zurich Festival/, and noted Director Max Sender’s “Christopher Roth” a psychological thriller with Anna Galiena, Joaquim de Almeida and Ben Gazzara.

A significant portion of this year’s feature film competition is
dedicated to “new” Italian directors:  Gabriele Albanesi’s horror film,
“In the mouth of Ubaldo Terzani”, “5” by Francesco Maria Dominedò,
“18 years: the world at my feet” is entered by Elisabetta Rocchetti;” and “The Legacy” *is offered Michael Zampino.  All selected works will be published on <>.

The *RIFF Awards* *2011 international jury* includes, among others, producer Gianluca Arcopinto, Iranian Kurdish filmmaker Fariborz Kamkari (The Flowers of Kirkuk), director Cinzia TH Torrini, the Anilogue International Animation Festival Director, Liszka Tamás and actress Valentina Carnelutti.

Participant in the numerous workshops and seminars that accompany the
festival, the European Forum of Independent Producers, partners with
project “Producers on the Move” and Women Make Movies – an American
non-profit organization promoting media arts by women.

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Marino Midena, +39.347.7162033 – Elisabetta Colla +39.333.2736455 <>, <>
INFO: Fabrizio Ferrari direttore artistico +39.06.45425050
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