Date set for RIFF 2015: 16-24 April
by Vittoria Scarpa
- In addition to the Nuovo Cinema Aquila, the 14th edition of the Rome Independent Film Festival plans to make use of a new venue: The Space – Cinema Moderno. Submissions are open until 15 December
The official dates of the RIFF - Rome Independent Film Festival have been made public – it will be held from 16-24 April 2015 in Rome. The Nuovo Cinema Aquila will be joined by a new venue, The Space – Cinema Moderno, which will host the Italian First Works section in Competition. The deadline for the submission of cinematic works to take part in the 14th edition of the festival (read the news) is 15 December 2014.
There will be over 150 titles selected for the competition. Furthermore, the RIFF 2015 programme will be chock-full of retrospectives and seminars that will tackle a variety of aspects related to indie film. The RIFF Awards, worth over €50,000, will be handed out at the end of the festival.
The RIFF is made possible thanks to the contribution of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism – General Directorate for Cinema, as well as the support of the Cultural, Arts and Sports Council of the Lazio Region. All the information you need to sign up and the public announcement itself can be found on www.riff.it.
(Translated from Italian)