Bellaria film festival 8—12 May 2024

What is independent cinema? Those films that have the ability to make us forget how, where and why they were made, and then able to make us question it again.
— Enrico Ghezzi

 

42 Bellaria Film Festival, one of the major Italian film festival dedicated to independent cinema, will take place from 8 to 12 May 2024, in Bellaria Igea Marina (Rimini, Italy).

Organised by the Municipality of Bellaria Igea Marina, the artistic director is Daniela Persico, and it’s organised by Approdi, a, auteur cinema start-up.

 

The Bellaria Film Festival is the home of independent Italian cinema, a special one, right on the sea. Since 1983 it’s a reference point for new and courageous experiments in cinema.

9 February 2024

THE CALL FOR BFF HUB IS NOW OPEN!

The call for BFF HUB is now open until February 28. During the 42nd edition of Bellaria Film Festival, from February 8 to 12. Four workshops with tutors and experts for young cinema lovers who want to become the experts of the future.

24 January 2024

BFF42 – NEW DATES!

Bellaria Film Festival 42, historical festival devoted to italian independent films, will take place from 8 to 12 May 2024, in Bellaria Igea Marina!

 

New dates to better fit the cinematographic national calendar.

3 November 2023

SUBMIT YOUR FILM AT THE 42 BELLARIA FILM FESTIVAL

From 3 November the official call for film submissions to the 42nd Bellaria Film Festival is open on FilmFreeWay. Double deadline: 18 December 2023 early bird and 23 February 2024 final deadline.

 

New gazes, new perspectives and visions of cinema: to broaden our horizons and boundaries, a new journey into independent cinema.

23 March 2023

Where to sleep at BFF41

Here are the special agreements for overnight stays during Bellaria Film Festival 41 in Bellaria Igea Marina, from 10 to 14 May 2023. Breakfast and accreditation for Bellaria Film Festival 41 is included for each person!