Inside the festival
The Auditorium Parco della Musica is the true heart of the International Rome Film Festival where, in addition to the screenings of the films one can also attend meetings, exhibitions and events that are not exclusively film based. Audiences will have 7 film houses to choose from (Santa Cecilia, Sinopoli, Petrassi, Teatro Studio, Studio 2, Studio 3 and the Salacinema LOTTO) and other spaces such as the Foyers, AuditoriumArte, DISARONNO Contemporary Terrace, Lancia Café and Risonanze - the Alitalia Space. The venues will all be equipped with digital projection technologies and 3D stereo vision systems. Alongside this space there is also the Cinema Village, created for the occasion along the Viale Pietro de Coubertin, in a temporary marquee structure designed to house screenings, info points, ticket offices and a vast restoration area which includes cafeterias, restaurants, wine bars, a cinema shop, and our partner stands.
The Cinema Village will remain open from 8.00 am to 12.00 midnight with the exception of the "Set" and "ReD" refreshment stands which will stay open till late night and the Kiosco Bar which will be open from 8 am to midnight.
The Festival schedule will cover the entire city. On the screens of The Space Cinema Moderno and Embassy there will be repeats of the films screened in the Official Selection, Alice nella città and Extra sections. The International Film Market will take place in Via Veneto, the street that epitomizes Italian Cinema, between the Hotel Bernini Bristol in Piazza Barberini, the Space Cinema Moderno and the Cinema Fiamma.
The Casa del Cinema in Villa Borghese will be the headquarter of the New Cinema Network (NCN), the Festival's co-production market, designed to support new independent cinema. Additionally, the Casa del Cinema will host the “Italian Decameron” showcase, as part of the "150th Anniversary" celebrations: a trip round Italy ”, and the documentaries of the Off Doc project. the MAXXI – National Museum of the XXI Century Arts will host a Videoart marathon, the shorts produced by the Tel Aviv University (TAU) Film and Television School students, in addition to the collective exhibition “The Otholit Group”. At the Ara Pacis museum there will be the “Audrey in Rome - Esterno Giorno” exhibition, while the Elsa Morante Cultural Centre, managed by Zètema culture project, will host the "Young Italian Film-maker Showcase", organized by the Department of Youth of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers with the Fondazione Cinema per Roma.
The Conciliazione Auditorium will host “Ciak si gira!” by and with Arturo Brachetti, while in the Palazzo delle Esposizioni one may see La strada di Paolo by Salvatore Nocita. Digital Life 2 program will be shared among the Ex GIL in Trastevere, the Opificio Telecom Italia and the Palladium Theatre - Università Roma Tre.