The 5th edition of International Film Festival is coming in Rome

Dear cinema lovers, the renowned International Film Festival is coming back in Rome with its fabulous 5th edition.

Such en event has become very popular among both Italian and foreign visitors and it will take place from October 28th to November 5th 2010 in Rome at Auditorium Parco della Musica, the extraordinary building created by the famous architect Renzo Piano.

The event will be held in the 5 rooms of the building: Santa Cecilia, Sinopoli, Petrassi, Teatro Studio, Studio 3, where movie screenings and meetings will take place, while Foyer, AuditoriumArte, Spazio Risonanze and the Archaeological Museum will host many other initiatives.

The exciting moment of the Red Carpet will come back and we’ll have the opportunity to see international cinema stars walk the runaway occupying 1,300 sq. m.

Close to the Auditorium, you will find also the “Villaggio del Cinema”, a 6,000 sq. m. area made up of pavilions and stands that will host information points, ticket offices, a wide area called Food (with many bars, restaurants, pizzerias, etc.), many shops and thematic areas dedicated to the event’s supporters.

Also this year, the festival’s sections will be many and different. In the first place, we find the Official Selection, which schedules 16 full-length films in competition and 6 movies out of competition. The titles are great international previews, auteur films and innovative discoveries.

L’Altro Cinema / Extra is the title of the second section, in which a career award is given: the Acting Award, which until now has been given to personages like Sean Connery, Sophia Loren, Al Pacino and Meryl Streep. This is also the section that contributed to the success of documentary films such as Man on Wire and Taxi on the Dark Side.

In addition, we also find the section called Alice nella Città, in search of original instruments, different from other standard genres or models, and which focuses on young generations, in order to satisfy and arise curiosity in the experts of the sector, cinema lovers o simple curious people.

Finally, there’s Occhio sul Mondo / Focus, the most eclectic section of the International Film Festival of Rome, which for this edition put spotlight on Japan, showing some significant contemporary fragments of it.

Great guests, great awards, great events and most of all, great movies. This is all you can find at the International Film Festival in Rome, from October 28th to November 5th 2010.

Further information about other events in Rome, museums, monuments in Rome, etc. are available on our useful travel guide to Rome: www.aboutroma.com

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