The 10th Irish Film Festa, the only Italian film festival completely dedicated to Irish cinema, will take place from March 30th to April 2nd, at the Casa del Cinema in Rome.

Submissions for the short films competition are open until January 15th: films must be under 30 minutes in length and produced or co-produced in Ireland. Entries must be submitted as an online screener link to submissions.IFF@gmail.com. Complete rules are available on the festival website.

In the past ten years we showcased the best of contemporary Irish cinema, screening films unreleased in Italy but highly awarded abroad. We also were honoured by the presence of guests such as Stephen Rea, Fionnula Flanagan, Lenny Abrahamson, Adrian Dunbar, and many more. The 10th Irish Film Festa will be a special occasion to celebrate the past and give new strength to the future of the festival. – Susanna Pellis, artistic director

Irish Film Festa, founded and directed by Susanna Pellis, is produced by the cultural association Archimedia in collaboration with the Irish Film Institute; with the support of Culture Ireland, the Irish Film Board, Tourism Ireland; and the patronage of Ireland’s Embassy in Italy.

For more information on the Festa visit www.irishfilmfesta.org, or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

 

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