The SULMONA International Film Festival (SIFF) is a festival for short films taking place in Sulmona (Italy) from 3rd to the 6th of November 2016.
The Festival celebrates young cinema from all around the world with a selection of new works from emerging directors and passionate storytellers with unique visions.
The SIFF is the international evolution of the Sulmonacinema Film Festival that has reached its 34th edition. Throughout the last fifteen years Sulmonacinema supported the young Italian filmmakers such as the Academy Award winning Paolo Sorrentino (One man up, The consequences of love, Il divo, The Great Beauty, The Youth), Emanuele Crialese (Respiro, Golden Door, Terraferma), Luca Guadagnino (Melissa P., I am Love, A Bigger Splash), Saverio Costanzo (Private, In memoria di me, La solitudinedei numeri primi, Hungry Hearts), Michelangelo Frammartino (Il Dono, Le quattro volte), Franco Battiato (Perdutoamor, Musikanten).
Lately Festival have welcomed guests and judges like Mario Monicelli, Claudio Santamaria, Stefano Accorsi, Maya Sansa, Enrico Ghezzi, Pippo Del Bono, Luigi Lo Cascio, Antonietta De Lillo, David Riondino, Sonia Bergamasco.
The Sulmona International Film Festival (SIFF) also presents a range of special events included film workshop, retrospectives, non-competitive feature films screening and party.