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Great success for Riviera International Film Festival

23/05/2017 -  Sestri Levante hosted the first edition of the Riviera International Film Festival from April 26 to 30; a new film festival dedicated to films made by under 35 directors, born with the intent to discover new talents enhancing at the same time Sestri Levante and the nearby territory.

The event, created and directed by the producer Stefano Gallini Durante, proposed a program full of appointments, including projections, workshops with Oscar-winning artists, worldly events and a high-level jury with professionals like Valendina Lodovini, David Franzoni, Marton Csokas, Gianni Quaranta and Marta Perego.

Guest of honour the Italian young actress Alessandra Mastronardi, who also starred in "From Rome With Love" by Woody Allen.

Riviera Film Festival 2017, that witnessed a great success, awarded as best film "El Abrazo de la serpiente", a Colombian production directed by Ciro Guerra.

An event of high cultural profile, with the ambition to become an internationally consolidated appointment aimed at discovering new talents.