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Ferrara Film Festival

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Ferrara Film Festival is more than a contest: it is a cultural, educational, and economic bridge from Italy to the United States, with its many films, events, and entertainment shows.
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Festival has announced the new dates of the fifth edition, which will take place from 17 to 20 September 2020.
The choice was made after a careful evaluation with the institutions, the partners involved and the numerous other events that will fill the calendar in this post-Covid period. The Directive Board of the Ferrara Film Festival, on the occasion, expressed the strong desire to stimulate not only the recovery of tourism and the economy, but also to provide a social driving force.
“When many other film festivals have canceled their editions, or have chosen the path of the 'online version' - declares the Festival Director Maximilian Law -, the Ferrara Film Festival has held firm and remained faithful to its belief: great Cinema must be experienced in movie theaters. In the past few weeks we worked very hard to find the right time to do this special edition in the best way. We'll do it to honor Ferrara, our fantastic audience and all the filmmakers from all over the world who have presented their films. This year will be a slightly different and a slightly shorter festival, but for us it is essential to give a sense of continuity, while always maintaining the highest quality of our program".
Many international names among the protagonists of the 37 films selected at the Ferrara Film Festival 2020 announced last February: Susan Sarandon, John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Samuel L. Jackson, Justin Long, Kevin Sorbo (well-known actor of the TV series "Hercules"), Peter Green (Jim Carrey's antagonist in "The Mask "), Reed Birney ("House of Cards ").
There are plenty of well-known Italian names including: Alessandro Haber, who will be receiving the Italian Career Achievement Award in a unique and special event scheduled for September 17th, and many other guests who will be announced during the course of the summer.



Ferrara - Sedi varie: Cinepark Apollo; Sala Estense, Palazzo della Racchetta


September 17th – 20th, 2020

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