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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - 14.22 JULY

Sections & Films

  • Filters

In 1909, in an undemocratic Sweden, a bastard child is born and given the name of Hervor. Her mother is unmarried, due to which she is called a "whore" and driven away from her...

Category Official Competition
Section GEx Doc
Tipology Animation, Documentary

Michael, an 11 year old orphan, lives in a children's home and has to fight every day to win the respect of the other kids. One day, he finds out who his father is and writes him...

Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Feature Film

A cruel war has taken away two brothers’ home. Their mother protects them under her arms and fosters the seed of their new life. Anxious her sons could come in danger if they...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Animation, Short Film

Carmín is a teenager who lives in Barranquitas, a mountainous village in the center of Puerto Rico, with her tough and conservative grandmother, Gloria. The woman hates Carmin...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +16
Tipology Feature Film

Behind the Wall is the story of Nadia, an over-protected five-year-old girl who lives in a Casablanca slum separated from the rest of the city by the wall that surrounds it. She...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Short Film, Fiction

Since the beginning of the civil war in Syria, around four million Syrians have had to abandon their country, fleeing violence. Over half of them are children. BORN IN SYRIA...

Category Official Competition
Section GEx Doc
Tipology Documentary

Nine year old Anna has moved to a new town. Anna's mother sends her out to make some friends, but the children in the playground are unwelcoming. Apart from one boy, Búi. He...

Category Official Competition
Section Elements +6
Tipology Short Film

Sicily, fascist period. A shadow show performer is confined to an island with a lighthouse because during one of his shows he uses his art to make fun of Mussolini. A fortuitous...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Animation, Short Film

With his huge wings on his back, Spass is different from the rest of the dragons in Dragonville. When he discovers that he can fly, society considers him unusual. While Spass...

Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film

Dunia’s mother drives through the night with the nine-year-old girl in the passenger seat, then pulls off into the woods by the side of the road. After telling Dunia to keep a...

Category Out of competition
Section Made in Qatar
Tipology Short Film