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A night with the Baron!
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A night with the Baron!

  It’s official. This year Terry Gilliam will be back to the wonderful Montone to join Umbria Film Festival! Our honorary president will toast to the first 25 years of the Festival, bringing his joy and enthusiasm on stage once again. To celebrate his comeback and pay homage to his outstanding career and brilliant creativity,...

Thomas Vinterberg guest at 25th UFF
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Thomas Vinterberg guest at 25th UFF

  We’re pleased to announce that Danish director Thomas Vinterberg will be our guest at the 25th edition of Umbria Film Festival and will receive the keys of Montone! Vinterberg is amongst the founders of the Dogme 95 filmmaking movement and director of “Festen”, for which he has been awarded the Cannes Jury Prize in 1998....

Our Shorts – 25° Umbria Film Festival
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Our Shorts – 25° Umbria Film Festival

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theatre.  (Roman Polanski)   Umbria Film Festival is about to come back, bringing you the most magical, engaging and fascinating stories! This year too – the Festival will be promoting the art of independent cinema, without forgetting the youngest ones. Our section Corti per Bambini...

Janis Cimmermanis
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Janis Cimmermanis

Uff celebrates an ingenious and imaginative mind that deserves to be honored: a true artist of Latvian cinema, Janis Cimmermanis. Born in Riga, Latvia in 1950, he moves to Leningrad to chase his dream: cinema. And there he graduates at the Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema in 1980. His first works as a director...

An outstanding success!
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An outstanding success!

Just like a film’s crew working together for the successful production of their project – Umbria Film Festival reached an incredible goal. Indeed, it was only thanks to your help and generosity that our crowdfunding campaign was a great success. In just a few weeks the target was reached…and overcome! We would like to thank...

Hugs
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Hugs

  2021 seems to be a little complicated, but UFF has an important message for you. “Hugs”, the wonderful short film by Laura Federici, was created with the help of the little children of Montone and it was shown last year at the Festival. MIUR and MIBAC awarded the ACTION MOVIES 2.0 project, allowing us...

Season’s Greetings from UFF
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Season’s Greetings from UFF

We all know how many unexpected and challenging turns this year has taken. Notwithstanding all the ups and downs, UFF had succeeded once again in bringing its magic to Montone. UFF 24 was a success, also thanks to your loyal and continued support! We would therefore like to dedicate you our best wishes for a...

Happy birthday, Terry!
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Happy birthday, Terry!

Eighty years old and still going strong! Umbria Film Festival celebrates its President, Terry Gilliam, who today hits a round figure as bold and eclectic as ever. We will renew our wishes to Terry next year from 6th to 11th July in Montone, when we’ll celebrate him together with the twenty-five years of his Festival!...

Mika Kaurismaki Interview UFF 2020
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Mika Kaurismaki Interview UFF 2020

  The Finnish director and screenwriter, author of the comedy “Mestari Cheng”, talks about himself at the Umbria Film Festival and offers us the opportunity to take a look behind the cameras and the production process, through the director’s eyes and perspective. Mika Kaurismäki explains what led him to shoot “Mestari Cheng”: he wanted to...

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