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Original Children’s / Young People’s Film Festival

Youngabout - International Film Festival for Young People

Bologna, Italy
27/11/2023 - 07/12/2023 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Rhythm: annual, next Festival afterwards (probably): Late 2024

Competitive Original Children's Film Festival
Director/s: Mastrolonardo, Angela; Durano, Olga
Prizes: Young Jury prize
Programs: Features, Shorts, Animations, Documentaries
Number of films (app.): 30
Age of audience: 13 to 99
Number of spectators (app.): 10000
Festival's guests: Directors, Actors, Others
Festival's recognition: national
Media coverage: national
Special Events: Focus on US Teen Drama . Tribute to Alberto Ancilotto, one of the first italian documentary film maker.
Notes/description: A Festival dedicated to young people (from 13 to 18 years old) for the discovery of the magic of film seen on the wide screen, and the pleasure of exchanging views, the passion for new languages, new initiatives in an open and welcoming permanent laboratory of ideas. School classes from all over Italy come to the screenings (film critic, meetings, discussions.

"It is our intention to give a voice to young creativity; there will be spaces where it will be possible to show one’s own work and at the same time experiment with new languages and new techniques by attending laboratories and workshops offered by Italian and foreign artists!"

This festival is a member of ECFA

Associazione "Gli anni in tasca, il Cinema e i Ragazzi"
Via Torleone, 47
40125 Bologna, Italy

Phone: ++39-051-220261
Fax: ++39-051-262911
Internet: www.youngabout.com