Il Cinema Ritrovato

Il Cinema Ritrovato
Cineteca di Bologna
via Riva di Reno 72
Bologna, Italy

Tel: 0039 051 219 48 14
Fax: 0039 051 219 48 21

2016, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Mon 1st Feb 16
Sat 25th Jun to Sat 2nd Jul

2015, Finished
Sat 27th Jun to Sat 4th Jul

Festival Overview

International festival of film archives dedicated to cinema history.
Selection made among the best film restorations from all over the world.
Our numbers: 67.000 spectators - 300 films - 1200 guests - No competition
no market - 6 different theaters and open-air screenings with live music.


Often called the "cinephile's paradise". Born in 1986, 2013 edition is its 27th anniversary.


Il Cinema Ritrovato DVD Awards. The competition is reserved to DVDs edited from April 2012 to April 2013, of films produced before 1983. They will be divided into 5 categories: Best DVD, Best Rediscovery, Best Bonus, Best Series, Best Box-Set.


Open to the public

Everybody. Very interesting for archivists, historians, musicians and for all those who love cinema.

acrreditation form is available writing to

Accreditation/Festival Pass: 70 Euros
Holders will have access to all the screenings.
Reduced Festival Pass for University Students and Senior Citizens: 35 Euros
(issued upon presentation of the university badge or elderly card)
Ticket for morning or afternoon screenings: 6 Euros
FICC members, accredited guests, Senior Citizens and University students: 3 Euros

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Torsten Elster
Torsten Elster
Primary contact