The Giffoni Film Festival (GFF) was born in 1971 from a Claudio Gubitosi idea: i.e. promoting and developing cinema for young people elevating it from the marginal position it had back in those days, and leading it where it belongs , e.g. a high quality genre capable of “penetrating” the market.
Over the years Two things have turned out to be essential and are still the unreplaceable pillars of the Giffoni Film festival Concept
* A jury exclusively made up of young people
* Setting the festival in the original generic levaquin uk small provincial town of Giffoni Valle Piana
Over the years the number of jurors has by far out grown 3000 and they come from over 44 different countries embracing all the world’s continents.
The age of jurors ranges from 3 to 17 and they are placed into four official competitive sections according to their age group. Ttwo further sections have been added for children aged 3-5 (Elements+3) and for over 18s (Troubled gaze). The jurors view, assess, discuss about and vote for films in the sections.