Taormina Film Festival

June 26, 2023 -
July 2, 2023 -

Diving into the wondrous world of film from Taormina’s historic Ancient Theatre? Yes, please. This one-of-a-kind festival captures both the beauty of the coastal city and the art of movie-making across several riveting days, where you can listen to insights from the stars, watch premieres and more. Between big names like Sophia Loren and Gregory Peck, this festival has welcomed a whole host of celebrities over the decades since it was first established.

The Taormina Film Festival is an inspirational event held each year in the picturesque Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy. Since its founding in 1955, this festival has captured the imaginations of film fans around the world with its unique location and programming. It offers something for everyone, from screenings of classic films to new discoveries—all against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty.

The festival is known for its commitment to celebrating independent cinema and international talent. This is reflected in their varied competition categories and awards, which recognize up-and-coming filmmakers as well as established directors from around the world. The event also features seminars, workshops, masterclasses and tributes to filmmakers who have made a lasting impact on Italian cinema.

For those interested in a front row seat to the stars, tickets are available via the official website.

Where to stay?

We recommend to stay in one of our historic accommodation, each one with its own “Story to share”.

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