September 16 h 21:00 €5

Presented by Cannes Premières –  a new section of the 74th Cannes Film Festival – Mathieu Amalric’s Serre-moi fort is a film adaptation of Claudine Galea’s comedy “Je reviens de loin”. One morning, Clarisse (played by Vicky Krieps), wife and mother of two children, packs her baggage and gets into her car, leaving the house where she lives and her family. A different story slowly emerges amid flashbacks and flashforwards, perspectives and memories.

Serre-moi fort will screen in the presence of director Mathieu Amalric, introduced by Laura Delli Colli, President of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma, and Sam Stourdzé, director of The French Academy in Rome.


TITLE L’Orphelinat (The Orphanage)

DIRECTOR Shahrbanoo Sadat

NATION Afghanistan, Germania, Danimarca, Francia, Lussemburgo

YEAR 2019


CAST Hasibullah Rasooli, Qodratollah Qadiri, Sediqa



The first edition of a new film festival dedicated to artists and filmmakers who explore the seventh art’s contemporary practices will be held from Wednesday 15 to Sunday 19 September 2021 in Villa Medici (Viale della Trinità dei Monti 1, Rome). Full program and info on The screening of Shahrbanoo Sadat’s L’Orphelinat will take place with the collaboration of:

Fondazione Cinema per Roma




Rome City of Film – UNESCO





€ 5 ticket price (for access to an evening screening). Tickets purchased online are subject to a fee of 1.80 euros. The PIAZZALE ticket entitles you to free admission to the Toiletpaper & Martin Parr exhibition (access on festival days, between 10.00 and 20.30). To buy tickets and get more info please click here.