Press Releases

Oscar gem will be a part of IFF Panama

The film gem which triumphed in festivals around the world, and which was brought to public light in this past edition of the Oscar Awards of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences in the United States, has confirmed its participation in the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panamá).

The winner of this past Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), "A Separation" from Iran will officially be a part of the IFF Panama line up.

Strong leadership to drive IFF Panama to success

Panama, February 3, 2012 – A combined total of 30 years of experience creating and organizing film festivals come together to inaugurate the first edition of the Panama International Film Festival (Panama IFF) to be held in Panama City from April 26 to May 2nd this year. National and foreign experts have joined forces to make it a sounding success.   

Panama is an ideal location for making any kind of movies, Rafaella De Laurentiis

Panama, February 9, 2012 - Hollywood film producer, Raffaella De Laurentiis, expressed  support for the Panama International Film Festival and acknowledged that the country is an ideal venue for filmmaking. 
She is well known in America’s  film Mecca as the producer of such screen hits as Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer, starring  Arnold Schwarzenegger;  Dune, David Lynch, The Last Legion,  with Colin Firth   and Aishwarya  Ray,  and The Forbidden Kingdom with Jet Li and Jackie Chan.

Launch Party, March 8th at National Theater

Con un listado de 35 filmes confirmados, el anuncio de seis secciones con la proyección de películas latinoamericanas, internacionales de habla no inglesa y panameñas, un Premio del Público, la presencia de actores, productores, directores y profesionales de la industria del cine de 26 nacionalidades y siete Galas con alfombra roja en el Teatro Nacional de Panamá, se llevó a cabo el lanzamiento oficial del Festival de Cine Internacional de Panamá (IFF Panamá), evento que se desarrollará del 26 de abril al 2 de mayo próxim