STIFF is an international festival dedicated to student and debutant films. Its purpose is to connect the audiences with the best works of the student and debutant film from all over the world. Its goal is to strengthen the local film production by creating networking opportunities and showing the work of film art which inspires new ideas.
The Student International Film Festival is organised by Filmaktiv and Student Cultural Centre (SKC) in cooperation with Art-kino Rijeka. It is supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Society of Croatian Directors, City of Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, University of Rijeka, the “Kultura nova” Foundation and National Foundation for Civil Society Development.
Is fear the ailment of modern society?
Is closing in and hiding its symptom?
This year, STIFF asks whether we can talk about what scares us most through film programme. Can we use brave films to look the beast in the eye and take away its power?