Tickets and Passes

If you want to attend Il Cinema Ritrovato, you need to purchase a festival pass (for different passes, see below) or alternatively purchase daily tickets or single tickets for each screening. As most of the festival screenings get very busy, we strongly recommend acquiring a festival pass in advance




Full Price: €120 (includes festival catalogue and tote bag) – Buy Festival Pass here 
Reduced: €60 (for students and over 60)* – Buy Festival Pass here


Full-price pass-holders enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free admission to all the regular festival venues
  • Access to reserved seating area in Piazza Maggiore**
  • Discount on Edizioni Cineteca di Bologna publications, if purchased at Cinema Lumière’s Renzo Renzi Library or Cineteca Bookshop
  • Discount in selected restaurants and hotels


* In order to purchase the ticket/pass with concession, you shall display a valid student or over 60 ID card. Please note that the reduced pass does not include the festival catalogue. The special catalogue price for pass-holders is €5.
** Reserved seats in the Pizza Maggiore: Pass-holders will be given access to the reserved area for the evening screenings. However, please note that if you want to claim your seat you shouldn’t arrive there later than 9:15pm. The seats are subject to availability and are given to pass-holders on a first come, first served basis.







The Jean Seberg pass-holders, in addition to the regular pass benefits, enjoy the following:

  • If you wish, your name will be included in the list of supporters projected onscreen in Piazza Maggiore and also published in the festival catalogue (provided that you purchase this pass by May 20)
  • One free Edizioni Cineteca di Bologna publication
  • A guided tour of the Renzo Renzi Library Archives for the pass-holder plus a companion
  • A festival poster
  • Regular updates on Cineteca di Bologna activities throughout the year.


Buy Jean Seberg supporter pass here








Henry Fonda pass-holders, in addition to all the benefits of the Jean Seberg pass,

are entitled to:

  • Two reserved seats in Piazza Maggiore
  • Special dinner or lunch invitation along with festival curators and festival’s guests of honour.
  • Invitations to premières of films restored by the Cineteca di Bologna at the most important international film festivals.


Buy Henry Fonda supporter pass here





€15  per day

If you are in Bologna only for a day or two, you might want to get daily tickets. They allow access to all the festival venues for the duration of the day.

Please note that they don’t give access to the reserved seating area in Piazza Maggiore.

It can be purchased at the box offices of the Lumière, Jolly and Arlecchino cinemas, as well as the Bookshop of Cineteca di Bologna from June 20 to 28.



€5 per screening

Single tickets can be purchased at the box offices of the Lumière, Jolly and Arlecchino cinemas.



Piazzetta Pasolini — There will be quite a few of them during the festival. They are free admission. However, pre-booking is essential. Book for each screening before 6pm of the screening day via email at or by phone at 051 2195333.

Piazza Maggiore — There will be screenings in the Piazza every night at 9:45pm. The screenings are free admission and extremely popular so please do consider arriving there as early as possible. Pass holders will have access to the reserved area which is subject to availability and provided that the pass-holder arrives there no later than 9:15pm.



You can buy them online until 1pm, Tuesday, June 16th.

From June 18 to 28, you can purchase them directly at the festival’s Guest Office at the price of Restauro Sonoro €130 for Full Pass and €65 for Reduced Pass.

Important note: All passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.



The Festival Guest Office — Renzo Renzi Library, Piazzetta Pier Paolo Pasolini, 3b.

Opening hours:

June 18, 3pm to 6.30pm.
June 19 -27, 9am to 6:30pm.
June 28, 9am to 3pm.


Cineteca di Bologna Bookshop — Piazza Re Enzo 1/L (under the arches of the Palazzo del Podestà)

Opening hours:
June 15 -19, 10am to 7:30pm.
June 20 -28, 9am to 9pm.