The Rome Film Fest has moved its dates for 2008 to Oct 22-31. The festival had been scheduled for Oct 2-12, which was just three weeks after Italy's other big festival, Venice, scheduled to run Aug 27-Sept 6.

The 2007 festival ran Oct 18-27.

Rome, now in its third year, will now be held closer to the Turin Film Festival, now in its 26th year. The 2007 Turin event ran Nov 23-Dec 1.