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Biennale Cinema: main features of the 77th Venice Film Festival

The 77th Venice International Film Festival will run from September 2 to 12, 2020.

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The Sala Web Theatre returns for the 78th Venice Film Festival with 22 feature-length films and 14 short films online

LA RAGAZZA HA VOLATO - Luka Zunic and Alma Noce ARIAFERMA - Toni Servillo and Silvio Orlando (Credits Gianni Fiorito) The Sala Web Theatre returns for the 78th Venice Film Festival with 22 feature-length films and 14 short films online from around the world / In the line-up films by Leonardo Di Costanzo and Wilma Labate / www.labiennale.org   A remarkably rich selection of 22 feature-length films and 14 short films (the latter may be viewed free of charge) from around the world c...

Venice Film Festival_Three Special Screenings complete the Line-up of the 78th Venice Film Festival

Three Special Screenings complete the line-up of the 78th Venice Film Festival: Ricostruire insieme – Biennale Architettura 2021 by Graziano Conversano and Ges – 2 by Nastia Korkia (documentaries about Architecture) and Pietro il grande by Antonello Sarno, a tribute to photojournalist Pietro Coccia   Three Special Screenings are added to and complete the line-up of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 – 11 September 2021) of La Biennale di Venezia, ...

SPECIAL SCREENING of Inferno rosso. Joe D’Amato sulla via dell’eccesso by Manlio Gomarasca and Massimiliano Zanin

Inferno rosso. Joe D’Amato sulla via dell’eccesso by Manlio Gomarasca and Massimiliano Zanin, presented by Nicolas Winding Refn, a new addition to the Special Screenings of the 78th Venice Film Festival   Inferno rosso. Joe D’Amato sulla via dell’eccesso, a documentary by Manlio Gomarasca and Massimiliano Zanin, presented by Nicolas Winding Refn, about filmmaker Aristide Massaccesi known as Joe D’Amato, joins the line-up of Special Screenings at the 78th...

A Tribute to director Citto Maselli by La Biennale di Venezia

A Tribute to director Citto Maselli by La Biennale di Venezia together with the Giornate degli Autori and the Venice International Film Critics’ Week / Monday September 6th Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema), 2 pm   La Biennale di Venezia is pleased to announce, together with the Giornate degli Autori and the Venice International Film Critics’ Week, a Tribute to director Citto Maselli, the pseudonym of Francesco Maselli, an auteur who has graced many years in Italian cin...

Ennio by Giuseppe Tornatore 'A Portrait of Ennio Morricone', Out of Competition in Venice

    La Biennale di Venezia is pleased to announce that the line-up of the 78th Venice International Film Festival 2021 will include, Out of Competition, Ennio by Giuseppe Tornatore, a comprehensive portrait of Ennio Morricone, well-known and beloved all over the world, among the most influential and prolific musicians of the twentieth century, the winner of two Academy Awards® and composer of over 500 unforgettable movie soundtracks.   The documentary tells his story in ...

Ridley Scott awarded in Venice with the Cartier Glory to the Filmmaker 2021 prize

Ridley Scott's new film The Last Duel to be presented Out of Competition   La Biennale di Venezia and Cartier are pleased to announce that the legendary British director and producer Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Blade Runner, Alien) is the recipient of the Cartier Glory to the Filmmaker award of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 - 11, 2021), dedicated to a personality who has made a particularly original contribution to the contemporary film industry. &nbs...

Production Designer Marcus Rowland announced as the recipient of the Campari Passion for Film Award

Marcus Rowland created the sets for Last Night in Soho by Edgar Wright, to be presented Out of Competition, will be honored at the 78th Venice International Film Festival   La Biennale di Venezia and Campari are pleased to announce that the production designer Marcus Rowland (Last Night in Soho, Rocketman, Baby Driver, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World) is the recipient of the Campari Passion for Film Award of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 - 11, 2...

Becoming Led Zeppelin by Bernard MacMahon selected out-of-competition

Becoming Led Zeppelin by Bernard MacMahon, with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham and Robert Plant playing themselves, will feature in the out-of-competition section at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Photo: Led Zeppelin by Dick Barnatt - Redferns_London_December 1968_Getty Images     Becoming Led Zeppelin, directed by Bernard MacMahon (American Epic), and co-written and produced by Allison McGourty, with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham a...

Jane Campion debuts her latest film "The Power of the Dog" at the Venice Film Festival

Jane Campion will debut her latest film The Power of the Dog at the Venice Film Festival. The film is set in Montana in the 1920's and stars Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, and Benedict Cumberbatch. The Power of the Dog is an adaptation from a 1967 novel by Thomas Savage. Dunst plays a widow who with her son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) moves to Montana to be with her husband George (Jesse Plemons) though his brother (Cumberbatch) is not happy with his new in-laws. The film opens at the New Yo...

Selection complete for the works of Venice VR Expanded /

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  Virtual, in Satellite Venues and at the Palazzo del Casinò (Lido) 37 projects from 21 Countries / 35 VRChat worlds Michelle Kranot (President), Maria Grazia Mattei, Jonathan Yeo are the members of the International Jury   The selection is complete for the Virtual Reality works of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 - 11 September 2021) of La Biennale di Venezia in the section titled Venice VR Expanded, which will be held on the following dates and venues: ...

Venice Production Bridge Highlights

    The 6th edition of the Venice Production Bridge (September 2 to September 7, 2021), will be held during the 78th Venice International Film Festival. It will once again focus in particular on the presentation and exchange of original projects for films and works in progress, so as to foster their development and production. While we are not yet out of the pandemic, we are now more confident that, thanks to the vaccination, we will soon be able to leave ...

Audience Award - Armani beauty for the best film in the new Orizzonti Extra section

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    The Biennale di Venezia inaugurates a new prize for the 78th Venice International Film Festival, to be awarded - by the spectators - to the best film of the new Orizzonti Extra section. It does so with the support of the Festival's main sponsor, Armani Beauty.   The new Audience Award – Armani beauty will be assigned through a voting process that will involve all the spectators of the Orizzonti Extra section, or rather, those who buy a single ticket, those who ha...

International Juries for the Venezia 78 Competition, for Orizzonti and “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film

  The International Juries have been selected for the Venezia 78 Competition, for Orizzonti and for the “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1-11 September 2021) of La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera.   Venezia 78 The personalities convened as members of the Jury for the Venezia 78 Competition are: ·       Bong Joon Ho – president (South Korea), Ac...

Double program for the preopening of 78th Mostra edition

La Biennale di Venezia /   Double Preopening event of the 78th Venice International Film Festival /   Tuesday August 31st 2021, Sala Darsena (Lido di Venezia): ·      6:30 pm: La Biennale di Venezia: il cinema al tempo del Covid, a diary in film by Andrea Segre ·      9:00 pm: Per grazia ricevuta (1971) by and with Nino Manfredi, a tribute on the one-hundredth anniversary of the actor and director’s birth ...

Madres paralelas by Pedro Almodóvar with Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón to open Venice

Madres paralelas© El Deseo D.A. S.L.U._photo by Nico Bustos Madres paralelas, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, with the participation of Julieta Serrano and Rossy De Palma is the Opening Film, in Competition, of the 78th Venice International Film Festival within La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera (1 – 11 September 2021).   "I was born as a film director i...

Final Cut in Venice 9th edition (September 5th – September 7th) The 6 work-in-progress films have been selected

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  The 6 work-in-progress films of the 9th edition of Final Cut in Venice have been selected. Final Cut in Venice is the project that has been providing since 2013 concrete assistance in the completion of films from all African countries and from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. Final Cut in Venice is one of the projects launched by the Venice Production Bridge of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1—11, 2021), directed by Alberto Barbera and organized ...

La Biennale di Venezia launches the Biennale Cinema Channel streaming platform

La Biennale di Venezia / Inaugurating the new Biennale Cinema Channel / Starting today in streaming previously unreleased films from the Venice International Film Festival Biennale Cinema Channel is the new streaming platform promoted by La Biennale di Venezia in collaboration with MYmovies, which starting today will offer a significant online selection of acclaimed films, award-winning works, revelations, films to rediscover from recent editions of the Venice International Film Festival...

Selection of Gap-Financing Market and Publishers of Book Adaptation Rights Market

The Venice Production Bridge (VPB)  is pleased to announce the line-up of  two of its flagship projects, the Venice Gap-Financing Market and the Book Adaptation Rights Market. Both will be held as on-site and in-person events from September 3 - 5, 2021, at the Excelsior Hotel on the Lido di Venezia, within the framework of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 – 11).        VENICE GAP-FINANCI...

Venice Production Bridge / Projects Selected for the Venice Gap-Financing Market

The 8th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (September 3 - September 5, 2021), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, will take place during the forthcoming 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 - 11, 2021) and will offer selected European and international projects the opportunity to close their international financing, through one-to-one meetings with international decision-makers.   The 3-day Venice Gap-Financing Market will present 57 projects from ar...

Jamie Lee Curtis Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Jamie Lee Curtis by Andrew Eccles Iconic American actress Jamie Lee Curtis has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1–11, 2021). The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera. The ceremony to award the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement will take place on Wednesday September 8th in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del ...

Dune, by Director Denis Villeneuve, to make out-of-competition world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

      Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049), will have its out-of-competition world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera (September 1—11, 2021).   Dune, presented by Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, is the highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's seminal science fiction bestseller of the same name. The film will be shown on Friday ...

Serena Rossi to host the opening and closing nights of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

  Actress Serena Rossi will host the opening and closing nights of the 78th Venice International Film Festival 2021 within La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera. Serena Rossi will open the 78th Venice Film Festival on the evening of Wednesday 1 September 2021, on the stage of Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido) for the inauguration ceremony, and will host the closing ceremony on Saturday 11 September, when the winners of the Lions and other official prizes of the ...

Biennale College – Cinema now in its 10th edition (2021-2022) opened the international call addressed to emerging filmmakers

    Biennale College – Cinema now in its 10th edition (2021-2022) opened the international call addressed to emerging filmmakers, for the creation of micro-budget feature films / Since 2012, 24 feature-length films have been produced by Biennale College-Cinema   Now in its tenth edition (2021 – 2022), Biennale College – Cinema is the higher education workshop of La Biennale di Venezia, created for emerging filmmakers to develop and produce mic...

The death of Bertrand Tavernier Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in 2015: Alberto Barbera remembers

Bertrand Tavernier Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in 2015 /     The President, the Board of Directors, the Director of the Venice International Film Festival and La Biennale di Venezia commemorate with particular esteem and affection the director and critic Bertrand Tavernier, a central figure in French cinema. The recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 2015 Venice Film Festival, he first came to Venice in 1976 with The Judge and the Assassin, and ...

Roberto Benigni Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

78th Venice International Film Festival September 1-11, 2021         The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1–11, 2021) has been awarded to the director, actor, and screenwriter Roberto Benigni.   The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera.   Roberto Benigni, in accepting, stated, “My hear...

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