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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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Costa Gavras and his producer-wife premiere their latest film in Venice

The 86 year old franco-Greek film politico maestro looking hale and hearty on the red carpet for the premiere of his latest film "Adults in the Room" focusing on the crisis of Greece within the European Union.     The 86 year old franco-Greek film politico maestro looking hale and hearty on the red carpet for the premiere of his latest film "Adults in the Room"   The eagerly-awaited new film by Greek director Costa-Gavras, had its world premiere...

See Life from a different Lens with Brian De Palma in Masterclass in Venice

American Suspense master Brian De Palma at master class session at the Excelsior Hotel in Venice.  De Palma an Italo American is a festival favorite and is a frequent guest on the Lido. By Alex Deleon Sketch by Nesta Morgan De Palma, 78, often regarded as the American successor to Hitchcock, is not only a filmmaker but a concerned observer of the world beyond cinema. Among his statements yesterday; " In America we have an insane president.  In my films there is suspense bu...

Brian de Palma, Rossy de Palma, Nadine @ MasterCard talk today

By Nesta Morgan Iphoto by Alex Deleon Mastercard, official sponsor of the Venice International Film Festival for the third year in a row, is pleased to unveil an exclusive event to ignite a unique discussion among four of the most influential and inspirational figures in contemporary cinema. The talents attending the 2019 Mastercard masterclass have significant and noteworthy backgrounds: from movie direction to acting, from screenwriting to movie production, and a wide variety of cinemat...

A declaration by Lucrecia Martel, President of Venezia 76 Competition Jury

“According to some reports after today’s press conference, I believe my words were deeply misunderstood. Since I don't separate the work from the author and I have recognized a lot of humanity in Polanski’s previous films, I am not opposed to the presence of the film in competition. I don't have any prejudice towards it and of course I will watch the film like any other in the competition. If I had any prejudice, I would have resigned my duty as the president of th...

Venice Film Festival Venice Virtual Reality - An Overview

by Anna Reeves   Venice VR Section - Third Year  - Running August 28th - September 3rd It is only the third edition of the Venice VR section and yet already it is establishing itself as unmissable. What makes the selection so world class is that is all about great storytelling and not simply displaying the latest tech. You can become so immerse in an alternate universe that you marvel like a child. “It’s like making a film for people who’ve never seen a moving i...

AD ASTRA by James Gray - Press conference and Photocall in Venice - VIDEO

Press Conference - AD ASTRA - Actor Brad Pitt (Credits La Biennale di Venezia - foto ASAC)   ...

VIDEO : A standing ovation at 76. Mostra del Cinema for Pedro Almodóvar during his award ceremony

Award Ceremony: Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to Pedro Almodóvar 29 agosto/August 2019 "Pedro Almodóvar isn’t only the most influential Spanish director since Buñuel, he is a filmmaker who has offered us the most multifaceted and provocative portraits of post-Franco Spain." quoted the festival ...

Costa Gavras is out of competition in Venice with Adults in the Room

I started loving Costa Gavras films very early, then I distributed for Sony "Music Box" which won in Berlin and met the director working closely with him and his wife (the producer of all his films). Such a smart creative mind, I cannot wait to see his last film! Bruno Chatelin Costa-Gavras (Z, Missing, Music Box) will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2019 award of the 76th Venice International Film Festival ...

Alerting all Pink Floyd fans! World premiere in Venice of "Us and Them" by Roger Waters and Sean Evans

If you miss the screenings in Venice you may have to wait till October 2 and 6 for a two nights stand screening schedule worldwide.. Roger Waters, co-founder, creative force and songwriter behind Pink Floyd, presents his highly anticipated film, Us + Them, featuring state-of- the-art visual production and breath-taking sound in this unmissable cinema event. Filmed in Amsterdam on the European leg of his 2017 – 2018 Us + Them tour which saw Waters perform to over two million people worldw...

Soderbergh, Polanski, Assayas, Egoyan, Gray, Phillips, Guediguian... in main competition at Venezia 76

    THE PERFECT CANDIDATE Director  Haifaa Al Mansour  Main Cast  Mila Alzahrani, Dhay, Nourah Al Awad, Khalid Abdulrhim / Saudi Arabia, Germany / 101’     OM DET OÄNDLIGA (ABOUT ENDLESSNESS) Director  Roy Andersson&...

Full Line up of competitions and events in Venice

LINE-UP OF THE 76TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   VENEZIA 76 COMPETITION An international competition comprising a maximum of 20 feature-length films, presented as world premieres.   ...

Final Cut in Venice 6 Selected Projects Announced

The Venice Production Bridge welcomes the 6 selected teams and their projects to the 7th edition of Final Cut In Venice,  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 Venice International Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by La Bienn...

The 6th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market opens tomorrow (August 30 - September 1, 2019),

The 6th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (August 30 - September 1, 2019), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, will take place during the forthcoming 76th Venice International Film Festival and will offer selected European and international projects the opportunity to close their international financing, through one-to-one meetings with potential and pertinent international professionals. All the invited professionals are decision-makers.   The 3-day Venice Gap...

Brian de Palma in a Masterclass at Venice Fest

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August 30, 2019, 2:30 pm Sala Stucchi, Hotel Excelsior, Venice Lido     A CONVERSATION WITH   Brian De Palma, Rossy De Palma, Valeria Golino and Nadine Labaki   A unique opportunity to meet four of the most talented personalities in contemporary cinema  at the 76th Venice International Film Festival   Mastercard, official sponsor of the Venice International Film Festival for the third year in a row, is pleased to unveil an exclusive event to ignite a uniq...

BOMBAY ROSE - opened the 2019 Venice Film Festival 34th Critics’ Week

Animation l 2019 l UK, India, France, Qatar I Language: Hindi I 93 minutes         An animated romance hanging precariously between living on the streets and loving on the screen, Bollywood style.   Synopsis: Escaping from child marriage, a young club dancer living in the streets of Bombay, must choose between fending for her family and finding love with a boy orphaned by the militancy. Painted frame by frame and woven delicately through music, a ...

The 76th Venice Film Festival is open - La vérité (The Truth) kicks off the festivities

President Paolo Baratta and Director Alberto Barbera (Credits La Biennale di Venezia - foto ASAC) Orizzonti Jury and Director Alberto Barbera (Credits La Biennale di Venezia - foto ASAC)   The 76th Venice Film festival is officially open. La vérité (The Truth) by Kore-eda Hirokazu with Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke World premiere screening as the opening film of the festival LA VÉRITÉ - Actress Juliette Binoche (C...

Director Lucrecia Martel President of the International Jury of the Venezia 76 Competition

Lucrecia Martel_© Eugenio Fernández Abril3     Director Lucrecia Martel (Zama, La mujer sin cabeza) will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 76th Venice International Film Festival (August 28 - September 7, 2019), which will assign the Golden Lion for Best Film, as well as other official awards.   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, who confirmed the recommendation ...

Venice Film Festival_Ecstasy (1932) by Gustav Machaty Pre-opening Event of 76th Venice Film Festival

Screening in Sala Darsena on the Lido of the film-scandal of the 1934 Venice Film Festival –  Extase (Ecstasy) by Gustav Machatý, with Hedy Kiesler (Hedy Lamarr), in the world premiere of a new restored 4K digital copy   The film-scandal of the 2nd Venice International Film Festival in 1934, Extase (Ecstasy, 1932) written and directed by Gustav Machatý, with Hedy Kiesler (later known as Hedy Lamarr in Hollywood), is the film selected for the Pre-opening event on ...

The 76th Venice International Film Festival Screening Schedule

The 76th Venice International Film Festival will include the following sections:   Venezia 76 An international competition comprising a maximum of 20 feature-length films, presented as world premieres. Out of Competition Some of the most important works of the year will be presented in the non-competing section, for a maximum of 18 films. They may include the works of established authors who have participated in Competition in previous editions of the Venice Film Festival, ...

La Vérité (The Truth) directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu will open Venice

The film stars Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, and kicks off the Venezia 76 Competition. SHARE THIS PAGE ONLa vérité (The Truth), directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu (Shoplifters; The Third Murder; Like Father, Like Son) and starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, is the opening film, in Competition, of the 76th Venice International Film...

Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty, The Way We Laughed, Bread and Tulips) to receive the Campari Passion for Film Award

CAMPARI PASSION FOR FILM La Biennale di Venezia and Campari are pleased to announce that cinematographer Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty, The Way We Laughed, Bread and Tulips) is the recipient of the Campari Passion for Film Award of the 76th Venice International Film Festival. The award, instituted last year at the 75th Venice Film Festival, seeks to highligh...

Venice Classics restored films announced

Director and screenwriter Costanza Quatriglio (Sembra mio figlio, Terramatta, Con il fiato sospeso) will chair the Jury of Film Students which – for the eighth year in a row – will award the VENICE CLASSICS prizes for the respective competitions for BEST RESTORED FILM and for the BEST DOCUMENTARY ABOUT CINEMA. VENICE CLASSICS The 76th Venice International Film Festival will ...

Venice Production Bridge announces programs

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The VPB continues, as it has done over previous editions, to 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.  The VPB comprises the Venice Gap - Financing Market, the workshop Final Cut in Venice, the Book Adaptation Rights Market, the European Film Forum, Networking Sessions and Panels, as well as an Exhibition Area,...

Final Cut in Venice 2019 - 6 Selected Projects

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The Venice Production Bridge welcomes the 6 selected teams and their projects to the 7th edition of Final Cut In Venice,  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 Venice International Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by L...

VIDEO: Alberto Barbera receiving The Honorary Henri Langlois Award in Paris

    The awards ceremony took place under the eyes of an Eiffel Tower draped with mist and clothes of light in the mythical places of Trocadero which hosted, not so long ago, the cinematheque dear to Henri Langlois: tuesday January 22 at the City of Architecture and Heritage the profession was reunited to honor the cinema and the memory of Henri Langlois in the presence of his son and his niece.   I was very happy to see that the great work of ...

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Oldest festival in the world, MOSTRA is Non-specialised competitive event for features and shorts. Two competing sections and three Prizes: the Golden Lion, the Lion of the Year and the Lion of the Future to best director`s debut film.

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