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Mostra Internazionale d Arte Cinematografica Venice

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

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

#VeniceProductionBridge#BiennaleCinema2020 Photo Gallery with 450 ambiance pictures English I French


Collateral awards of The 77th Venice Film Festival


Independently awarded by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, and cinema professionals.


ARCA CinemaGiovani Award | ARCA CinemaGiovani
Best Film of Venezia 77: PIECES OF A WOMAN by Kornél Mundruczó
Best Italian Film in Venice: NOTTURNO by Gianfranco Rosi


Brian Award | UAAR (Unione degli Atei e degli Agnostici Razionalisti)
QUO VADIS, AIDA? by Jasmila Žbanić


Casa Wabi – Mantarraya Award | Fundación Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Group
To the winner of the Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Award for a Debut Film


Edipo Re Award | Edipo Re Srl Sociale
THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN by Kaouther Ben Hania


Premio Fondazione Fai Persona Lavoro Ambiente | Fai Cisl Studio e Ricerche Foundation
Special Mention (treatment of issues related to environment): ŚNIEGU JUŻ NIGDY NIE BĘDZIE (NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN) by Małgorzata Szumowska, codirected: Michał Englert ex aequo with KITOBOY (THE WHALER BOY) by Philipp Yuryev
Special Mention (treatment of issues related to work): DOROGIE TOVARISCHI! (DEAR COMRADES!) by Andrei Konchalovsky


Fanheart3 Award| Associazione Fanheart3
Graffetta d’Oro for Best Film: SAINT-NARCISSE by Bruce LaBruce
Nave d’Argento for Best OTP: THE WORLD TO COME by Mona Fastvold
VR Fan Experience: BABA YAGA by Eric Darnell, Mathias Chelebourg


FEDIC Award | Federazione Italiana dei Cineclub
Best Film: MISS MARX by Susanna Nicchiarelli
Special Mention FEDIC: ASSANDIRA by Salvatore Mereu
Special Mention FEDIC for Best Short Film: FINIS TERRAE by Tommaso Frangini


FIPRESCI Award | FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics)
THE DISCIPLE by Chaitanya Tamhane
Best Film from Orizzonti and parallel sections: DASHTE KHAMOUSH (THE WASTELAND) by Ahmad Bahrami


Francesco Pasinetti Award | Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani
Best Film: LE SORELLE MACALUSO by Emma Dante
Best Actor: ALESSANDRO GASSMAN for the film Non odiare by Mauro Mancini
Best Actress: the cast of LE SORELLE MACALUSO


GdA Director’s Award | Giornate degli Autori
KITOBOY by Philipp Yuryev


Europa Cinemas Label Award | Giornate degli Autori
OAZA (OASIS) by Ivan Ikić


BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas People's Choice Award | Giornate degli Autori
200 METERS by Ameen Nayfeh


HFPA Award | HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association)
To the filmmakers (directors, producers) from the Orizzonti section awarded for Best Film, Best Director and Special Jury Prize.


Lanterna Magica Award | Associazione Nazionale C.G.S.


Leoncino d'Oro Award | Agiscuola, UNICEF
NUEVO ORDEN by Michel Franco
Cinema for UNICEF: NOTTURNO by Gianfranco Rosi


Lizzani Award | ANAC (Associazione Nazionale Autori Cinematografici)


NUOVOIMAIE TALENT AWARD | NUOVOIMAIE - i diritti degli artisti; in collaboration with Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani and Sindacato Nazionale Critici Cinematografici Italiani
Best New Young Actor: LUKA ZUNIC
Best New Young Actress: ELEONORA DE LUCA


La Pellicola d'Oro Award | Culturale “Articolo 9 Cultura & Spettacolo” e S.A.S. Cinema”
Best Production Manager: CRISTIAN PERITORE for the film Le sorelle Macaluso by Emma Dante
Best Head of camera and electrical department : RAFFAELE ALLETTO for the film Padrenostro by Claudio Noce
Best Dressmaker: PAOLA SEGHETTI for the film Miss Marx by Susanna Nicchiarelli


Queer Lion Award | Associazione di Promozione Sociale Queer Lion
THE WORLD TO COME by Mona Fastvold


RB Casting Award | RB Casting
LINDA CARIDI for the film Lacci by Daniele Luchetti


Grand Prize Venice International Film Critic’s Week | Venice International Film Critics Week
HAYALETLER (GHOSTS) by Azra Deniz Okyay


Verona Film Club Award | Venice International Film Critics Week
POHANI DOROGY (BAD ROADS) by Natalya Vorozhbit


Mario Serandrei - | Venice International Film Critics Week
TOPSIDE by Celine Held and Logan George


Award for Best Short Film SIC@SIC 2020 | Venice International Film Critics Week
J'ADOR by Simone Bozzelli


Award for Best Director SIC@SIC 2020 | Venice International Film Critics Week
LE MOSCHE by Edgardo Pistone


Award for Best Technical Contribution SIC@SIC 2020  | Venice International Film Critics Week
GAS STATION by Olga Torrico


SIGNIS Award | SIGNIS International (World Catholic Association for Communication)
QUO VADIS, AIDA? by Jasmila Žbanić
Special Mention: NOMADLAND by Chloé Zhao


 “Sorriso diverso” Award | Associazione studentesca UCL (L'università cerca lavoro)
Best Italian Film: NON ODIARE by Mauro Mancini ex aequo with NOTTURNO by Gianfranco Rosi
Best Foreign Film: LISTEN by Ana Rocha De Sousa ex aequo with SELVA TRÁGICA by Yulene Olaizola
Il viaggio turismo Enit: PADRENOSTRO by Claudio Noce


Premio Soundtrack Stars Award | Free Event and Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani
Best Soundtrack: MISS MARX by Susanna Nicchiarelli; music by Gatto Ciliegia contro il Grande Freddo
Lifetime Achievement Award: GIORGIO MORODER
musica&cinema Special Price: DIODATO


Premio UNIMED | UNIMED (Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo)
QUO VADIS, AIDA? by Jasmila Žbanić


Premio Fair Play al Cinema - Vivere da Sportivi | Associazione Vivere da Sportivi
NOMADLAND by Chloé Zhao
Special Mention: CITY HALL by Frederick Wiseman



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