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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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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 5

On the fifth day at the Venice Film Critics' Week, the surreal comedy Bêtes Blondes by French directors Alexia Walther and Maxime Matray hits the Lido   Tomorrow, Monday September 3, Italian short film Gagarin, mi mancherari screens in the SIC@SIC competition SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING:  Sunday, September 2, 7.45pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A:  Monday  September ...

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 4

On the fourth day at the Venice Film Critics' Week, German director Andreas Goldstein  faces the ghosts of reunification with his debut feature film Adam und Evelyn   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Saturday, September 1, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Sunday, September 2, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo del Casinò) Public/All accreditations REPEAT SCREENING: Monday...

Nesta Morgan sketching The Favourite at Venice Film Festival

Yorgos Lanthimos’s classic comment on the more he works out of Greece the more Greek he feels. For taking on the leading role of Queen Olivia Colman says it is a natural next step. ...

Sulla Mia Pelle starring Jasmine Trinca opens Venice Film Festival

Nesta Morgan reports from Venice for filmfestivals.com, sketching film professionals, panels and coneferences. Nesta Morgan storyboards, and designs film and tv sets. Nesta's sketchbooks are full of the character and environment settings of both cinema and literary worlds, they are an original storyboard collection of festival travel sketches, with pen and paper. Nesta's Sketch Collection covers The Berlinale Talent Campus, Edinburgh Film & Literature Festival, Cannes Film ...

Venezia 75: Days 3 & 4

The third day on the 75th Venice Film Festival, a.k.a. Gaga Day as it humorously got referred to by the thousands of festival attendees, was marked by the arrival off Lady Gaga, starring alongside Bradley Cooper in a remake of the original 1937 A star is born, also a directorial debut for Cooper.      Gaga’s arrival on the Lido posing on the Vaporetto made the headlines, while the first screening with its loud rock tunes put the pop star higher up in her fans adoration,...

Venezia 75: Days 1 & 2

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It’s this time of the year, when the film elite gathers on a tiny island in Venice to celebrate cinema over gelato, pizza and spritz. And for the last decade, to have a preview of pretty much 80% of the future Oscar nominees and winners, to come in few months time.    And this year, the stars have aligned again for the Mostra Del Cinema of the Venice Biennale, with the 75th edition’s competition being the most exciting one could wish for.      The fest...

The 9th Arab Cinema Magazine Highlights the Tunisian Film Industry at the Venice International Film Festival

  While carrying out its wide-ranging activities at the 75th Venice International Film Festival, the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) has released the newest issue of its Arab Cinema Magazine. The new issue is set to accompany the ACC to international film festivals until the end of the year, including the Toronto Film Festival, Malmö Film Festival, Carthage Film Festival, Cairo International Film Festival and the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, in addition to the International Fil...

Venice 2018 kicks off on Shaky Footing

By Alex Deleon, <filmfestivals.com>   The 76th Venice Film Festival (the oldest in the world) has gotten off to a slightly controversial start The main bones of contention: 1) Not enough films by femmes, 2) Participation of Netflix. Festival director Alberto Barbera has been criticized for not scheduling more films from distaff side directors. Only one female entry in competition this year.  Mr. Barbera's explanation is quite simple. "we choose films on their qu...

VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS by Joel and Ethan Coen press conference and photocall

  The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a six-part Western anthology film, a series of tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter tells a distinct story about the American West. We’ve always loved anthology movies, especially those films made in Italy in the Sixties which set side-by-side the work of different directors on a common theme. Having written an anthology of Western stories we attempted to do the ...

VIDEO - Venezia 75 DOUBLES VIES by Olivier Assayas press conference and photocall

Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors – another work of auto-fiction recycling his love affair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion. Olivier Assayas stated: Our world is in constant change. It has always been. The issue is our ability to keep an eye on that flux, to understand what is ...

Netflix's edited reconstruction of The Other Side of The Wind by Orson Welles premiered in Venice

The Other Side of The Wind by OrsonWelles’  “We really wanted to understand @OrsonWelles’ intentions for the movie. We tried to be faithful to the style he wanted. But we didn’t know if there was enough footage to do a film, we hoped so“ #BobMurawski:  American film editor Bob Murawski (The Hurt Locker, Spider-Man, Army of Darkness) is the winner of the new Campari Passion for Film award of the 75thVenice Int...

Venice Intl. Film Critics' Week | Day Three: Italian director Letizia Lamartire debuts with her feature film "Saremo giovani e b

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On the third day at the Venice Film Critics' Week,  Italian director Letizia Lamartire debuts with her feature film Saremo giovani e bellissimi   Tomorrow, September 1, the bittersweet intergenerational comedy directed by Lamartire to be presented at the Lido  with the short films Sugarlove by Laura Luchetti and Fino alla fine by Giovanni Dota SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING:  Friday , August 31, 7.30pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casin&...

Sudanese debut film aKasha is the first film in competition at the Venice International Film Critics' Week

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    Today, August 31 director hajooj kuka recounts the civil war in Sudan, and Italian director Leandro Picarella presents his short film Epicentro   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Thursday, August 30, 7.30pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Friday, August 31, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo del Casinò) Pubblico/accreditati REPEAT SCREENING: Saturday, September 1, 9am, Sala Perla (Pal...

The 33rd Venice International Film Critics' Week opens on August 30th with Indian fantasy Tumbbad

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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week | 33. Settimana Internazionale della Critica Venice, 29 August – 8 September 2018   Versione italiana a seguire   The 33rd Venice International Film Critics' Week opens on August 30th with Indian fantasy Tumbbad by Rahi Anil Barve and Adesh Prasad, and with the Italian short film Nessuno è innocente by Toni D'Angelo   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday...

VIDEO - ROMA by Alfonso Cuarón press conference and photocall

Venezia 75 ROMA by Alfonso Cuarón press conference and photocall   ...

Venice day 2 “JOSE” team reporting

"Mexico “IMCINE” representative introducing Ripstein’s "hell without limits 1978" the  newly restored film at Venice FF,    El lugar sin límites tells the history of La Manuela, a homosexual who, together with his daughter La Japonesita, run a provincial brothel. One night while Pancho harasses La Japonesita, La Manuela decides to come out in his defense with a dance. As a result of the seduction, Pancho passionately kisses La M...

Introducing the VR line up in Venice 75

"It’s amazing that the oldest film festival in the world it’s the first to celebrate Virtual Reality as an art form. There is nothing in the world comparable to this competition" Liz Rosenthal and Michel Reihlac enjoying their curated VR in Venice  VENICE VIRTUAL REALITY 2018 SYNOPSES   In Competition – Interactive     MAKE NOISE by MAY ABDALLA with Nikki Amuka-Bird / UK / 8’ / installation Sing and shout along with Nikki Amuka-...

José by Li Cheng will have it's world Premiere in Venice Days

José by Li Cheng   The director Li Cheng Official Selection - Giornate degli Autori / Venice days Guatemala, 2018, 85', color, DCP   SYNOPSIS   José (19 years old) lives with his Mother (50s) in Guatemala City - a typical lower-class existence in one of the world’s most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. She never had a husband, and José is her youngest and favorite child. Her life is ...

First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) to open the 75th Venice Film Festival

La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival / August 29 – September 8, 2018     Universal Pictures’ First Man, from Director Damien Chazelle, Makes World Premiere as Opening Film of the 75th Venice Film Festival    Universal Pictures’ First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and starring Ryan Gosling, Jason Clarke and Claire Foy, has been announced as the opening film, in Competition, of the 75th Ven...

Opening Venice Newsletter

Filmfestivals.com brings you the Venice online dailies and newsletters with editorial coverage of the festival and industry events.       Read this online                  FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Email us to be featured in our newsletter   ...

José, a sensation from Guatemala, grabs festival attention and creates buzz with packed house at opening screening

Huge line was formed an hour before the 5pm screening, full house and with crew in attendance answering questions in the queue and audience. People seemed so  curious to discover Guatemala behind the curtain! The film screening made it to front page of the two main publications in Guatemala.  The government reacted to the event and is now supporting the film and flying more crew to attend the public screening sept 6! The director Li Cheng José is in Offici...

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