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Venice wrapped with awards - video and ambiance: The full coverage

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FULL AWARDS LIST

 

VENEZIA 75

The Venezia 75 Jury, chaired by Guillermo del Toro, and comprised of Sylvia ChangTrine DyrholmNicole GarciaPaolo GenoveseMalgorzata SzumowskaTaika WaititiChristoph WaltzNaomi Watts, having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows:

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GOLDEN LION for Best Film to:

ROMA

by Alfonso Cuarón (Mexico)

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SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to:

THE FAVOURITE

by Yorgos Lanthimos (UK, Ireland, USA)

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SILVER LION - AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR to:

Jacques Audiard 

for the film THE SISTERS BROTHERS (France, Belgium, Romania, Spain)

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COPPA VOLPI

for Best Actress:

Olivia Colman

in the film THE FAVOURITE by Yorgos Lanthimos (UK, Ireland, USA)

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COPPA VOLPI

for Best Actor:

Willem Dafoe

in the film AT ETERNITY’S GATE by Julian Schnabel (USA, France)

 

AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY to:

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

for the film THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (USA)

 

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SPECIAL JURY PRIZE to:

THE NIGHTINGALE

by Jennifer Kent (Australia)

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MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD

for Best Young Actor or Actress to:

Baykali Ganambarr 

in the film THE NIGHTINGALE by Jennifer Kent (Australia)

 

 

 

LION OF THE FUTURE

“LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM

Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film Jury at the 75th Venice Film Festival, chaired by Ramin Bahrani and comprised of Kaouther Ben HaniaCarolina CrescentiniKanako Hayashi e Gastón Solnicki, has decided to award:

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LION OF THE FUTURE

“LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM to:

YOM ADAATOU ZOULI (THE DAY I LOST MY SHADOW)

by Soudade Kaadan (Syrian Arab Republic, Lebanon, France, Qatar)

ORIZZONTI

 

as well as a prize of 100,000 USD, donated by Filmauro di Aurelio e Luigi De Laurentiis to be divided equally between director and producer.

 

 

 

ORIZZONTI AWARDS

The Orizzonti Jury of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, chaired by Athina Tsangari and composed of Michael AlmereydaFrédéric BonnaudFatemeh (Simin) Motamed-AryaMohamed HefzyAlison MacleanAndrea Pallaoro, after screening the 19 feature films and 12 short films in competition has decided to award:

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the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST FILM to:

KRABEN RAHU (MANTA RAY)

by Phuttiphong Aroonpheng (Thailand, France, China)

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the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR to:

Emir Baigazin

for the film OZEN (THE RIVER) (Kazakhstan, Poland, Norway)

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the SPECIAL ORIZZONTI JURY PRIZE to:

ANONS (THE ANNOUNCEMENT)

by Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun (Turkey, Bulgaria)

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the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS to:

Natalya Kudryashova

in TCHELOVEK KOTORIJ UDIVIL VSEH (THE MAN WHO SURPRISED EVERYONE)

by Natasha Merkulova e Aleksey Chupov  (Russia, Estonia, France)

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the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR to:

Kais Nashif

in TEL AVIV ON FIRE  by Sameh Zoabi (Luxembourg, France, Israel, Belgium)

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the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY to:

Pema Tseden 

for JINPA by Pema Tseden (China)

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the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM to:

KADO

by Aditya Ahmad (Indonesia)

 

 

the VENICE SHORT FILM NOMINATION FOR THE

EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2018 to:

GLI ANNI

by Sara Fgaier (Italy, France)

 

 

 

VENICE CLASSICS AWARDS

The Venice Classics Jury, chaired by Salvatore Mereu and composed of 25 cinema history students – nominated by their professors – from Italian universities, DAMS performing arts courses, and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, has decided to award:

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the VENICE CLASSICS AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY ON CINEMA to:

THE GREAT BUSTER: A CELEBRATION

by Peter Bogdanovich (USA)

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the VENICE CLASSICS AWARD FOR BEST RESTORED FILM to:

LA NOTTE DI SAN LORENZO 

by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani  (Italy, 1982)

 

 

VENICE VIRTUAL REALITY AWARDS

The Venice VR Jury of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, chaired by Susanne Bier and composed of Alessandro Baricco and Clémence Poésy has decided to award:

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the BEST VR AWARD (IMMERSIVE STORY) to:

SPHERES

di Eliza McNitt (USA, France)

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the BEST VR EXPERIENCE AWARD (FOR INTERACTIVE CONTENT) to:

BUDDY VR

by Chuck Chae (South Korea)

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the BEST VR STORY AWARD (FOR LINEAR CONTENT) to:

L’ÎLE DES MORTS

by Benjamin Nuel (France)

 

 

 

GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 2018 to:

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David Cronenberg

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Vanessa Redgrave

 

 

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JAEGER-LECOULTRE GLORY TO THE FILMMAKER AWARD 2018 to:

Zhang Yimou

 

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CAMPARI PASSION FOR FILM AWARD to:

Bob Murawski

 

other collateral Awards

 

Collateral Awards of the 75th Venice Film Festival

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Independently awarded by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, and cinema professionals. HFPA Award – HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association) Presented to three filmmakers (director, producer) from the Orizzonti category awarded for Best Film, Best Director and Special Jury Prize   Casa Wabi – Mantarraya Award (Fundación Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Group) To the director winner of the Award for a Debut Film of the 75th ...
 

VIDEO - Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (highlights)

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Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (highlights) 8th September 2018 Alfonso Cuaron wins the Golden Lion #Venezia75 with ROMA @ROMACuaron   ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 CAPRI-REVOLUTION by Mario Martone press conference and photocal

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE NIGHTINGALE by Jennifer Kent press conference and photocall

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GdA Awards 2018

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GdA DIRECTOR'S AWARD C'est ça l'amour - Real Love by Claire Burger "An extremely personal film from the director Claire Burger, an extremely relatable piece on the different situations we face in our lives, whether we are dealing with a failing relationship, or having our heart broken for the very first time. We chose this film due to its tenderness and its craft, which director Burger is completely in control of." THE BNL PE...
 

Jennifer Kent wins Special Jury Prize for "Nightingale"

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Jennifer Kent Special Jury Prize Winner at Venice for "The Nightingale" (Australia).  "I think it’s of absolute importance to react with compassion and love toward ignorance. There is no other option. The film speaks very clearly to that. I am very proud of the film and my crew for daring to tell a story that needs to be told. Love, compassion, kindness are our lifeline and if we don’t utilize them we will all go down the plughole". The "Nightingale&...
 

"Camorra" in Venice Horizons section looks back on organized crime in Naples

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©Moira Sullivan - FIPRESCI For Filmfestivals.com "Camorra" by Francesco Patierno, a documentary in the Venice "Orizzonti" section attempts to unravel the origins of organized crime in the region of Compania and capital Naples on its own terms through historic newreel footage and photojournalism. Editor Maria Fantastica Valmori is behind the montage of this footage from the 1970's to 1990's that feels like a continuous essay, relentless shocking and disturbing...
 
 

Jose by Li Cheng wins Queer Lion in Venise

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Director Li Cheng and actor Enrique Salanic at the awards ceremony. "JOSE" is the first Guatemalan and Central American film ever presented at Venice Film Festival AND winning a prize!  “JOSE” lead actor Enrique Salanic is ethnic Mayan, speaks fluent English, Spanish and Mayan language   Director Li Cheng and actor Enrique Salanic ...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Awards

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    LISSA AMMETSAJJEL_GhiathAyoub_GionaANazzar_SaeedAlBatal LISSA AMMETSAJJEL Ghiath Ayoub Giona ANazzar Saeed Al Batal Lissa Ammetsajjel (Still Recording) by Syrian directors Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub wins the Audience Award and the Mario Serandrei - Hotel Saturnia Award for Best Technical Contribution  Bêtes blondes (Blonde Animals) by Alexia Walther and Maxime Matray earns the Verona Film Club Award  Maxime Matray GionaA Nazzaro...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 9

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  Finnish artist and singer Anna Eriksson debuts at the Venice Film Critics' Week with her experimental film M   Tomorrow, Thursday September 6, Italian short film Malo tempo presents the portrait of a man sentenced to the void     SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday, September 5, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Thursday September 6, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo...
 

The HFPA Celebrated the 75th Venice Film Frestival

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    by Elisabeth Sereda HFPA   Together we are 150. The world’s oldest film festival and Hollywood’s first international awards association celebrated their 75thanniversaries with a party and a joint announcement about the HFPA’s new Residency initiative, in partnership with Film Independent, which will bring three winners from the festival’s Orizzonti...
 
 

David Cronenberg Masterclass in Venice

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Author of #NakedLunch, #EXistenZ, #The Fly and #Crash, #DavidCronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at #Venezia75 on Thursday 6 September at the Sala Grande at 2pm. Followed by the screening of #MButterfly David Cronenberg: “Any artist tries to push the boundaries. It’s inevitable that sometimes you have to transgress social norms” ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 22 JULY by Paul Greengrass press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 NUESTRO TIEMPO by Carlos Reygadas press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 NUESTRO TIEMPO by Carlos Reygadas press conference and photocall ...
 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Venetian dinner celebrates savoir-faire and style

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Jaeger-LeCoultre, official partner of the Venice International Film Festival for the 14th consecutive year, hosted 80 guests from the all over the world at the magnificent Palais Pisani Moretta tonight. Paying tribute to the art of filmmaking, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Catherine Rénier welcomed British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and South Korean actor Lee Byung-Hun, at a palace which has previously welcomed Tsar Paul I of Russia, Joséphine Bonaparte, Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II a...
 

Venice in full gear Newsletter

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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   "Jose...
 

"Jose" by Li Cheng will have it s official opening tomorrow September 6

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Join us for the world premiere official opening of José Venice Days - Sept 6 at 11:30 - Sala Perla ...
 
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 8

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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week   Finnish artist and singer Anna Eriksson debuts at the Venice Film Critics' Week with her experimental film M   Tomorrow, Thursday September 6, Italian short film Malo tempo presents the portrait of a man sentenced to the void     SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday, September 5, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A:&...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 7

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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week  Ti imaš noć by Ivan Salatić is the first Montenegrin film in competition at the Venice Film Critics' Week   Tomorrow, Wednesday September 5, Italian short film Cronache dal crepuscolo hits the Lido   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING:  Tuesday, September 4, 7.30pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Wednesday  ...
 

Venice Film Critics' Week Day 6

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    33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week   On the sixth day at the Venice Film Critics' Week, Syrian debut film Lissa Ammetsajjel presents an unprecedented inside look at the war   Tomorrow, Tuesday September 4, Italian short film Quelle brutte cose in competition in the SIC@SIC selection   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Monday, September 3, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/I...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 VOX LUX by Brady Corbet press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 WERK OHNE AUTOR by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 WERK OHNE AUTOR by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck press conference and photocall     ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 ACUSADA by Gonzalo Tobal press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 AT ETERNITY’S GATE by Julian Schnabel press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 NAPSZÁLLTA (Sunset) by László Nemes press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 NAPSZÁLLTA (Sunset) by László Nemes press conference and photocall ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Damien Chazelle press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Damien Chazelle press conference and photocall ...
 

VIDEO- Venezia 75 WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD’S ON FIRE? by Roberto Minervini press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 FRÈRES ENNEMIS by David Oelhoffen press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 SUSPIRIA by Luca Guadagnino press conference and photocall

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Panel on the Biennale College Cinema: New Horizons, from the Real to the Virtual

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PeterCowie: “This panel marks the 7th year in which a group of critics has been able to meet to discuss the #BiennaleCollegeCinema project” PeterCowie: “This panel marks the 7th year in which a group of critics has been able to meet to discuss the #BiennaleCollegeCinema project”  The panel took place at the Lido on Monday September 3rd, 2018, it was be chaired by Peter Cowie, film historian and former International Publishing Director of Variety The topic...
 

12 new projects have been selected for the seventh edition of Biennale College – Cinema 2018/19

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The 12 new projects have been selected for the seventh edition of Biennale College – Cinema 2018/19, submitted by teams composed of directors and producers who will take part in the first 10-day workshop to be held in Venice from October 6th to 15th 2018. Nine projects are coming from the Biennale College – Cinema – International, while the other three are from the new Biennale College Cinema – Italia. The International ...
 

Nesta Morgan sketching in Venice

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Nesta Morgan   First Man directed by Damien Chazelle with Ryan Godling in a new space!   Sulla Mia Pelle directed by Alessio Cremonini starring Jasmine Trinca An accumulative feeling at Eternity’s gate   ...
 
 

First Man, ( Venice Opening film): One Giant Step for Mankind that has never gotten any further

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By Alex Deleon Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong: The all-American Astronaut Sketch by Nesta Morgan The most peculiar thing about the American moon landing of July 1969 Is how quickly it was forgotten and the vaunted Space Race with Russia shelved.  Also odd how quickly overnight space hero Neil Armstrong, the first man ever to set foot on the moon, faded into obscurity after his fifteen minutes of international fame. Had further space exploration been followed up with the s...
 

Restored Classics at Venice 2018

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By Alex Deleon           ~~ Tony, Marilyn, And Jack, in Some Like it Hot --   It is a fact of cinema life that films after many passages through the projection equipment eventually deteriorate and wear out, a fact which anyone who has viewed a scratched up mutilated old favorite in a time worn copy can painfully verify.  In recent years a movement has developed to digitally restore important landmarks of world cinema championed among others by such old...
 

The team of Jose enjoying Venice and great reviews

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"JOSE" director Li Cheng (right) with cinematographer Paolo Giron (left), in front of Giornate degli Autori / Venice days headquarters, at the festival at Lido. Giron is native of Guatemala City, studied film in Buenos Aires, and has shot films all over Latin American. Cheng is native of China, is USA educated, and spent two years in Guatemala making "JOSE"    Director Li Cheng, a U.S. transplant from China, conducted extensive interviews with gay and margi...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 5

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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

VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE MOUNTAIN by Rick Alverson press conference and photocall /

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Venezia 75 THE MOUNTAIN by Rick Alverson press conference and photocall / ...
 

Venice day 2 “JOSE” team reporting

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"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

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"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-...
 

VIDEO - Grand Opening for 75th edition of Venice Festival

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
 

The Opening Ceremony of #Venezia75 with Actor Michele Riondino and Paolo Baratta

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The Opening Ceremony of #Venezia75 from the Lido di Venezia. ...
 

Golden Lion to Vanessa Redgrave presented during the Opening Ceremony

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British actress Vanessa Redgrave has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (29 August – 8 September, 2018). The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Alberto Barbera. This is the second Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 75th Venice Film Festival. As already announced, the Golden Lion to a direc...
 

Actor Michele Riondino will host the opening and closing events of the 75th Venice International Film Festival 2018

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Actor Michele Riondino will host the opening and closing events of the 75th Venice International Film Festival 2018, directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. Michele Riondino will open the 75th Venice Film Fest on the evening of Wednesday August 29th 2018, for the inauguration ceremony on the stage of the Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido), and will lead the ...
 
 

The lineup of the 2018 Venice International Film Critics’ Week

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The Venice International Film Critics’ Week (SIC) is an independent and parallel section organized by the National Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI) during the 75th Venice International Film Festival (29th August – 8th September, 2018). The programme includes a selection of seven debut films in competition and two special events out of competition, all presented in world premiere screenings. The selection is curated by the General Delegate of the Venic...
 

Giornate degli Autor Official Selection

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Giornate Degli Autori @giornate The Independent section held in parallel to the Venice Film Festival with the support of @Anacautori and @100autori. The 15th edition runs Aug. 29 - Sep. 8, 2018. #Giornate2018 The official screening schedule for the #Giornate2018 is up on the website:  Official Selection     Pearl by Elsa Amiel ...
 

The 33rd Venice International Film Critics' Week is opening next week

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      The 33rd Venice International Film Critics' Week (Venice, August 29 - September 8, 2018) is opening next week.   THE 2018 LINEUP   COMPETITION AKASHA | THE ROUNDUP  by hajooj kuka (Sudan, South Africa, Qatar, Germany)   ADAM UND EVELYN | ADAM & EVELYN by Andreas Goldstein (Germany)   BÊTES BLONDES | BLONDE ANIMALS  by Alexia Walther, Maxime Matray (France)   LISSA AMMETSAJJEL | STILL RECORDING  by ...
 

The Web Theatre is back for the 75th Venice Film Festival withh 18 features

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A selection of 18 feature-length films from the Orizzonti, Biennale College – Cinema, Sconfini and Out of Competition sections / Sale of tickets or digital passes starts August 21   A selection of 18 feature-length films, including eleven from the Orizzonti section, two from Biennale College – Cinema, three from Sconfini and two Out of competition, make up the rich programme of world premieres for the Web Theatre of the 75th Venice Film Festival 2018, headed by Albe...
 
 

The five Juries of the 75th Venice International Film Festival

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  The selection is complete for the members of the five Juries (Venezia 75, Orizzonti, “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for Best Debut Film, Venice Virtual Reality, Venezia Classici) of the 75th Venice International Film Festival:   Venezia 75 The personalities convened as members of the Jury for the Venezia 75 Competition are: the President of the Jury, Mexican director, screenwriter and producer Guillermo del Toro; the actress, director, screenwriter and producer Sy...
 
 

Dutch presence on The Lido

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Three films from the Netherlands have been selected for the 75th Venice International Film Festival. Sergei Loznitsa’s Process (The Trial), produced by Atoms & Void, Loznitzas own Hague-based production house, world-premieres Out of Competition while the documentary essay Living the Light – Robby Müller by Claire Pijman (produced by Moondocs) screens in VENICE CLASSICS – Documentary on Cinema section. Sven Bresser’s short film L’été et tout le...
 

MAD Solutions Presents Its Award at the Final Cut in Venice Workshop for the 4th Year

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Continuing its support for Arab cinema, MAD Solutions will present its award at the 6th Final Cut in Venice workshop (September 1-3), held on the margins of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, for the fourth consecutive year. The award offers marketing and distribution services across the Arab world to the winning film project.   In 2017, the film project Joint Possession by Moroccan director Leila Kilani won the MAD Solutions award at the 5th Final Cut in Venice. Before that, ...
 

Venice Announces Two New Collateral Awards to residency programme filmmakers and debut filmamkers

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La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival Announces Two New Collateral Awards: ·         Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) Award to three winning filmmakers from Orizzonti for a residency programme / ·         Fundación Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Award to the winning director of the Venice Award for a Debut Film   La Biennale di Venezia has ann...
 

Vanessa Redgrave Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2018 and screening of The Aspern Papers by Julien Landais

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  The Aspern Papers by Julien Landais starring Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Joely Richardson / Thursday 30 August in Sala Casinò (11:30 am) Special screening by invitation only     On the occasion of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement award of the 2018 Venice Film Festival to Vanessa Redgrave, a special screening of the film The Aspern Papers, directed by Julien Landais, by invitation only, will be held on Thursday August 30th at 11:30...
 
 

75th Venice International Film Festival - Screening Schedule – For Ticket Holders

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    21:00               SALA DARSENA PRE OPENING FILM – INVITATION SCORING WITH ORIGINAL MUSIC BY MAESTRO ADMIR SHKURTAJ COMMISSIONED BY LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA AND PERFORMED LIVE BY THE MESIMÈR ENSEMBLE VENEZIA CLASSICI DER GOLEM, WIE ER IN DIE WELT KAM by Paul WEGENER (Germany, 76’, intertitles German s/t Italian/English)     Wednesday  29 August 2018   19:00 ...
 

Campari Passion for Film Award to Bob Murawski

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La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival /   American film editor Bob Murawski winner of the new Campari Passion for Film award of the Venice International Film Festival /   His latest work, the reconstruction of Orson Welles’ legendary The Other Side of the Wind, to be presented Out of Competition as a World Premiere   La Biennale di Venezia and Campari are pleased to announce that American film editor Bob Murawski (The Hurt Locker, Sp...
 

Master Class by David Cronenberg

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A tribute to David Cronenberg Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2018 / M. Butterfly (1993) by David Cronenberg Thursday 6 September in Sala Grande (2 pm) after the awards ceremony / Master Class by the director Wednesday 5 September (3 pm) (Sala Perla 2, encounter with the public)   As a tribute to David Cronenberg, winner of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 2018 Venice Film Festival, there will be a screening on the Lido of M. Butterfly (1993), as recommended by t...
 

Zhang Yimou will receive the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award of the Venice Film Festival

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Chinese director Zhang Yimou  Credits Foto Asac-La Biennale di Venezia    His new film Ying (Shadow) to be presented Out of Competition   La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre announce that the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou (Hero, Raise the Red Lantern, Ju Dou; twice winner of the Golden Lion in Venice, in 1992 with The Story of Qiu Ju and in 1999 with Not One Less) has been awarded the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker of the 75th Venice Intern...
 

Pre-sales for screenings open for the 75th Venice International Film Festival

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The advanced sales ticketing service will be available from 8th August at 3 pm on www.boxol.it/biennalecinema for some selected screenings until the end of the available quantities for this kind of sale. The screenings available in pre-sale will be selected among those in Palazzo del Cinema (Sala Grande), Palabiennale, Sala Darsena and Sala Giardino theaters. If you buy a ticket for the following time slots: 7:30 pm and 10:00 pm in Sala Grande and 8:00 pm in PalaBiennale, you will...
 

VR in Venice 75

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COMPETITION – INTERACTIVE MAKE NOISE Director  May Abdalla  Main Cast  Nikki Amuka-Bird / Great Britain / 8’     THE UNKNOWN PATIENT Director  Michael Be...
 

Brochures of the Venice Production Bridge 4 main sections

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The third edition of the Venice Production Bridge (#VeniceProductionBridge) will take place from August 30th to September 4th, 2018. It will join and reinforce  the Venice Production Bridge Office which will work, as it has in past years, throughout the entire 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29th  – September 8th ), offering many services to its guests. The Venice Production Bridge focuses on the presentation and exchange of original projects for ...
 
 

Venice Production Bridge launches new website

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Among the major new features of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, and in particular of the 2018 edition of the Venice Production Bridge (30th August - 4th September 2018), what was previously known as the Venice Production Bridge Platform has been transformed into a website dedicated to the Venice Production Bridge. This will be open to all users and the various implemented sections (Home and News, Agenda, Downloads, Locations, Digit...
 
 

Driven by Nick Hamm will close the 75th Venice Film Festival

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Driven directed by Nick Hamm (The Journey, Killing Bono) is the closing film, Out of Competition, of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8, 2018), directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta. The world premiere of Driven will be screened on Saturday, September 8th in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema at the Lido di Venezia; the screening will be held after the awards ceremony. Nick Hamm declared: &l...
 
 

6 projects selected for Final Cut in Venice Production Bridge

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The 6 projects that are going to participate in Final Cut in Venice have been selected. The workshop, promoted by La Biennale di Venezia and the Venice Production Bridge has the purpose to provide concrete assistance in the completion of films from all African countries and from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. FINAL CUT IN VENICE Download the brochure (pdf) The workshop offers the opportunity to present films still in production phase to international film ...
 

21 Films competing for Venice 75

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VENEZIA 75   FIRST MAN Director  Damien Chazelle  Main Cast  Ryan Gosling, Jason Clarke, Claire Foy / USA / 138’   THE MOUNTAIN Director  Rick Alverson  Main Cast  Tye Sheridan, Jeff Goldblum, Hannah Gross, Denis Lavant, Udo Kier / USA / 106’     DOUBLES VIES ...
 

Line-Up of the 75th Venice Film Festival announced

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The 75th Venice International Film Festival will include the following sections:   Venezia 75 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 Fi...
 

David Cronenberg Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

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  DAVID CRONENBERG GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT The acknowledgement to David Cronenberg will be presented during the 75th Venice Film Festival (29 August - 8 September 2018).  David Cronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for directors at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8, 201...
 

46 projects selected for The Venice Gap Financing Market @ Venice Production Bridge

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European and international projects selected during the year will be able to close their financing.   The 5th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (August 31 - September 2, 2018), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, to be held during the 75th Venice International Film Festival, will once again be the place where European and international projects selected during the year will be able to close their financing, through one-to-one meetings with potential ...
 

3rd edition of the book adapatation rights market @ Venice Production Bridge,

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he  From 31 August to 2 September as part of the Venice Production Bridge, in the context of the 75th Venice Film Festival. Book Adaptation Rights Market will offer 23 international publishing houses a dedicated area within the Venice Production Bridge that, with this event, renews its vocation to foster the development and production of international and European projects across a range of audiovisual forms. During this 3-day event one-to-one m...
 

Vanessa Redgrave to receive Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Venice

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British actress Vanessa Redgrave has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (29 August – 8 September, 2018).   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Alberto Barbera. This is the second Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 75th Venice Film Festival. As already announced, the Golden Lion t...
 

A Star is Born to hold World Premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival

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Director/writer Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born, starring Cooper and Lady Gaga, to hold world premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival   The Biennale di Venezia announced today that A Star is Born, the much-anticipated directorial debut of four-time Oscar®  nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and feature film debut of award-winning actor and Oscar® -nominated musical artist Lady Gaga (Best Song, “Til It Happens ...
 
 

Venice Film Festival The Golem (1920) Pre-opening Event of the 75th Venice Film Festival

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  La Biennale di Venezia / Pre-opening event (Tuesday 28 August) of the 75th Venice International Film Festival 2018   In Sala Darsena on the Lido a classic of silent film The Golem – How He Came Into The World (1920) by Paul Wegener in a world premiere screening of a newly restored 4K digital copy made from the original negative / Scoring with original music by maestro Admir Shkurtaj commissioned by La Biennale di Venezia and perfor... 

 


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