Venice Days

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Venice Days (Giornate degli Autori)

SINCE: 2004

WHERE: Venice, Italy


Venice Days (Giornate degli Autori) were born in 2004, as an independent sidebar of the Venice Film Festival, modeled on the prestigious ‘Directors' Fortnight' of the Cannes Festival. The aim of the event is to draw attention to high quality cinema, without any kind of restriction, with special care for innovation, research, originality and independence. These are all features of the 10 films selected as well as being reflected in the special events held during the Days in the Villa degli Autori.
Ever since the first edition, the Days have come to represent a real alternative to the Festival's official areas and an ideal and informal place for authors, producers, distributors and journalists to meet and discuss their ideas in an informal environment.

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