The 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival will take place September 2-12 with some minor changes to comply with Covid-19 protocols.
Venice International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Venice International Film Festival
WHERE: Venice, Italy
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Venice Biennale has for over a century been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Established in 1895, the Biennale has an attendance today of over 370,000 visitors at the Art Exhibition.
We Are One: A Global Film Festival, co-curated by 21 festivals including Berlin, Cannes, and Venice Film Festivals, will feature over 100 films on Youtube.
The Italian film Vajont from director Iolanda Di Bonaventura will participate in the Virtual Reality section in the 77th Venice International Film Festival.
The documentary Makongo by Elvis Sabin Ngaibino about the Aka pygmies in the Central African Republic won at the 42nd Cinéma du réel in Paris.
Actor/Producer Cate Blanchett will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.
JOKER and Roman Polanski’s J’ACCUSE Win Top Awards at Venice Film Festival 2019. Complete List of Award Winners
Joker directed by Todd Phillips won the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 2019 Venice International Film Festival, with the Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize going to J’Accuse (An Officer and a Spy) by Roman Polanski.
Greek-born French director Costa-Gavras is the recipient of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2019 award of the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
Cinematographer Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty, The Way We Laughed, Bread and Tulips) will be honored with Campari Passion for Film Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
Director Lauren Greenfield’s documentary The Kingmaker, on Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines, will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
New Films by Nate Parker, Graeme A. Scott and Buddy Squires to World Premiere at Venice Film Festival
The world premiere of American Skin by Nate Parker and Beyond the Beach: The Hell and the Hope, by Graeme A. Scott and Buddy Squires, will complete the line-up in the Sconfini section of the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
Independent Indian director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s latest film, Chola (Shadow of Water), will compete at the 76th Venice Film Festival in the Orizzonti program.
The line-up of the 76th Venice International Film Festival was announced today, and includes World Premiere of films by Roy Andersson, Olivier Assayas, Noah Baumbach, Atom Egoyan, Pablo Larraín and Steven Soderbergh.
Venice Film Festival announced restorations in 2019 Venice Classics line-up including films directed by Giuliano Montaldo, Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Bernardo Bertolucci.
THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY Starring Mick Jagger, Donald Sutherland will Close Venice Film Festival 2019
The world premiere of The Burnt Orange Heresy, starring Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Mick Jagger along with Donald Sutherland will close the 76th Venice International Film Festival
THE TRUTH (LA VÉRITÉ) Starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke to Open Venice Film Festival
The Truth (La vérité), directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu and starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, will open the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
The film-scandal of the 2nd Venice International Film Festival in 1934, Extase (Ecstasy, 1932) directed by Gustav Machatý, is the film selected for the Pre-opening event of the 76th Venice International Film Festival
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.
Pedro Almodóvar will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for directors at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
Actress Julie Andrews, the star of classic movies Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor Victoria, has been awarded the Golden Lion for Career Achievement of the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
The Jury of the 2018 Venice Film Festival chaired by Guillermo del Toro awarded the top prize, Golden Lion for Best Film to ROMA by Alfonso Cuarón. The Favourite by Yorgos Lanthimos was awarded the Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize, along with the award for Best Actress to Olivia Colman.
The 2018 Venice Film Festival will host a special screening of Vanessa Redgrave’s latest film The Aspern Papers, directed by Julien Landais, as part of Tribute to Redgrave
Chinese Director Zhang Yimou to Receive 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award of Venice Film Festival
Chinese director Zhang Yimou will be awarded the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker of the 75th Venice International Film Festival.
The world premiere of Driven directed by Nick Hamm (The Journey, Killing Bono) is the closing film, Out of Competition, of the 75th Venice International Film Festival
Actress Vanessa Redgrave to Receive Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at Venice International Film Festival
Actress Vanessa Redgrave will be awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 75th Venice International Film Festival