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Mostra Internazionale d Arte Cinematografica Venice

 main features of the 77th Venice Film Festival

The 79th Venice International Film Festival will run from August 31 toSeptember 10, 2022.

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


Video Interview with Pascal Diot, head of Venice Production Bridge partner of Venice Production Bridge sat down with the Pascal Diot who shared with our audience a few practical facts and figures on the Market which he has created 6 years ago. ...

La Biennale di Venezia / The death of the great French-Iranian producer and distributor Hengameh Panahi

  She had distributed three Golden Lion films, Hana-bi by Takeshi Kitano, The Circle (2000) by Jafar Panahi and From Afar (2015) by Lorenzo Vigas A remembrance by Alberto Barbera /   The President, the General Manager, the Artistic Director of the Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia remember with esteem and affection the great French-Iranian producer and distributor Hengameh Panahi, founder of Celluloid Dreams and unparalleled...

La Biennale di Venezia : The death of Michel Ciment the unforgettable master of film criticism

Michel Ciment (1938-2023) pictured on the wall (shot by Jerry Schatzberg with closed eyes, quite unusual for a film critic) and with Jerry shot by Bruno Chatelin Michel Ciment au festival Lumière, photo Paul Grandsard Historic director of “Positif” magazine, he was a juror and expert for the Venice International Film Festival which he followed uninterruptedly from 1964 to 2021.   The President, the General Manager, the Artistic Director of the ...

VIDEO: Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 11 and awards highlights

As we tie a ribbon on the Festival emotions grow stronger! After being blown away by the energy of the cast of LA SOCIEDAD DE LA NIEVE (SOCIETY OF THE SNOW), many stars arrive at the Palazzo del Cinema for the awards ceremony. As the night falls on #Venezia80, this edition's winners dazzle in the Sala Grande. Among all, Yorgos Lanthimos' star shines the brighest: his POOR THINGS fills the Red Carpet with golden light on the magical last day of the Mostra ...

VIDEO: Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 10

The second to last day of the Festival! It starts with the new #Orizzonti films, it goes on following the rhythm of the music of ENZO JANNACCI VENGO ANCH'IO by Giorgio Verdelli. And then, the cast of KOBIETA Z... (WOMAN OF) arrives in Venice before Stéphane Brizé, Alba Rohrwacher and Guillaume Canet blow everyone away. As the sun sets on #Venezia80, Michel Franco, Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard sparkle on the Red Carpet: Day 10 has stolen our hearts! ...

Better World Fund during the 80th Edition of the Venice Film Festival

The Better World Fund event in Venice took place during the 80th Edition of the Venice Film Festival, La Mostra, on the 7th & 8th of September, 2023. More than 300 people attended at the Ca' Sagredo Hotel & La Scuola Grande Della Misericordia di Venezia with the participation of great personalities such as:           Isabelle Huppert, Jeremy Piven, Euzhan Palcy, Tom Volf, Keira Chaplin, Nadia Farès, Elisabeth Moreno, Jo...

80th Venice International Film Festival wraps and announces the awards

VENEZIA 80 The VENEZIA 80 Jury, chaired by Damien Chazelle and comprised of Saleh Bakri, Jane Campion, Mia Hansen-Løve, Gabriele Mainetti, Martin McDonagh, Santiago Mitre, Laura Poitras and Shu Qi having viewed all 23 films in competition, has decided as follows:   GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: POOR THINGS  by Yorgos Lanthimos (UK)   SILVER LION – GRAND JURY PRIZE to: Aku Wa Sonzai Shinai (Evil Does Not Exist) by Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Jap...

Collateral awards of the 80th Venice Film Festival

ARCA CinemaGiovani Award | ARCA CinemaGiovani Best Film of Venezia 780: ZIELONA GRANICA (GREEN BORDER) by Agnieszka Holland Best Italian Film in Venice: EL PARAÍSO by Enrico Maria Artale   Authors under 40 Award | dedicated to the director Valentina Pedicini by "Venezia a Napoli. Il cinema esteso" Best directing and screenwriting: LUNA CARMOON for Hoard Best directing: MIKA GUSTAFSON for Paradiset Brinn...

The figures of the 2023 VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE show growth over 2022 and 2021

The Venice Production Bridge, an integral part of the 80th Venice International Film Festival, and a specialized hub where film professionals can converge to advance and finalize their projects, is being held from August 31st to September 8th, 2023. The Venice Production Bridge receives the support of the European Commission through its Creative Europe and MEDIA programme. The figures of the 2023 VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE in compar...

Awards of the 11th edition of Final Cut in Venice

For the seventh year, La Biennale di Venezia gives a cash award of € 5.000 to support the Best Film in post-production. La Biennale di Venezia Prize Jury, composed of Bobby Allen (MUBI), Enrico Bufalini (Cinecittà) and Sarah Chazelle (The Party Film Sales) has awarded the film: CARISSA by Jason Jacobs and Devon Delmar, (South Africa) Producers: Deidre Jantjies, Annemarie Du Plessis “We were entranced by this journey from modernity back to traditions and th...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 9

The end of #Venezia80 is nearing and the emotions are more intense! On Day 9 we meet the #Orizzonti films delegations, Virginia Eleuteri Serpieri presents her AMOR, and Fien Troch lands in #Venice with the cast of HOLLY. Giorgio Diritti, Franz Rogowski, Valentina Bellè and Christophe Sermet arrive at the Palazzo del Cinema for the premiere of LUBO, Quentin Dupieux, Édouard Baer and Anaïs Demoustier crack jokes on the Red Carpet of DAAAAAALI!: relive the ninth day of the Festiv...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 8

Another day brimming with joy at #Venezia80! From the radiant #Orizzonti film delegations to a delighted Sergio Castellitto receiving the Premio Pietro Bianchi 2023, and the cheerfulness of the casts of XUE BAO (SNOW LEOPARD) and ZNAM KAKO DIŠEŠ (I KNOW YOUR SOUL). And then, Matteo Garrone plays with the performers of IO CAPITANO (ME CAPTAIN) on the Red Carpet, a beaming Ava DuVernay greets her fans, and the cast of VIVANTS steals one last smile from the enthusiastic crowd welcomin...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 7

If there’s any kind of magic in this world it must all be at #Venezia80! From #Orizzonti to the experiencies of #VeniceImmersive at the Lazzaretto Vecchio Island, the #BiennaleCinema2023 continues to surprise us. But it doesn't end there! Between press conferences, Photocall, #BiennaleCall and Red Carpet, here are ZIELONA GRANICA (GREEN BORDER), ENEA and HIT MAN!     ...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 6

Hugs, kisses, smiles: at #Venezia80 we can't help but falling in love again! On the sixth day of the #BiennaleCinema2023 new #Orizzonti arise, the cast of MAKING OF lands in #Venice, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi and the cast of EVIL DOEST NOT EXIST win everyone over with their tenderness. And then, the story changes: Sofia Coppola, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi are acclaimed by adoring fans on the Red Carpet of #Venezia80. Finally, when the lights are about to go down, Woody Allen arrives: the s...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 5

Many stars grace #Venezia80: from the young promises of the #BiennaleCollegeCinema to the discoveries of #Orizzonti. And then, the DIE THEORIE VON ALLEM cast, Bertrand Bonello and David Fincher light up the Red Carpet. As night falls the brightest star of all shines in the Sala Grande: William Friedkin, in the tribute that the #BiennaleCinema dedicates to the great director Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the #BiennaleCinema2013.   ...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 4

Emotions seem never-ending on Day 4! From the enthusiasm of the #Orizzonti delegations to the emotion of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Tony Leung, from the elegance of THE PALACE's cast to the euphoria of the performers from ADAGIO. And then, the visionary #WesAnderson, the memory of Leonard Bernstein at the MAESTRO press conference, the flashmob in solidarity with the Iranian people, the Campari #PassionForFilm award to Tonino Zera and the masked Red Carpet of AGGRO DR1FT: here i...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 3

Damien Chazelle in dialogue with Justin Hurwitz, the energy of the protagonists of #Orizzonti, the joy of #WesAnderson receiving the Cartier #GloryToTheFilmmaker award, the cast of BASTARDEN (THE PROMISED LAND) enchanting Venice, Yorgos Lanthimos acclaimed by fans, the emotions of the cast of FELICITÀ on the Red Carpet: many smiles and hugs on Day 3 of #Venezia80! ...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 2

Words and glances from the protagonists of the Festival: the young talents of #Orizzonti, Xavier Giannoli and his #OutOfCompetition series, Liliana Cavani and then the stars of #Venezia80, between arrivals, Photocall, #BiennaleCall and Red Carpet, on the day when EL CONDE, FERRARI and DOGMAN are presented. ...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Day 1

Day 1 with the Juries presentations, the two films of the day, L'ORDINE DEL TEMPO (THE ORDER OF TIME) and COMANDANTE (COMMANDER) on their press and Red Carpet duties, then the thrilling Opening Ceremony honouring Liliana Cavani, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.     ...

HUMANIST VAMPIRE SEEKING CONSENTING SUICIDAL PERSON wins top award at Venice’s Giornate degli Autori

  THROUGH THE NIGHT by Academy-award nominated Delphine Girard wins the Audience award The Giornate degli Autori, a prominent sidebar section of the revered Venice International Film Festival, has concluded with a resounding applause for two exceptional films. Giornate degli Autori Award HUMANIST VAMPIRE SEEKING CONSENTING SUICIDAL PERSON (VAMPIRE HUMANISTE CHERCHE SUICIDAIRE CONSENTANT)  by Ariane Louis-Seize (Canada) The coveted Giornate degli Autori Award, presente...

Luc Besson: Dogman, horror and kindness

  By M.R. D’Amico   Dogman, horror and kindness (in competition, 114 min) Director, screenplay: Luc Besson. Cinematography: Colin Wandersman. Editor: Julien Rey. Music: Eric Serra. Production: (France) An LBP, Europacorp, TF1 Films production. (World sales: Kinology, Paris.) Producers: Virginie Besson-Silla, Steve Rabineau.  With: Caleb Landry Jones, Jojo T. Gibbs, Christopher Denham, Clemens Schick, John Charles Aguilar, Grace Palma, Iris Bry, Marisa Berenson, Linc...

Comandante, directed by Edoardo De Angelis opened the Venice Festival

The film stars Pierfrancesco Favino, and had its world premiere on Wednesday 30 August in the Sala Grande at the Palazzo del Cinema.   COMANDANTE Comandante, directed by Edoardo De Angelis, starring Pierfrancesco Favino, is the new opening film, a world premiere in Competition, of the 80th Venice International Film Festiv...

VIDEO: Luc Besson Press conference in Venice for Dogman

Dogman is a 2023 English-language French action drama film written and directed by Luc Besson and starring Caleb Landry Jones, Jojo T. Gibbs, Christopher Denham, John Charles Aguilar and Grace Palma. Set in New Jersey, it depicts a man who was abused by his father and loves dogs.   ...

VIDEO Biennale Cinema 2023 - Presentation of the 80th edition

The screening schedule of the 80th Venice International Film Festival (30 August - 9 September) of La Biennale di Venezia is available as of Wednesday 9 August, 3 pm CEST, on the website ...

The Masterclasses and Conversations from August 31 to September 4 of the 80th Venice International Film Festival

  Wes Anderson, Edward Berger and Philippe Falardeau, Liliana Cavani, Damien Chazelle and Justin Hurwitz, Francesca Lo Schiavo and Dante Ferretti, Nicolas Winding Refn   From Friday, August 31 to Monday, September 4, celebrities from the world of film will be the focus of a series of masterclasses and conversations at the 80th Venice International Film Festival (August 30 – September 9) of the Biennale di Venezia. They will be held in the Conference Room of the Palazzo del Cas...


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Oldest festival in the world, MOSTRA is Non-specialised competitive event for features and shorts. Two competing sections and three Prizes: the Golden Lion, the Lion of the Year and the Lion of the Future to best director`s debut film.



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