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Venice 2020 / Giornate degli Autori


42 articles available in total starting from 02/06/2020. Last article published on 24/09/2020.

Review: Romantic Guide to Lost Places

Review: Romantic Guide to Lost Places

Presented at Venice’s Giornate degli Autori, the third feature film by Giorgia Farina is an unusual road movie which makes its way across Europe  

24/09 | Films | Reviews | Italy

Bruce LaBruce • Director of Saint-Narcisse

Interview: Bruce LaBruce • Director of Saint-Narcisse

"I wanted to point out how ridiculous and extreme narcissism has become now"

VENICE 2020: Bruce LaBruce returns to the Giornate degli Autori with Saint-Narcisse, in which the sacred and the blasphemous collide, redefining the traditional concept of family  

15/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Simone Marcelli • Director of Occident Express

Interview: Simone Marcelli • Director of Occident Express

"The challenge was to successfully talk the language of the moving image, rather than that of the theatre"

VENICE 2020: Simone Marcelli talks to us about his film Occident Express, which features footage of the stage play of the same name written by Stefano Massini  

14/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Flavia Mastrella, Antonio Rezza • Director of Samp

Interview: Flavia Mastrella, Antonio Rezza • Director of Samp

"The task was to totally rip up the script and obliterate the set"

VENICE 2020: Artists and stage performers Flavia Mastrella and Antonio Rezza present their new cinematic work, Samp, in the Giornate degli Autori  

14/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Luca Ciriello  • Director of Quaranta cavalli

Interview: Luca Ciriello • Director of Quaranta cavalli

"I wanted to depict a whole world that revolves around water"

VENICE 2020: Quaranta cavalli is the short film that scooped the Laguna Sud Award of the residency organised by Za-Lab and the Giornate degli Autori. We talked to its director, Luca Ciriello  

14/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Serena Vittorini  • Director of En ce moment

Interview: Serena Vittorini • Director of En ce moment

"In the static nature of the moment, I felt the need to depict the relationship dynamics that were arising between us"

VENICE 2020: Visual artist Serena Vittorini talks about her short film En ce moment, shot during the lockdown, and presented in the Giornate degli Autori's Venetian Nights  

14/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Elisabetta Sgarbi • Director of Extraliscio - Punk da balera

Interview: Elisabetta Sgarbi • Director of Extraliscio - Punk da balera

"A sign of rupture and freedom within a pre-existing model"

VENICE 2020: Director and publisher Elisabetta Sgarbi talkes about her documentary, Extraliscio - Punk da balera, dedicated to the legendary Italian band  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Rodrigo Sepúlveda • Director of My Tender Matador

Interview: Rodrigo Sepúlveda • Director of My Tender Matador

"From the very first moment, you realise that this love story will end up as a tragedy"

VENICE 2020: Rodrigo Sepúlveda talks to us about My Tender Matador, which tells a gay love story set in Pinochet-era Chile  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Li Dongmei • Director of Mama

Interview: Li Dongmei • Director of Mama

"My intention was to make a film in a documentary style so that the emotions would be true"

VENICE 2020: Chinese director Li Dongmei talks about her feature debut, Mama, in which she travels back in time, telling a painful family story  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

The Whaler Boy walks away with the 2020 GdA Director’s Award

The Whaler Boy walks away with the 2020 GdA Director’s Award

VENICE 2020: Philipp Yuryev’s film has been crowned the champion of the jury composed of 27 European viewers, while 200 Meters bagged the Audience Award and Oasis scooped the Europa Cinemas Label  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori/Awards

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