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Venice 2019


146 articles available in total starting from 14/06/2019. Last article published on 11/09/2019.

Two contenders for the Golden Lion at Venice for Celluloid Dreams

Two contenders for the Golden Lion at Venice for Celluloid Dreams

On the Lido, the French company will be selling The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul and Babyteeth by Shannon Murphy, spearheading a rich line-up of projects  

23/08/2019 | Venice 2019 | Venice Production Bridge

Jour2Fête to tout A Son and Pompei at Venice and Toronto

Jour2Fête to tout A Son and Pompei at Venice and Toronto

Spearheading the French sales agent’s slate are the films by Mehdi Barsaoui and duo John Shank and Anna Falguères, which will be world-premiered in Orizzonti and Discovery, respectively  

22/08/2019 | Venice 2019 | Venice Production Bridge

Between fiction and non-fiction, the Lido welcomes a wide Out of Competition selection

Between fiction and non-fiction, the Lido welcomes a wide Out of Competition selection

In the Orizzonti section, 19 titles will compete for the awards given out by the jury chaired by Susanna Nicchiarelli  

25/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | Out of Competition/Orizzonti/Sconfini/Biennale College Cinema

Alberto Barbera unveils the line-up of the 76th Venice Film Festival

Alberto Barbera unveils the line-up of the 76th Venice Film Festival

Polanski, Gray, Soderbergh, Kore-eda, Assayas, Martone and Larrain feature among the biggest names at the festival, which will take place from 28 August-7 September  

25/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | Competition

Dominik Moll, Jayro Bustamante and Jan Komasa to feature in Giornate degli Autori 2019

Dominik Moll, Jayro Bustamante and Jan Komasa to feature in Giornate degli Autori 2019

Comic book author Igort’s directorial debut is also among the 11 titles competing in the independent section of the Venice Film Festival, running 28 August to 7 September  

23/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | Giornate degli Autori

Giuseppe Capotondi’s The Burnt Orange Heresy to close the 76th Venice Film Festival

Giuseppe Capotondi’s The Burnt Orange Heresy to close the 76th Venice Film Festival

The neo-noir thriller by the director of The Double Hour, screening out of competition, intertwines the art scene and the underworld; Mick Jagger and Donald Sutherland star  

23/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | Out of Competition

The Venice International Film Critics’ Week presents its line-up

The Venice International Film Critics’ Week presents its line-up

The independent, parallel section of the Venice International Film Festival will include seven first works in competition and two special screenings, all of which will be world premieres  

19/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | International Film Critics’ Week

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s The Truth will open the Venice Film Festival

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s The Truth will open the Venice Film Festival

Two French stars, Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche, will feature alongside Ethan Hawke in the first film shot outside of Japan by the director who won Cannes’ 2018 Palme d’Or for Shoplifters  

18/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | Opening/Competition

Final Cut in Venice selects six projects

Final Cut in Venice selects six projects

The seventh edition of the workshop dedicated to the film industries of the African countries and the Middle East will take place from 31 August-2 September  

18/07/2019 | Venice 2019 | Venice Production Bridge

The Lido awaits the names of this year’s stars and directors

The Lido awaits the names of this year’s stars and directors

With just one week to go until the line-up unveiling, rumours are circulating on the likely Lido guests, namely Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, James Gray, Mario Martone, Ulrich Seidl and Roy Andersson  

17/07/2019 | Venice 2019