Aug 31, 2020 · (The Cannes Film Festival was ... The festival is now famous for its Hollywood ... Netflix’s “Marriage Story” premiered at Venice in 2019 before going on to secure six nominations from the ...
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival is the world's oldest film festival and one of the "Big Three" film festivals, alongside the Cannes Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. The Big Three are internationally acclaimed for giving creators the artistic freedom to express themselves through film. In 1951, FIAPF formally accredited the festival. Founded in Venice, Italy in August 1932, the festival is part of the Venice Biennale, one of the world's olde
Aug 27, 2019 · Film Venice Film Festival 2019 highlights. Juliette Binoche, Brad Pitt and Meryl Streep are among the stars set to light up this year's film festival in Venice.
Wednesday 4 September 2019. C elebrating its 76th edition this year, the Venice Film Festival is the oldest, and arguably the most glamorous film festival in the world. It takes place on the isle of the Lido, with the Adriatic lapping on one side and the languorous swell of the lagoon on the other. It’s where the long road to Oscar glory began for films such as Gravity, Brokeback Mountain and Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma.
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- Official Selection
- Parallel Sections
1. Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican director, Jury President 2. Enki Bilal, French author, artist and director 3. Robin Campillo, French director 4. Maimouna N'Diaye, Senegalese actress 5. Elle Fanning, American actress 6. Yorgos Lanthimos, Greek director 7. Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish director 8. Kelly Reichardt, American director 9. Alice Rohrwacher, Italian director
Un Certain Regard
1. Nadine Labaki, Lebanese director, Jury President 2. Marina Foïs, French actress 3. Nurhan Sekerci-Porst, German film producer 4. Lisandro Alonso, Argentine director 5. Lukas Dhont, Belgian director
1. Rithy Panh, Cambodian-French director, Jury President 2. Alice Diop, French director 3. Sandrine Marques, French director, author and film critic 4. Benoît Delhomme, French cinematographer 5. Nicolas Naegelen, French president director of Polyson
The following films were selected to compete for the Palme d'Or: 1. (CdO) indicates film eligible for the Caméra d'Oras a feature directorial debut. 2. (QP) indicates film in competition for the Queer Palm.
Un Certain Regard
The following films were selected to compete in the Un Certain Regardsection: 1. (CdO) indicates film eligible for the Caméra d'Oras a feature directorial debut. 2. (QP) indicates film in competition for the Queer Palm.
Out of competition
The following films were selected to be screened out of competition: 1. (QP) indicates film in competition for the Queer Palm. 2. (ŒdO) indicates film eligible for the Œil d'orfor documentary.
International Critics' Week
The following films were selected to be screened in the International Critics' Weeksection:
The following films were selected to be screened in the Directors' Fortnightsection:
The following films were selected to be screened in the ACID (Association for the Distribution of Independent Cinema) section:
Feb 22, 2021 · 15. An Officer and a Spy. Directed by Roman Polanski ( The Pianist, Rosemary’s Baby, Chinatown) the film is set in 1984 and follows the life of A French Captain named Alfred Dreyfus, who is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s Island. The Venice Film Festival 2019 will begin on 28th August and will ...
- Venice International Film Festival
- The Cannes Film Festival – France
- Tribeca Film Festival – New York
- Taormina Film Fest – Sicily
- Sundance Film Festival – Park City, Utah
- SXSW Film Festival – Austin, Texas
- Berlin International Film Festival
- Tiff, Toronto – Canada
- Miff, Melbourne – Australia
- Hkiff, Hong Kong – China
It should come as no surprise that this post begins with the famous Venice Film Festival, held each year in the illustrious Palazzo del Cinema di Venezia in Venice Lido as part of the broader context of the Venice Biennale’s cultural contemporary art festival. Founded in 1932, the Venice International Film Festival is the world’s oldest and this year marks the 77th edition. The atmosphere is characterized by the lagoon’s singular charm and glamour and offers an opportunity to discover or rediscover la Serenissima, (the city’s sobriquet, which means the “most serene”). September 2 – 12
It would be criminal to compile a list of the world’s top film festivals without mentioning the Palme d’Or and the famous Cannes Film Festival. This year brings the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival, the world’s most publicized. Called the International Film Festival until 2002, this is the place to see and be seen for the ‘who’s who’ of world cinema. Spectators can watch the stars arrive on the red carpet and play traveler while admiring the luxurious yachts along the Croisette or watch outdoor retrospectives on Macé beach, where the festival’s cult films are screened. But Cannes is not just for the festival! On the contrary, if you visit Cannes and the splendors of the French Riviera outside of the festival, you could even walk on the famous red carpet! May 12 – 23
The Tribeca Film Festival is an American independent film festival held every year in New York. Founded by Robert De Niro, Craig Hatkoff and Jane Rosenthal, the festival’s aim was to revitalize the economy and the city’s cultural life after the September 11, 2001 attacks. The concept behind the festival is to reach the widest possible audience to convey the power of cinema to the largest number of people, as well as for New York to be recognized as a major cinema hub. To stay up to date on the Festival, you can download the dedicated app on its official website. April 15 – 26
The Taormina Film Fest – which began under the name of Rassegna Cinematografica Internazionale di Messina e Taormina – takes place in this stunning city’s ancient Greek theater, perched on a natural terrace over the Ionian Sea and famous for its view of Mount Etna. Like previous years, the upcoming 66th edition will include world premieres of both Italian and international films. June 28 – July 4
Sundance, the top American independent film festival and one of the world’s largest, celebrates its 35th edition this year. Established by the Sundance Institute, a cultural nonprofit organization founded by Robert Redford, the festival showcases the most innovative American and international filmmakers. It presents films made outside the mainstream Hollywood circuit and reveals the talent of many famous and acclaimed directors such as Quentin Tarantino. January 23 – February 2
South by Southwest Film is part of a series of festivals (music, film and interactive media) held in Austin, Texas, a city that has become such a hub for new technology that is has garnered the nickname “Silicon Hills”. The festival, a marathon of films, presents many categories, from competitions between state high schools to highly anticipated big-budget Hollywood comedies. In the evenings, attendees merrymake at the cinema bar where independent filmmakers and big industry names happily mingle with the crowd.March 13 – 22
If you’ve never been to Berlin, 2020 may be the right year to do so and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the world’s leading film festival at the same time Founded in 1951 by the Western Allies in order to create a showcase of the free world, the Berlinale is one of the world’s top three festivals film festivals alongside Venice and Cannes. For two weeks, the vibrant German capital lives off the frenetic pace of the festival and the parties that surround it. Last year, 18 films competed for the prestigious Golden Bear which was ultimately rewarded to Touch Me Not, a Romanian drama directed by Adina Pintilie. February 20 – March 1
Founded in 1976, this cinematic event is as lively and influential as those of Venice, Cannes and Berlin, and is held every year on the first Thursday of September. Considered by some to be a trial run for the awards season, the Toronto International Film Festival indeed often serves as a springboard for an Oscar. More than 300 films are screened during this festival that gets most of its inspiration from the cultural diversity of Toronto. September 13 – 19
The Melbourne International Film Festival is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most important events, always featuring a selection of auteur films, short films, feature films and documentaries that bring international cinema to the forefront. The opening night usually takes place at Melbourne‘s Regent Theater with the screening of one of the festival’s featured films. The MIFF also welcomes children and families, as the program always includes animated films at a reduced price for the youngest children. August 6 – 23
The Hong Kong International Film Festival is organized every year by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society, a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization committed to promoting the arts and the undertaking of film production with an international dimension. This wide panorama of Asian and international production showcases work from more than 50 countries. The Society aims to introduce international cinema to an Asian audience while simultaneously revealing the new dimensions of Hong Kong’s film production. March 24 – April 6
- The Wild Goose Lake (China) Original title: 南方车站的聚会 | Directed by: Diao Yinan | Cannes Section: Palme d’Or. Our tip Cannes pick from Asia this year comes from renowned director Diao Yinan, who previously directed Black Coal, Thin Ice and Night Train (which made an appearance at Cannes in 2007).
- Parasite (South Korea) Original title: 기생충 | Directed by: Bong Joon-ho | Cannes Section: Palme d’Or. Our penultimate Asian Cannes movie hails from South Korea, and features Song Kang-ho — one of South Korea’s most prolific actors.
- The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (South Korea) Original title: 악인전 | Directed by: Lee Won-tae | Cannes Section: Midnight Screenings. The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil is a high-octane thriller revolving around a mob boss who cooperates with a local cop to take down a serial killer.
- Dwelling in Fuchun Mountains (China) Original title: 春江水暖 | Directed by: Gu Xiaogang | Cannes Section: International Critics Week. One of China’s movies at Cannes this year comes from a relatively unknown director — Gu Xiaogang.