The 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival will run from August 30 to September 9. It will open with Comandante and close with Society Of The Snow. Please bear with us while we input the programme.

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A mum who has lost her baby tries to work through her grief as she attempts to donate her milk.
Poor Things
Poor Things
The story of a young woman who has been brought back to life.
Biopic of Leonard and Felicia Bernstein.
The Killer
The Killer
After a fateful near miss, an assassin battles his employers, and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.
Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
Consideration of the historic bias against female Black and queer athletes.
Housekeeping For Beginners
Housekeeping For Beginners
A lesbian suddenly finds herself responsible for her partner’s two daughters.
A Priscilla Presley biopic based on her memoir Elvis And Me.
The Beast
The Beast
In the near future a woman decides to purify her DNA in a machine that takes her into her past lives. Then she meets Louis and feels a powerful connection, as if she had always known him.
Society Of The Snow
Society Of The Snow
Survival thriller taking place in the aftermath of a plane crash in the Andes.
Through The Night
Through The Night
The lives of three people are explored after a rape.
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Venice Film Festival Features

Space and time
Stefanie Kolk on her approach to the grieving process in Melk
In the service of the story
Matteo Garrone on fairy tales and Italy’s Oscar submission, Io Capitano
Comedic bite
Ariane Louis-Seize on injecting Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person with humour
A sporting chance
Julia Fuhr Mann on exploring athletic bias and looking beyond the binary in Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
'Life in general is a matter of freedom'
Tommaso Santambrogio tells us about his debut Oceans Are The Real Continents
Winds of change
Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir on depicting modern Mongolia and Shamanism onscreen in City Of Wind
Restoring history
God Is A Woman director Andres Peyrot on bringing a film back to a community and engaging in dialogue about it
Meet Ruggero Deodato
The legendary director of Cannibal Holocaust discusses his career

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