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The 75th edition of Venice Film Festival runs from August 29 to September 8. It will open with First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, and close with Nick Hamm's Driven.
Director Zhang Yimou will receive the Glory To The Filmmaker award and Vanessa Redgrave will also be honoured for lifetime achievement. The festival will also host a tribute to David Cronenberg, including a masterclass by the director.
View Films by Strand:
- Biennale College - Cinema
- Out of Competition
- Venice Classics
- Venice Days
View previous years coverage of the Venice Film Festival festival:
Venice Latest Reviews
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
Cinematic tribute to Hans Hurch, the long-time director of Vienna Film Festival.
Soldiers involved in a 1963 coup underestimate the invisible power of civilian life.
A working class gay young man faces tough choices after he falls for a builder.
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier, but trouble brews when soldier and the show's backers disagree about how the it should end.
Documentary charting organised crime in Naples using archive footage.
Character study of a teenager who lives in an orphanage.
A man finds his existence in the forest threatened, as he brother tries to persuade him to return to civilisation.
An ex-con makes a plan with his friend to travel from rave to rave selling water and Ketamine from their food truck.
An ageing composer becomes obsessed with a beautiful teenage boy as cholera ravages the City of Bridges.
Venice Film Festival Features
Venice Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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