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The 79th Venice International Film Festival, organised by La Biennale di Venezia and directed by Alberto Barbera, aims to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue.
The festival runs from 31 August to 10 September.
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- Biennale College Cinema
- International Film Critics' Week
- Orizzonti Extra
- Out Of Competition
- Venice Classics
- Venice Days
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Venice Latest Reviews
A documentary about how Ugandan opposition leader, activist and musical star Bobi Wine took on the regime led by Yoweri Museveni, the person who led the country for 35 years.
A portrait of the celebrated filmmaker.
A funeral car cruises the streets of Medellin, while a young director tells the story of his past in this violent and conservative city.
Selim follows his mother from place to place, forever trying to outrun the latest scandal she's been caught up in. When they arrive in Tangier, new opportunities will give them a shot at the legitimacy they each crave – but not without threatening their fragile love for one another.
As far as 24-year-old Amanda can remember, she has never had friends. It’s the thing she desires most. When she finds out that as infants she and Rebecca had spent a lot of time together, Amanda settles on her new mission: convincing her that they are still best friends.
A girl begins to question the world around her through her friendship with her gay best friend.
When a young Iraqi rubbish picker rescues an American sex doll from the Baghdad dumps, he crosses into a perilous red zone, where friends become enemies and nothing is certain.
A meticulous horticulturist who is devoted to tending the grounds of a beautiful estate and pandering to his employer, the wealthy dowager, is persuaded to take on her great niece as an apprentice.
The true story of of a whistleblower who shook the French nuclear industry.
An epic comedy about journalism.
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