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VENICE FILM FESTIVAL NEWS

Venice Film Festival opens with debate over Polanski and gender parity

August 29, 2019 11:33 am

At the opening press conference, journalists from around the world pushed Venice Film Festival director Alberto Barbera and jury president Lucrecia Martel to address the inclusion of a new Polanski film and the lack of female directors in competition.

Julie Andrews to be presented with Lifetime Achievement Award at Venice Film Festival

March 10, 2019 10:36 am

Veteran actor Julie Andrews will be honoured with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 76th edition of Venice Film Festival.

Such a Long Journey

August 01, 2018 12:15 am

Actor and producer Sohum Shah on the making of Tumbbad, which will open the Critics’ Week at Venice International Film Festival next month.

Sam Mendes to head Venice Film Festival jury

April 28, 2016 11:52 am

Sam Mendes will head the jury of the 73rd Venice Film Festival.

FTII agitation: Venice Film Festival director urges Modi to engage with students ‘with open mind’

October 04, 2015 12:52 am

FTII students had written to several film personalities, heads of film schools and others linked to cinema, requesting them to support the agitation.

Sensed gender fluidity in Eddie Redmayne: 'The Danish Girl' director Tom Hooper

September 07, 2015 5:32 pm

Tom Hooper says he sensed a certain gender fluidity in Eddie Redmayne and felt something in the actor was drawn to the feminine.

'The Danish Girl' gets standing ovation in Venice Film Festival premiere

September 07, 2015 5:32 pm

Academy-award winning actor Eddie Redmayne starrer "The Danish Girl" got a standing ovation of nearly 10-minute after its premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, Italy.

Elizabeth Banks, Diane Kruger join Venice Film Festival jury

July 27, 2015 10:58 pm

Diane Kruger and Elizabeth Banks have joined the jury of the upcoming 72nd edition of Venice Film Festival.

Soundless fury

September 19, 2014 1:00 am

Although James Franco draws crowds at the Venice Film Festival, his adaptation of William Faulkner’s film gets barbs

Labour of Love chosen for Venice Film Festival

August 29, 2014 1:00 am

Set in Kolkata and directed by debutant Adityavikram Sengupta, the film has no dialogues