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Venice Film Festival 2020 Is Still Happening in September Amid Pandemic

Venice Film Festival 2020 Is Still Happening in September Amid Pandemic

The 2020 Venice Film Festival is happening this September. The world’s longest running film festival will be going on just as planned, Luca Zaia, governor of Veneto, confirmed on Sunday (May 24), via
Venice Film Festival Still On for September, Venice Governor Confirms

Venice Film Festival Still On for September, Venice Governor Confirms

The Venice Film Festival will go ahead as planned this fall, the region’s governor confirmed on Sunday. Luca Zaia, governor of Veneto, said the world’s longest-running film festival, which was due to
Cannes abandons 'physical' festival for 2020 but will select films for screening elsewhere

Cannes abandons 'physical' festival for 2020 but will select films for screening elsewhere

Film festival ditches plans to postpone event until later in the year in favour of collaborating with other festivals, rather than take festival onlineThe Cannes film festival appears to have halted
Venice Film Festival Surveys Industry to Gauge Concerns, Participation (EXCLUSIVE)

Venice Film Festival Surveys Industry to Gauge Concerns, Participation (EXCLUSIVE)

Venice Film Festival organizers have sent a letter to a wide range of film industry executives to survey concerns and suggestions about the upcoming edition, which is still scheduled to run Sept.

YouTube + Tribeca Enterprises Partner on We Are One: A Global Film Festival

Starting 29 May, YouTube will host a 10-day digital film festival, in partnership with Tribeca Enterprises (the organization behind NYC’s Tribeca Film Festival), that will feature programming by 20 of
YouTube Teams with Sundance, TIFF, Cannes, and More for Free Digital Film Festival

YouTube Teams with Sundance, TIFF, Cannes, and More for Free Digital Film Festival

An answer may have been found as film festivals across the globe work to adjust plans for this year's round of festivals amidst the global coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, it was announced YouTube
YouTube to Host Free Virtual Film Festival With 20 Partners Including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance

YouTube to Host Free Virtual Film Festival With 20 Partners Including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance

With COVID-19 shuttering film fests worldwide, YouTube has stepped in to launch a 10-day digital film festival this spring with 20 partners — streaming free to cinema fans everywhere. We Are One: A
Will Film Festivals Happen This Fall? That’s Now a Culture-War Question (Column)

Will Film Festivals Happen This Fall? That’s Now a Culture-War Question (Column)

When the organizers of the Venice Film Festival announced on Monday that, yes, the festival would take place in September, you could read their assertion as a statement of hope, obstinancy, or sheer
Venice Chief Alberto Barbera Details ‘Experimental’ Edition, Cannes Solidarity

Venice Chief Alberto Barbera Details ‘Experimental’ Edition, Cannes Solidarity

Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is beginning to zero in on the event’s upcoming edition in September, which will necessarily be “experimental,” with far fewer U.S. talent on the
Venice Film Festival Going Forward, No Collaboration With Cannes Planned

Venice Film Festival Going Forward, No Collaboration With Cannes Planned

Venice Film Festival still plans to proceed on the Lido in the event’s customary early September slot. Roberto Cicutto, president of the Venice Biennale, the fest’s parent organization, said Monday in
Venice Film Festival Rules Out Digital Option (EXCLUSIVE)

Venice Film Festival Rules Out Digital Option (EXCLUSIVE)

The Venice Film Festival is forging ahead with preparations for the September 2-12 event despite coronavirus concerns, and ruling out the possibility that the fest could go digital — at least not in
Great Outfits in Fashion History: Sofia Coppola in Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton at the 2010 Venice Film Festival

Great Outfits in Fashion History: Sofia Coppola in Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton at the 2010 Venice Film Festival

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In 'Great Outfits in Fashion History,'
Biennale Postpones Start of Architecture Event to Overlap With Venice Film Festival

Biennale Postpones Start of Architecture Event to Overlap With Venice Film Festival

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Venice Biennale, which is the Venice Film Festival’s parent organization, has moved the opening date of its Architecture Biennale – which was originally set to open
'Diversity is now centre stage': Berlin film festival sets industry precedent

'Diversity is now centre stage': Berlin film festival sets industry precedent

Event achieves gender parity among directors and executives but number of films directed by women falls slightly from 2019The Berlin film festival has achieved gender parity in some of its most senior
African Voices Speak Up at Festivals

African Voices Speak Up at Festivals

The dearth of African contenders in the main competition at this year’s Berlinale might come as no surprise to the continent’s perennially disappointed filmmakers. One could argue — not unfairly —
‘José’: Film Review

‘José’: Film Review

It has been a year and a half since director Li Cheng’s “José” won the Venice Film Festival’s Queer Lion. It would be a shame to let the lag time diminish expectations. After a LGBTQ fest run, the
Roberto Cicutto, Former Cinecittà Chief, to Head Venice Biennale

Roberto Cicutto, Former Cinecittà Chief, to Head Venice Biennale

Roberto Cicutto, the veteran Italian film producer of Ermanno Olmi’s 1988 Venice Golden Lion winner “The Legend of the Holy Drinker” and more recently head of Italy’s Luce-Cinecittà which runs the
Cate Blanchett to Head Jury at Venice Film Festival

Cate Blanchett to Head Jury at Venice Film Festival

Cate Blanchett will preside over the main competition jury at the Venice Film Festival in September, marking the third woman in four years to hold that role at the fest which in recent years has come
‘Lingua Franca’: Film Review

‘Lingua Franca’: Film Review

— even if her script eventually muffles some of the film’s early promise. This low-key drama about a trans Filipina looking for love (and a green card) while working as a domestic in Brooklyn is
‘An Officer and a Spy’ Leads French Box Office Despite Roman Polanski Controversy

‘An Officer and a Spy’ Leads French Box Office Despite Roman Polanski Controversy

Roman Polanski’s latest film, “An Officer and a Spy,” is leading the French box office after its opening weekend and fifth day out in theaters despite new sexual-assault accusations against the