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    Exclusive: Trailer For Venice & TIFF Film Festival Selection And Israeli Film Academy Best Picture Nominee 'Bethlehem'

    While Hollywood always tends to flex its muscle at film festivals, packing red carpets with stars, and dominating headlines with highly anticipated movies, the pleasure of hitting places like Venice and Toronto is discovering hidden gems, or acclaimed movies from elsewhere that haven't quite made a ...

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    Venice Film Festival Completes Out of Competition Section with 'Une Promesse,' Carrie Fisher Added to Jury

    Lots of news out of Venice today. "Une Promesse," the new film by French filmmaker Patrice LeConte, will round out the Out of Competition section at the 70th festival, running August 28 through September 7. It stars Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman and Richard Madden. Additionally, actress, screenwriter a...

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    Venice 2013: Poster, First Look & Official Synopsis For Xavier Dolan's 'Tom At The Farm'

    We're coming out of the fog, storm and noise of the summer movie season, heading into the the promising months of fall festivals, and it's a good time to be a cinephile. With TIFF unveiling their first wave of titles earlier this week, Venice followed suit this morning giving folks headed to the Lid...

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    Venice Film Festival Showcases Auteurs Miyazaki, Cuaron, Gilliam, Schrader, Frears, and Reichardt

    The Venice Film Festival gets under way August 28 with Alfonso Cuaron's previously announced 3-D opener "Gravity," starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, and closes with Tierry Ragobert’s $20 million 3-D documentary “Amazonia."

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    New Films From Terry Gilliam, Hayao Miyazaki, David Gordon Green & Jonathan Glazer Top 70th Venice Film Festival Line-Up

    After a weighty first announcement for this year's TIFF earlier in the week, eyes turned across the Atlantic this morning to the reveal of the line-up for the 70th Venice Film Festival, which precedes Toronto by about a week. We already knew the festival was opening with Alfonso Cuaron's hotly-antic...

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    Venice Days Turns 10 With Bruce LaBruce, the Safdie Brothers and Ava DuVernay

    The 10th anniversary of the Venice Film Festival's independent Venice Days sidebar announced their program, which will be nestled inside the 70th anniversary of Venice itself.

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    Venice Days Program of the Biennale Announces Lineup, Includes Films from the Safdie Brothers, Ava DuVernay and More

    The tenth edition of the Venice Days program at the Venice International Film Festival unfolds from August 28 through September 7. Its lineup, consisting of 12 feature films, two shorts, three special events and two special screenings, focuses heavily but not exclusively on debuts. Included in this ...

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    'Web Theatre' Returns to Venice Film Festival, Makes Official Selection Films Available for Streaming Online

    After being introduced as an experiment in last year's Venice International Film Festival, the Orizzonti section's Web Theatre returns. This virtual online theater screens a selection of films playing concurrently on the Lido, but made available to audiences around the world.

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    Claudia Cardinale Guest of Honor for Venice Film Festival's Classic Film Lineup; Includes Rossellini, Renoir, Friedkin's 'Sorcerer' and More

    Claudia Cardinale will be the guest host of Venezia Classici, the program devoted to classic film restorations, at the 70th Venice International Film Festival. This year's program includes Roberto Rossellini's "Paisan," Jean Renoir's "La bete humaine" and a Satyajit Ray program. (William Friedkin's ...

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    Saudi Arabia's First Woman Director Haifaa Al Mansour Named Jury President of Debut Film Award at Venice Film Festival

    Haifaa Al Mansour, Saudi Arabia's first woman filmmaker whose debut feature "Wadjda" has been a hit on the festival circuit since last fall, has been named President of the International Jury for the "Luigi De Laurentiis" Venice Award for a Debut Film at the 70th Venice International Film Festival, ...

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