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  1. Clooney, Bullock's 'Gravity' to Open Venice: Is It a Major Awards Contender? (Analysis)

    8:17 am 7/3/2013

    THR's awards analyst looks at how the fest's previous openers have gone on to fare at the Oscars and Globes.Read more

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  2. Warner Bros. Space Thriller 'Gravity' to Open Venice Film Festival

    3:08 am 7/3/2013

    UPDATED: The film starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and directed by Alfonso Cuaron will have its world premiere at the Italian fest. Read more

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  3. Venice Film Fest Unveils 'Final Cut' Workshop Initiative

    12:33 pm 5/10/2013

    The program will offer a range of options to help four African films in the post-production phase complete their projects. Read more

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  4. Venice's Biennale College Open for Applications Starting May 8

    8:47 am 5/3/2013

    The initiative will help three teams of emerging filmmakers earn a coveted spot at the 2014 edition of the Venice Film Festival.Read more

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  5. Venice Fest to Honor 'Exorcist' Director William Friedkin With Special Award

    3:35 am 5/2/2013

    The world's oldest film festival will fete him with a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement and screen a restored version of his thriller "Sorcerer."Read more

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  6. Cannes: 'Winter of Discontent' Acquired by Double Dutch

    6:42 am 4/22/2013

    Egyptian director Ibrahim El Batout's controversial drama about events leading up to the Tahrir Square uprising bowed in Venice. Read more

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  7. Venice's Biennale College Filmlab Officially Presents 15 Semifinalists

    2:32 pm 1/17/2013

    Three finalists will be selected from among the 15: each will be given $200,000, expert production advice, and a guaranteed spot at the Venice Film Fest.Read more

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  8. Venice Votes to Expand Film Fest Juries, Adds Two New Prizes

    6:03 am 12/21/2012

    The board also voted to create a new permanent section that will screen restored films and documentaries from the festival's massive archives. Read more

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  9. More Controversy Hits Turin Film Fest

    6:29 am 12/17/2012

    Piedmont's Steve della Casa criticizes Alberto Barbera for keeping ties to both the Turin and Venice festivals.Read more

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  10. Venice's Biennale College Filmlab Selects 15 Semi-Finalist Projects

    6:35 am 12/5/2012

    The list of 15 will be whittled down to three, which will each receive nearly $200,000 in funding and a guaranteed screening at the 2013 Venice Fest.Read more

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