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  1. Venice Names Full Juries for Horizons Sidebar, De Laurentiis Prize for Debut Films

    8:08 am 7/17/2012

    The festival previously announced that Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino and Indian director Shekhar Kapur, respectively, will be head jury members.Read more

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  2. Venice Film Festival to Screen 10 Rare Films From Archive in Special Retrospective

    10:51 am 6/19/2012

    To honor the 80th anniversary of the first Venice festival, organizers will restore, screen and make available for distribution 10 rare prints from the festival's giant archives.Read more

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  3. Samuel Maoz, Rafi Pitts Among First Berlinale Residency Participants

    6:41 am 6/12/2012

    Six international directors will travel to Berlin for four months to develop new film projects. Read more

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  4. New Project From 103-Year-Old Director Manoel de Oliveira to Appear in Venice

    6:09 am 6/8/2012

    The Italian media reports that "Gebo e l’Ombra" ("Gebo and the Shadow") will screen on the Venice Lido, where the august Portuguese director has been a regular.Read more

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  5. Italy's Pierfrancesco Favino, India's Shekhar Kapur Tapped to Head Venice Sidebar Juries

    9:36 am 6/5/2012

    Favino will head the Orizzonti jury that will focus on trendsetting new films, while the jury Kapur heads will award a $100,000 prize to the best debut film in any Venice official selection.Read more

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  6. Michael Mann to Head Venice Film Fest Jury

    7:57 am 6/1/2012

    This year’s edition will take place Aug. 29-Sept. 8.Read more

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  7. 2012 Venice Film Festival to be "More Sober, Less Glitzy" With New Directors

    1:38 pm 5/28/2012

    Likely candidates to bring films to the festival include Brian de Palma, Terrence Malick and Paul Thomas Anderson, according to newly installed artistic director Alberto Barbera.Read more

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  8. Cannes 2012: Venice Film Festival to Program Fewer Movies

    8:08 am 5/18/2012

    Newly installed artistic director Alberto Barbera hopes picking less titles will give the film selections a more prestigious feel.Read more

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  9. Francesco Rosi to Get Lifetime Achievement Award at Venice Film Fest

    6:47 am 5/10/2012

    The 89-year-old director and screenwriter has been a leading figure in Italian cinema since the 1950s.Read more

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  10. Weekly International News Wrap: China Opens Up, Murdoch Says Sorry and 'The Hobbit' Pub Crackdown

    8:30 am 3/16/2012

    The top global media stories of the past seven days.Read more

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