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  1. Alfonso Cuaron Named Venice Film Festival Jury President

    3:58 am PDT 05/11/2015
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    The Oscar-winning director will lead the jury at the 72nd Venice Film Festival. READ MORE

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  2. Hot Docs: Italy, Canada Launch Documentary Co-Production Fund

    3:30 pm PDT 04/28/2015
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    Gianfranco Rosi's 'Sacro GRA' winning the 2013 Golden Lion in Venice has spurred a film development pact between Canada and Italy, which was unveiled at Hot Docs in Toronto. READ MORE

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  3. Bertrand Tavernier to Get Lifetime Achievement Honor at Venice Film Festival

    4:24 am PDT 03/10/2015
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    The French auteur will be honored at the 72nd edition of the festival. READ MORE

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  4. Russian Director Andrei Konchalovsky Plans to Launch No-Budget Film Studio

    10:27 am PST 03/04/2015
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    He believes the studio will provide opportunities for young directors with ideas. READ MORE

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  5. Is Venice Film Fest the New Oscars Lucky Charm?

    10:58 am PST 02/23/2015
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    With 10 nominations this year and 15 last year, Venice has proven itself as a key awards season launchpad. READ MORE

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  6. Marco Mueller Links Up With Beijing International Film Festival

    12:17 am PST 01/26/2015
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    The Italian festival veteran has agreed to be Chief Advisor of the burgeoning Chinese festival. READ MORE

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  7. Rotterdam: Signals Sidebar Includes Venice Golden Lion Winner

    10:31 am PST 12/18/2014
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    Roy Andersson’s 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence' and Tom Harper's 'War Book' made the cut for the 2015 Dutch film festival READ MORE

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  8. Sony Classics' Tom Bernard Slams Oscar Voters For Snubbing Russian Hockey Doc 'Red Army'

    7:59 pm PST 12/05/2014
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    "It's a sign of some really old people in the documentary area of the Academy" READ MORE

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  9. Venice Biennale College Winners Announced

    8:14 am PST 11/27/2014
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    Each project will be given a budget of $187,000 so films can be completed by next summer's Venice Film Festival READ MORE

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  10. AFM: Rialto Takes Mafia Drama 'Black Souls'

    10:40 am PST 11/08/2014
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    Francesco Munzi's look at the ‘Ndrangheta mafia was a critical hit in Venice and Toronto READ MORE

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  11. 'The Imitation Game,' 'Birdman' to Open Poland's Camerimage Festival

    12:59 am PDT 10/27/2014
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    The festival, which honors the art of cinematography, will open Nov. 15 with a double bill READ MORE

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  12. IFC Films Picks Up Al Pacino's 'Manglehorn'

    1:23 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    The film, directed by David Gordon Green, just played Venice and Toronto READ MORE

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  13. Film Movement Acquires Venice Winner 'The Dinner' (Exclusive)

    9:30 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    The Italian adaptation stars Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Luigi Lo Cascio and Alessandro Gassman READ MORE

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  14. The Vladar Company Picks Up 'Medeas,' Starring Catalina Sandino Moreno

    6:52 pm PDT 10/14/2014
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    In Andrea Pallaoro's film, the Greek myth of Medea gets a contemporary re-imagining READ MORE

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  15. Magnolia Picks Up Venice Golden Lion Winner 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence'

    12:02 pm PDT 10/14/2014
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    Darren Aronofksy and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu to lend their names as presenters to the movie READ MORE

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  16. Russian Director Andrei Konchalovsky Won't Release Venice-Winning Film Theatrically

    8:09 am PDT 10/09/2014
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    Silver Lion winner 'The Postman's White Nights' will have a premiere on Russia's main television network READ MORE

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  17. ‘Nabat’: Film Review

    3:11 pm PDT 10/08/2014
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    Iranian actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya portrays a courageous peasant woman during the war in Azerbaijan READ MORE

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  18. 'Breakup Buddies' Director Ning Hao Talks About Keys to Success

    3:08 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    THR speaks with the Chinese director whose road trip comedy sits atop the international box-office chart READ MORE

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  19. Russian Venice Winner Pulls Film From Foreign-Language Oscar Consideration

    5:49 am PDT 09/26/2014
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    Andrei Konchalovsky withdraws his Silver Lion winner before the country picks its contender, citing Russia's "Hollywoodization" READ MORE

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  20. San Sebastian: Canadians Line up Latin American Co-Productions

    7:09 am PDT 09/24/2014
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    The Canucks are sizing up partners as local cinema in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina surges READ MORE

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