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  1. Venice Film Festival: Elizabeth Banks, Diane Kruger Join Main Jury

    4:10 am PDT 07/27/2015
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    The actresses join the 72nd edition’s jury, led by Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuaron. READ MORE

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  2. Venice Days Unveils Diverse Lineup

    4:00 am PDT 07/24/2015
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    Alice Rohrwacher and Agnes Varda are among this year's directors at the independent event during the Venice Film Festival. READ MORE

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  3. Venice Film Festival: Jonathan Demme Named President of Horizons Jury

    4:06 am PDT 07/22/2015
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    'Hungry Hearts' director Saverio Costanzo will serve as president of the debut film jury. READ MORE

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  4. 'Stop': Karlovy Vary Review

    4:58 pm PDT 07/08/2015
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    Veteran Korean shock merchant Kim Ki-duk shows his more restrained side in this Japanese drama set in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. READ MORE

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  5. All-Star Disaster Epic 'Everest' to Open Venice Film Festival

    3:42 am PDT 07/08/2015
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    The film is directed by Baltasar Kormakur. READ MORE

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  6. Venice: 2015 Film Festival Poster Unveiled

    6:32 am PDT 07/06/2015
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    Nastassja Kinski and Jean-Pierre Leaud grace the display. READ MORE

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. '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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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