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  1. 'Klezmer': Venice Review

    3:00 pm PDT 09/01/2015
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    The feature debut of Polish playwright-turned-director Piotr Chrzan, set in the summer of 1943, almost plays like the anti-'Ida'. READ MORE

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  2. 'The Memory of Water' ('La memoria del agua'): Venice Review

    9:30 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    Spanish-language stars Elena Anaya and Benjamin Vicuna play a couple in mourning in the latest film of Chilean director Matias Bize ('The Life of Fish'). READ MORE

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  3. Oscars: Sweden Picks 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch' for Foreign-Language Category

    7:12 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    Roy Andersson's quietly comic feature won the Golden Lion for best film in Venice last year. READ MORE

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  4. Director Atom Egoyan Talks Revenge and Memory In New Film 'Remember'

    11:09 am PDT 08/31/2015
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    The Canadian director's Holocaust revenge story, starring Christopher Plummer, will get world premiere at Venice Film Festival READ MORE

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  5. Venice Film Festival: Martin Scorsese’s 'The Audition' Premiere Canceled

    8:03 am PDT 08/29/2015
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    Due to "technical problems" the big-budget short will not be in Venice. READ MORE

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  6. Venice Film Festival: Jonathan Demme to Receive Visionary Award

    7:15 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    The ‘Ricki and the Flash’ director is also President of the Horizons Jury at the 72nd edition of the festival. READ MORE

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  7. Venice Film Festival: Director Arturo Ripstein to Be Honored

    10:33 am PDT 08/26/2015
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    The 50-year film veteran will be honored at the screening of his latest film ‘Bleak Street.’ READ MORE

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  8. Netflix Storms Venice Film Fest Amid Anti-Theater Concerns

    8:00 am PDT 08/24/2015
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    Months after the streamer was criticized for destroying Europe's cherished theater culture, the digital giant is invading the oldest film festival to premiere its first original film, Cary Fukunaga's 'Beasts of No Nation.' READ MORE

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  9. Russia to Launch Co-Production Grant at Venice Film Fest

    12:42 pm PDT 08/19/2015
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    Eight projects involving Russia as a co-production partner have been selected to compete. READ MORE

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  10. Venice Film Festival: Brian De Palma to Receive Career Achievement Award

    4:30 am PDT 08/13/2015
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    The director, winner of Venice's Silver Lion for 'Redacted,' will receive the prestigious Glory to the Filmmaker Award. READ MORE

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  11. Venice Film Festival: Lost Orson Welles Film to Get Pre-Opening Showcase

    5:37 am PDT 08/07/2015
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    The director's full-length, Italian version of 'Othello' will also screen. READ MORE

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  12. Venice Festival: Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts to Pull Double Duty

    4:38 am PDT 07/29/2015
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    British actress Stacy Martin and Italy's Alba Rohrwacher also appear in two movies set to screen as part of the 72nd edition of the world's oldest major film festival. READ MORE

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  13. Venice Film Festival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 72nd Edition

    2:15 am PDT 07/29/2015
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    Kristen Stewart, Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes and Dakota Johnson are among the stars in movies coming to the world’s oldest major film festival. READ MORE

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. '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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