Documentary legend Frederick Wiseman is to revisit his first documentary, 1967’s Titicut Follies.
Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s feature, which upset Iranian censors, is in competition at the Venice Film Festival.
Ramin Bahrani, Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon talk about their detailed research for housing-crisis thriller 99 Homes, which receives its world premiere in Venice tonight (Aug 29)
Francesco Munzi talks about the extensive research behind his Venice competition tilte Black Souls, about the Calabrian mafia.
Boston-based 84-year-old Frederick Wiseman, who will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival tonight (Aug 29) is one of the greatest living documentary makers – and one of the most unobtrusive.
As Venice, Telluride and Toronto introduce a slew of prestige titles, Jeremy Kay examines the season’s possible awards contenders
Festival Scope founders Mathilde Henrot and Alessandro Raja tell Wendy Mitchell about the third edition of Venice VoD platform Sala Web
Samm Haillay and Ben Young tell Wendy Mitchell about Third Films’ unusual approach to characters and production, and the outfit’s two films in Venice
Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera discusses the strong French and Italian presence in this year’s line-up, how festivals should be places of research and discovery and the ones that got away.
The Competition line-up for this year’s Venice Film Festival marks the return of mavericks such as Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Fatih Akin, with a wealth of talent represented in the Orizzonti, Critics’ Week and Venice Days sections