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Venice: Alberto Barbera reveals line-up gems, regrets and this year’s big Oscar contender

29-Jul-2016 | By Gabriele Niola

Venice festival director Alberto Barbera talks breakout candidates, the likelihood of additions and competition with other festivals.

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Venice unveils 2016 market projects

29-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Venice Production Bridge will incorporate Gap Financing Market and Final Cut events.


As I Open My Eyes

'As I Open My Eyes': Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Leyla Bouzid. France, Belgium, Tunis, UAE, 2015. 102 minutes.

A Copy of My Mind

'A Copy Of My Mind': Review

By Jason Bechervaise

Dir/scr: Joko Anwar. Indonesia/South Korea. 2015. 116mins



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Awards season preview: a shot at glory

11-Sep-2015 | By

As the autumn festival line-ups are revealed, Screen analyses the titles in pole position for a competitive awards season.

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Venice: Alberto Barbera talks 'boo-boys' and the future

7-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

At the half-way mark, the Venice Film Festival director reveals plans for an additional cinema and defends A Bigger Splash.

Sue Brooks, 'Looking For Grace'

6-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Australian director Sue Brooks on realising a dream, exciting newcomer Odessa Young and the on-going challenges faced by women directors.

Finding 'Francofonia'

5-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Francofonia producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet tells Screen how the production built Aleksandr Sokurov’s ambitious docu-fiction.

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Tom McCarthy: in the 'Spotlight'

4-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Screen spoke to Spotlight director Tom McCarthy about the challenges of piecing together a serious and starry investigative journalism drama.

Luca Guadagnino talks 'A Bigger Splash'

3-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Ahead of its Venice world premiere, A Bigger Splash director Luca Guadagnino talks to Screen about secret loves and the need for erotic tension with his actors.

Baltasar Kormakur Everest

Conquering 'Everest'

2-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Director Baltasar Kormakur and Working Title co-chair Tim Bevan reveal the remarkable journey behind the Venice-opener.

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Venice preview 2015


Screen previews the world premieres at this year’s Venice Film Festival and interviews festival director Alberto Barbera

Tom Hooper, 'The Danish Girl'

1-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Reunited on The Danish Girl with Eddie Redmayne and Working Title, Tom Hooper tells Screen about his passion for the project, transgender illumination and Redmayne’s ‘gender fluidity’.

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Venice 2015: Alberto Barbera, festival director

28-Aug-2015 | By

Festival director Alberto Barbera tells Geoffrey Macnab about the 72nd line-up, the Toronto détente and forging ties with the streaming giants.