Venice pacts with Festival Scope for public online Orizzonti screenings
Selections include Bernard Rose’s Boxing Day [pictured] and Alexey Balabanov’s Me Too.
For the first time, the Venice International Film Festival will offer limited online public streaming of new films timed to their official Lido screenings as part of Orizzonti (Horizons).
10 features and 13 shorts selected for Orizzonti will stream around the globe via a special secure website managed by Festival Scope on behalf of the festival. There will be 500 ‘spots’ for each film, and reservations are now open at www.labiennale.org. Virtual tickets cost €4.20 for one feature or a shorts programme.
Each film will be available for streaming for 24 hours after 9 pm on the day of the film’s presentation in Venice.
The features schedule includes:
Aug 30: GLI EQUILIBRISTI by Ivan De Matteo (Italy, France, 100’)
Sept 1: EL SHEITA ELLI FAT (WINTER OF DISCONTENT) by Ibrahim El Batout (Egypt, 94’)
Sept 2: BOXING DAY by Bernard Rose (UK, US, 91’) [pictured]
LOW TIDE by Roberto Minervini (US, Italy, Belgium, 92’)
Sept 3: LEONES byJazmin Lopez (Argentina, France, Netherlands, 80’)
Sept 4: MENATEK HA-MAIM (THE CUTOFF MAN) by Idan Hubel (Israel, 76’)
Sept 5: L’INTERVALLO by Leonardo Di Costanzo (Italy, Switzerland, Germany, 86’)
Sept 6: BELLAS MARIPOSAS by Salvatore Mereu (Italy, 100’)
YEMA by Djamila Sahraoui (Algeria, France, 90’)
Sept 7: JA TOZHE HOCHU (ME TOO) by Alexey Balabanov (Russia, 83’)