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TOP VENICE FILM FESTIVAL NEWS

Heartsone

Breaking Glass acquires Icelandic drama 'Heartsone'

2-Mar-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson directed Venice 2016 Queer Lion winner. Separately, FilmRise has acquired Sundance documentary It’s Not Yet Dark.

American Anarchist

Gravitas Ventures acquires 'American Anarchist'

14-Sep-2016 | By

The distributor has picked up worldwide rights from UTA Independent Film Group to Charlie Siskel’s documentary following its Venice Film Festival world premiere.

VENICE REVIEWS

'White Sun': Busan Review

By Wendy Ide

Dir: Deepak Rauniyar. 2016. Nepal. United States. Qatar. Netherlands. 89 mins

Malaria

'Malaria': Busan Review

By Wendy Ide

Dir: Parviz Shahbazi. 2016. Iran. 90 mins

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VENICE FEATURES

Venice: Parviz Shahbazi portrays Iranian youth, nods to Kiarostami in 'Malaria'

9-Sep-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

The Iranian director talks to Screen about capturing contemporary Iranian youth and Tehran in Malaria.

Age Of Shadows

Venice buzz title: Kim Jee-woon talks spy thriller 'The Age Of Shadows'

3-Sep-2016 | By

The Korean film-maker discusses Warner Bros Korea’s first local-language production, and expresses his thoughts on changes in the local industry.

Venice: François Ozon on why 'Frantz' resonates with Brexit, rising European nationalism Video

2-Sep-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

French director François Ozon explains how his black and white post-World War One melodrama Frantz has a contemporary resonance in the age of Brexit and rising nationalism across Europe.

Through The Wall

Venice buzz title: Rama Burshtein talks 'Fill The Void' follow-up

1-Sep-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Israeli director Rama Burshtein talks about the religious and secular inspirations behind her new film Through The Wall.

The Blind Christ

Venice buzz title: Christopher Murray on 'The Blind Christ', this year's "big discovery" Video

31-Aug-2016 | By Kaleem Aftab

Described by Alberto Barbera as Pasolini-esque, competition title The Blind Christ is generating heat.

Venice 2016: Film Profiles

26-Aug-2016

Screen profiles the world premieres at the 73rd Venice Film Festival.

In Dubious Battle

Venice 2016: Cinema in the Garden

26-Aug-2016

World premieres playing in the Cinema in the Garden strand at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.

Arrival

Venice 2016: Competition

26-Aug-2016

The full line-up of world premieres In Competition at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.

Boys in the Trees

Venice 2016: Horizons

26-Aug-2016

The full line-up of world premieres in Venice’s Horizons programme, with details on each title including sales contacts.

A Jamais

Venice 2016: Out of Competition

26-Aug-2016

The full line-up of world premieres Out of Competition at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.