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Major autumn festivals pledge to stop competing for films this year

Venice, Toronto, Telluride and New York chiefs sign open letter.

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Venice Film Festival reveals changes to slimmed-down event

Number of films in Official Selection to be lower, but “not by much”.

The Mafia Is Not What It Used To Be

‘The Mafia Is Not What It Used To Be’: Venice Review

Francesco Maresco explores the impact of the 1992 assassinations of Italian anti-Mafia magistrated Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino

Atlantis

‘Atlantis’: Venice Review

Valentyn Vasyanovych’s film, set in Eastern Ukraine of the near future, is the winner of the grand prize at Venice’s Orrizonti

blanco-en-blanco

‘Blanco En Blanco’: Venice Review

A photographer develops a dangerous obsession in early 20th Century South America

Waiting For The Barbarians

‘Waiting For The Barbarians’: Venice Review

Mark Rylance shines in this otherwise bloated adaptation of J.M.Coetzee’s novel