Venice International Film Festival

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​Cairo kicks off with support of Berlinale, Cannes and Venice directors

Oscar-winning playwright and screenwriter Christopher Hampton feted with CIFF’s Golden Pyramid Lifetime Achievement prize.

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Guatemala selects ‘La Llorona’ for Oscar race

Nobel Prize winner, survivor of Guatemalan atrocities Rigoberta Menchú Tum plays cameo.

200 Meters

‘200 Metres’: London Review

First-time feature details a Palestinian father’s desperate attempts to get back into Israel to see his sick son

Ghosts

‘Ghosts’: Venice Review

Venice Critics Week winner is a timely story set in Istanbul of the very near future

Pieces Of A Woman

‘Pieces Of A Woman’: Venice Review

Vanessa Kirby’s star continues to rise with an intense performance of a bereaved young mother in Kornel Mundroczo’s English-language debut

Nowhere-Special

‘Nowhere Special’: Venice Review

James Norton tries to find a home for his young boy in Uberto Pasolini’s tender tearjerker

New Order

‘New Order’: Venice Review

Michel Franco’s dystopian howl is dynamic cinema which takes no prisoners