The Venice Biennale is launching the first Venice in Zagreb programme, which will show 7 Italian films from the 2013 Venice Film Festival in the Croatian capital.
The programme runs March 27-30.
The Biennale organises in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture in Croatia.
The selections include Golden Lion winner Sacro GRA by Gianfranco Rosi and another competition title, Gianni Amelio’s L’intrepido.
From the Orizzonti section, the selection includes La prima neve by Andrea Segre. From Venezia Classici the picks are Bertolucci on Bertolucci by Luca Guadagnino and Walter Fasano, Non eravamo solo … ladri di biciclette. Il Neorealismo by Gianni Bozzacchi and Profezia. L’Africa di Pasolini by Enrico Menduni.
The screenings will also include the restored 1963 film Le mani sulla citta by Francesco Rosi, a Venice lifetime achievement winner.
The Biennale has run similar past initiatives in Brazil, China, Russia, Lebanon and Korea. A similar programme will run in Singapore in April.