Entertainment Venice Film Festival's 2020 Lineup Includes Frances McDormand, Casey Affleck and More
Karlovy Vary Film Festival to Stage Four-Day Fall Screening Event
The Czech Republic’s Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, the leading movie event in Central and Eastern Europe, is to hold a special four-day event in the fall, despite its decision to postpone its 55th edition until next year. The special event, running under the banner “Karlovy Vary IFF 54½,” will unspool Nov. 18-21 in Karlovy Vary, and will seek to evoke the festive atmosphere of the summer event. The noncompetitive festival will present 30 movies, each to be screened twice. Other events will be staged to run alongside the screenings.
The Lido is moving forward with 10 days of masked, temperature-checked, half-capacity movie screenings, as thehas announced its official lineup for this year's fest, to run Sept. 2 - 12 in Italy.
While festivals such as Telluride andamid the ongoing , La Biennale di Venezia remains hopeful for their 77th Venice International Film Festival, with none other than serving as president of the competition jury.
Venice Film Festival to Reduce Official Selection Amid Changes Due to Pandemic
The 77th edition will "forego organizing the Sconfini section," and the Venice Classics section will move to Bologna. To comply with measures required by the pandemic, first and foremost social distancing, "the overall number of films in the Official Selection will be lower, although not by much," they said.
Among the film's competing for the Golden Lion this year are The World to Come, starringand , and Pieces of a Woman, starring Kirby and , plus the -starring Nomadland from director Chloé Zhao (The Rider and Marvel's upcoming The Eternals).
"Nomadland is a brave and touching journey into a world that exists under the radar of mainstream social consciousness," said Venice International Film Festival Director Alberto Barbera. "It is a film that acquires particular meaning in a moment of pandemic induced seclusion, proving that values like mutual support and a strong sense of community can save us from solitude, failure, and despair."
Meanwhile, Call Me by Your Name directorwill screen his new documentary, Salvatore Ferragamo: The Shoemaker of Dreams, out of competition alongside Nathan Grossman's doc, titled Greta.
Shanghai Film Festival Set to Open July 25 Without Foreign Guests
The 2020 edition of the festival, now scheduled to begin in just over one week, will take a condensed form and be mostly a Chinese affair, staffers for the festival told The Hollywood Reporter Thursday. The festival will go without its usual international jury and main competition, instead screening an abridged selection of gala films for the public and local industry. The event's screening lineup is expected to be released in the days ahead.
See the full Venice lineup below:
Lacci, Daniele Luchetti (Out of Competition)
In Between Dying, Hilal Baydarov
Le Sorelle Macaluso, Emma Dante
The World to Come, Mona Fastvold
Nuevo Orden, Michel Franco
Lovers, Nicole Garcia
Laila in Haifa, Amos Gitai
Dear Comrades, Andrei Konchalovsky
Wife of a Spy, Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Sun Children, Majid Majidi
Pieces of a Woman, Kornel Mundruczo
Miss Marx, Susanna Nicchiarelli
Padrenostro, Claudio Noce
Notturno, Gianfranco Rosi
Never Gonna Snow Again, Malgorzata Szumowska, Michal Englert
The Disciple, Chaitanya Tamhane
And Tomorrow the Entire World, Julia Von Heinz
Quo Vadis, Aida?, Jasmila Zbanic
Nomadland, Chloé Zhao
Out of Competition (Fiction)
Lacci, Daniele Lucheti
Lasciami Andare, Stefano Mordini
Mandibules, Quentin Dupieux
Love After Love, Ann Hui
Assandira, Salvatore Mereu
The Duke, Roger Michell
Daniele Luchetti's 'The Ties,' Starring Alba Rohrwacher, to Open Venice Film Festival
The Italian drama will screen out of competition at the 77th Venice International Film Festival on September 2.The Ties, an adaptation of the novel by Domenico Starnone, will be the first Italian film to open Venice in 11 years. It will screen out of competition.
Night in Paradise, Park Soon-jung
Mosquito State, Filip Jan Rymsza
Out of Competition (Nonfiction)
Sportin' Life, Abel Ferrara
Crazy, Not Insane, Alex Gibney
Greta, Nathan Grossman
Salvatore, Shoemaker of Dreams, Luca Guadagnino
Final Account, Luke Holland
La Verita Su la Dolce Vita, Giuseppe Pedersoli
Molecole, Andrea Segre
Narciso em Ferias, Renato Terra, Ricardo Calil
Paulo Conte, Via con Me, Giorgio Verdelli
Hopper/Welles, Orson Welles
Out of Competition - Special Screenings
30 Monedas, Episode 1, Alex de la Iglesia
Princesse Europe, Camille Lotteau
Omelia Contadina, Alice Rohrwacher Jr.
Apples, Christos Nikou
La Troisième Guerre, Giovanni Aloi
Milestone, Ivan Ayr
The Wasteland, Ahmad Bahrami
The Man Who Sold His Skin, Kaouther Ben Hania
I Predatori, Pietro Castellitto
Mainstream, Gia Coppola
Genus Pan, Lav Diaz
Zanka Contact, Ismael El Iraki
Guerra e Pace, Martina Parenti, Massimo D’Anolfi
La Nuit Des Rois, Philippe Lacôte
The Furnace, Roderick Mackay
Careless Crime, Shahram Mokri
Gaza Mon Amour, Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser
Selva Tragica, Yulene Olaizola
Deauville Film Festival to Screen Cannes 2020 Selection
Francis Lee's 'Ammonite,' Yeon Sang-ho's 'Peninsula' and 'DNA' from French director Maïwenn are among the 10 titles from the Cannes lineup that will screen at the event in September.Francis Lee's romantic period drama Ammonite, the director's follow-up to his cross-over hit God's Own Country; Yeon Sang-ho's Peninsula, an action-packed sequel to his zombie success Train to Busan; Jonathan Nossiter's end-of-world drama Last Words, starring Charlotte Rampling, Nick Nolte, and Stellan Skarsgard; and DNA, directed by and starring French filmmaker Maïwenn (Polisse) are among the Cannes 2020 titles that will screen at the other French festival by the sea.
Nowhere Special, Uberto Pasolini
Listen, Ana Rocha de Sousa
The Best Is Yet to Come, Wang Jing
Yellow Cat, Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Venice Days Lineup (runs concurrently with the Venice Film Festival)
Honey Cigar, Kamir Aïnouz
The Stonebreaker, Gianluca and Massimiliano Serio
Mama, Li Dongmei
Residue, Merawi Gerima
Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time, Lili Horvat
Oasis, Ivan Ilkic
My Tender Matador, Rodrigo Sepulveda
Conference, Ivan I. Tverdovskij
The Whaler Boy, Philipp Yuryev
200 Meters, Ameen Nayfeh
Saint-Narcisse, Bruce LaBruce
Nightwalk, Malgorzata Skumowksa (Short Film)
In My Room, Mati Diop (Short Film)
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Venice Film Fest Unveils Final Cut Lineup of In-Progress Projects From Africa, Middle East .
The six features are all looking for post-production financing and will pitch to potential partners in the online-only event Sept. 7-9.Drama features picked for the 2020 Final Cut in Venice selection include Harvest from Lebanese filmmaker Ely Dagher and two Algerian productions: Anis Djaad's Hadjer —The Olive Grove and Soula from director Salah Issaad.