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Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica
The world's oldest film festival was first held in 1932 as part of the Venice Biennale.
Rich Cline was on the Queer Lion jury at the festival in 2016 and 2017.

Venice Festival site
74th Venice International
Film Festival

30 AUGUST - 9 SEPTEMBER 2017 in Venice, Italy

Opening: DOWNSIZING
Closing: OUTRAGE CODA



Rich's best of the fest:
  1. THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
  2. LEAN ON PETE
  3. M
  4. CUSTODY
  5. THE THIRD MURDER
  6. SUBURBICON
  7. THE SHAPE OF WATER
  8. LOVE AND BULLETS
  9. NICO, 1988
  10. BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99
2 0 1 7   A W A R D S
Golden Lion: THE SHAPE OF WATER
Grand Jury Prize: FOXTROT
Special Jury Prize: SWEET COUNTRY
Director: Xavier Legrand (CUSTODY)
Actress: Charlotte Rampling (HANNAH)
Actor: Kamel El Basha (THE INSULT)
Screenplay: Martin McDonagh (THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI)
Mastroianni Award: Charlie Plummer (LEAN ON PETE)
Lion of the Future: Xavier Legrand (CUSTODY)
Queer Lion: REINVENTING MARVIN
Leoncino d'Oro: THE LEISURE SEEKER
Golden Mouse: MEKTOUB, MY LOVE: CANTO UNO
Silver Mouse: GATTA CENERENTOLA
Orizzonti Prize: NICO, 1988
Orizzonti - Dir: Vahid Jalilvand (NO DATE, NO SIGNATURE)
Orizzonti - Actress: Lyna Khoudri (LES BIENHEUREUX)
Orizzonti - Actor: Navid Mohammadzadeh
(NO DATE, NO SIGNATURE)
Orizzonti - Scr: Welinski & Ballesteros
(LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO)
Venice Days: LONGING
Venice Days - Director: Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza (CANDELARIA)
Doc on Cinema: THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK
Europa Cinemas: M
Glory to the Filmmaker: Stephen Frears
Life Achievement: Jane Fonda & Robert Redford
Mimmo Rotella: George Clooney, Michael Caine & Ai Weiwei Fipresci Prize: EX LIBRIS
Fipresci - Debut: Kim Nguyen
(LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO)
Fedeora Award: EYE ON JULIET
Fedeora - Actor: Redouanne Harjane (M)
Fedeora - Debut: Sara Forestier (M)
Critics' Week: TEAM HURRICANE
Critics' Week - Tech: THE WILD BOYS
Critics' Week - Audience Award: TEMPORADA DE CAZA
Brian Award: LES BIENHEUREUX
Green Drop Award: FIRST REFORMED
Interfilm Award: LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO
Human Rights Award: THE RAPE OF RACY TAYLOR
CICT Unesco Award: HUMAN FLOW
Signis Award: LA VILLA
Arca CinemaGiovani: FOXTROT
Fedic Award: LA VITA IN COMUNE
Sfera Award: LA MELODIE
Digital Award: THE SHAPE OF WATER
Mangiacapre Award: LES BIENHEUREUX
Pasinetti Award: LOVE AND BULLETS
Soundtrack Stars: Alexandre Desplat
(THE SHAPE OF WATER)
T H E   2 0 1 7   F I L M S
* 120 BEATS PER MINUTE (Campillo)
AGNELLI (Hooker)
* ANGELS WEAR WHITE (Qu)
AQUAGRANDA IN CRESCENDO (Pellegrini)
BARBIANA '65 LA LEZIONE DI DON MILANI (D'Alessandro)
BEAUTIFUL THINGS (Ferrero)
LES BIENHEUREUX (Djama)
BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 (Zahler, US)
BRUTTI E CATTIVI ( Gomez)
CANDELARIA (Hinestroza)
CANIBA (Castaing-Taylor/Paravel)
CARMEN (Sevigny)
CASA D'ALTRI (Amelio)
IL COLORE NASCOSTO DELLE COSE (Soldini)
CONTROFIGURA (di Martino)
THE COUSIN (Grad)
CRATER (Bellino/Luzi)
CUBA AND THE CAMERAMAN (Alpert)
CUSTODY (Legrand, Fr)
DISAPPEARANCE (Asgari)
THE DEVIL AND FATHER AMORTH (Friedkin)
DIVA! (Patierno)
DOWNSIZING (Payne, US)
DRIFT (Helena Wittmann)
THE END OF HISTORY ILLUSION (Rowlson-Hall)
ENDLESS LIKE THE SPACE (Ciccone)
THE ENIGMA OF JEAN ROUCH IN TORINO (di Castri/Favaro/Pianciola)
EQUILIBRIUM (Marra)
ESPECES MENACEES (Bourdos)
EVVIVA GIUSEPPE (Consiglio)
EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Wiseman)
EYE ON JULIET (Nguyen)
A FAMILY (Riso)
FIRST REFORMED (Schrader, US)
* FOXTROT (Maoz)
GATTA CENERENTOLA (Rak/Cappiello/Guarnieri/Sansone)
GETTING NAKED: A BURLESQUE STORY (Lester)
THE GULF (Yeksan)
HANNAH (Pallaoro, Bel)
HAPPY WINTER (Totaro)
HUMAN FLOW (Ai, Ger)
HUNTING SEASON (Garagiola)
INVISIBLE (Giorgelli)
THE INSULT (Zoueiri, Leb)
JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND (Smith)
KRIEG (Ostermann)
LEAN ON PETE (Haigh, US)
LA LEGGE DEL NUMERO UNO (D'Alatri)
THE LEISURE SEEKER (Virzi, US)
LIEVITO MADRE (de Gregorio/Calabria)
LIFE GUIDANCE (Mader)
LIGHT YEARS (Abramovich)
LONGING (Gabizon)
LOOKING FOR OUM KULTHUM (Neshat)
LOVE AND BULLETS (Manetti/Manetti, It)
LOVING PABLO (de Aranoa)
LA LUCIDA FOLLIA DI MARCO FERRERI (Dell'Olio)
LA LUNGA STRADA DEL RITORNO (Blasetti)
M (Forestier, Fr)
MAN HUNT (Woo, Jpn)
MANUEL (Albertini)
MARTYR (Khaled)
MEKTOUB, MY LOVE: CANTO UNO (Kechiche, Fr)
LA MELODIE (Hami)
THE MILLIONAIRS (Santamaria)
MOTHER! (Aronofsky, US)
MY GENERATION (Batty)
NATO A CASAL DI PRINCIPE (Oliviero)
NICO, 1988 (Nicchiarelli, It)
THE NIGHT I SWAM (Manivel/Kohei)
NO DATE, NO SIGNATURE (Jalilvand)
THE ORDER OF THINGS (Segre)
OUR SOULS AT NIGHT (Batra)
OUTRAGE CODA (Takeshi) - closing
PIAZZA VITTORIO (Ferrara)
PIN CUSHION (Haywood)
POISON: THE LAND OF THE FIRES (Olivares)
THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK (Niewiera)
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF A MODERN WOMAN (Toback)
RACER AND THE JAILBIRD (Roskam)
RACCONTARE VENEZIA (Labate)
THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR (Buirski)
REINVENTING MARVIN (Fontaine, Fr)
THE RESOLUTE (Donfrancesco)
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA (Schible)
SAMUI SONG (Ratanaruang)
SARAH PLAYS A WEREWOLF (Wyss)
THE SHAPE OF WATER (del Toro, US)
IL SIGNOR ROTPETER (de Lillo)
STRANGE COLOURS (Lodkina)
SUBURBICON (Clooney, US)
SUBURRA: THE SERIES (Placido/Molaioli/Capotondi)
SWEET COUNTRY (Thornton, Aus)
TAINTED SOULS (Botrugno/Coluccini)
THE TASTE OF RICE FLOWER (Pengfei)
TEAM HURRICANE (Berg)
IL TENTATO SUICIDIO NELL'ADOLESCENZA (Olmi)
THE TESTAMENT (Greenberg)
THE THIRD MURDER (Koreeda, Jpn)
THIRST STREET (Silver)
THIS IS CONGO (McCabe)
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (McDonagh, US)
TUEURS (Francois (Troukens (Hensgens)
UNDER THE TREE (Sigurdsson)
L'UTOPIE DES IMAGES DE LA REVOLUTION RUSSE (Hamon)
LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO (Khatami)
VICTORIA & ABDUL (Frears, UK)
LA VILLA (Guediguian)
LA VITA IN COMUNE (Winspeare)
LA VOCE DI FANTOZZI (Sesti)
VOLUBILIS (Bensaidi)
WESTERN (Grisebach)
WHERE THE SHADOWS FALL (Pedicini)
THE WILD BOYS (Mandico)
WEST OF SUNSHINE (Raftopoulos)
WOODSHOCK (Mulleavy/Mulleavy)
WORMWOOD (Morris )
ZAMA (Martel)
Venice Festival site 73rd Venice International
Film Festival

31 AUG - 10 SEP 2016 in Venice, Italy


Opening : LA LA LAND
Closing: THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
Golden Lion: THE WOMAN WHO LEFT
Queer Lion: HEARTSTONE
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky (PARADISE)
Actress: Emma Stone (LA LA LAND)
Actor: Oscar Martinez (THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN)
Screenplay: Noah Oppenheim (JACKIE)
R E V I E W E D   2 0 1 6   F I L M S
THE AGE OF SHADOWS (Kim, Kor)
ARRIVAL (Villeneuve, US)
THE BAD BATCH (Amirpour, US)
BOYS IN THE TREES (Verso, Aus)
BRIMSTONE (Koolhoven, Ned)
DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE (Nguyen/Barnes/Neergaard-Holm, US)
FOUR DAYS IN FRANCE (Reybaud, Fr)
FRANTZ (Ozon, Fr)
HACKSAW RIDGE (Gibson, Aus)
HEAL THE LIVING (Quillevere, Fr)
HEARTSTONE (Gudmundsson, Ice)
HOTEL SALVATION (Bhutiani, Ind)
INDIVISIBLE (De Angelis, It)
JACKIE (Larrain, US)
THE JOURNEY (Hamm, UK)
LA LA LAND (Chazelle, US)
THE LAST THINGS (Dionisio, It)
THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (Cianfrance, Aus)
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (Fuqua, US)
NEVER EVER (Jacquot, Fr)
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (Ford, US)
ON THE MILKY ROAD (Kusturica, Ser)
PAMILYA ORDINARYO (Roy, Ph)
PARADISE (Rus)
PLANETARIUM (Zlotowski, Fr)
PREVENGE (Lowe, UK)
THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (Renaud/Cheney, US)
SUMMERTIME (Muccino,It )
THESE DAYS (Piccioni, It)
TOMMASO (Stuart, It)
THE UNTAMED (Escalante, Mex)
VOYAGE OF TIME (Malick, US)
THE WOMAN WHO LEFT (Diaz, Ph)
A WOMAN'S LIFE (Brize, Fr)
THE YOUNG POPE (Sorrentino, It)

* reviews coming









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