Venice Film Festival becomes first major film festival to return after coronavirus lockdown

The management of the Venice Film Festival, the world’s oldest film festival announces to hold Film Festival in September.

The administration has released the date of the festival and the list of films to be screened at the festival.

Notably, the Venice Film Festival in Italy will start on September 2 and will continue until September 12.

According to the festival director Alberto Barbera,”Cinema has not been overwhelmed by the tsunami of the pandemic, but retains an enviable vitality.” He also claimed that some major titles would be absent, still halted by ongoing lockdowns enforced worldwide.

“The heart of the festival is saved,” added Barbera.

The top four Italian films competing are: Emma Dante’s Le Sorella Macaluso, Padrenostro by Claudio Noce, Miss Marx by Susanna Nicchiarell and Notturno by 2013 Golden Lion winner Gianfranco Rosi.


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