72nd Annual Venice Film Festival, Venice


When: Wednesday, September 2 - Saturday, September 12, 2015

Hot Spot: Venice Lido, Venice, Italy

Deets: The 72nd Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will run on Venice Lido from September 2, to September 12, directed by Alberto Barbera. 

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organizes retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema. 

Here is the complete Venice lineup:


Emin Alper Abluka (Frenzy)

Laurie Anderson Heart of a Dog

Marco Bellocchio Sangue del mio sangue

Sue Brooks Looking for Grace 

Drake Doremus Equals

Atom Egoyan Remember 

Cary Fukunaga Beasts of No Nation

Giuseppe M. Gaudino Per amor vostro

Xavier Giannoli Marguerite

Amos Gitai Rabin, the Last Day

Luca Guadagnino A Bigger Splash

Oliver Hermanus The Endless River

Tom Hooper The Danish Girl

Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson Anomalisa

Piero Messina L’attesa

Jerzy Skolimowski 11 minut (11 Minutes)

Aleksandr Sokurov Francofonia

Pablo Trapero El Clan

Christian Vincent L’hermine

Zhao Liang Behemoth


Baltasar Kormakur Everest (opening film)

Hu Guan Lao pao er (Mr Six) (closing film)

Daniel Alfredson Go with Me

Claudio Caligari Non essere cattivo

Scott Cooper Black Mass

Thomas McCarthy Spotlight

Martin Scorsese The Audition

Evgeny Afineevsky Winter on Fire

Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow De Palma

Amy Berg Janis

Sergei Loznitsa Sobytie (The Event)

Franco Maresco Gli uomini di questa città io non li conosco

Gianfranco Pannone L’esercito più piccolo del mondo

Tsai Ming-liang Na ri xiawu (Afternoon)

Frederick Wiseman In Jackson Heights


Yann Arthus-Bertrand Human


Merzak Allouache Madame Courage 

Joko Anwar A Copy of My Mind

Alberto Caviglia Pecore in erba

Samuel Collardey Tempete

Brady Corbet The Childhood of a Leader

Renato De Maria Italian Gangster

Vahid Jalilvand Wednesday

Yaelle Kayam Mountain 

Tobias Lindholm A War

Vetri Maaran Interrogation

Jake Mahaffy Free in Deed

Gabriel Mascaro Boi Neon

Dito Montiel Man Down

Hadar Morag Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Rodrigo Pla Un monstruo de mil cabezas

Anita Rocha Da Silveira Mate-me por favor

Nicolas Saada Taj Mahal

Yorgos Zois Interruption
Who You May Spot: Directors, Producers, Actors, guests

Hint For The Average Socialite: Purchase a
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