Venice Film Festival 2011

The Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will run at Venice Lido August 31st through September 10th, 2011.

29 AUGUST 2011

The 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival, directed by Marco Müller, has the aim of promoting the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The Festival includes retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution towards raising awareness of the history of cinema.

The festival showcases some of the world’s great filmmakers, including premieres of “The ides of March” (opening film) by George Clooney; “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” by Tomas Alfredson; A dangerous method” by David Cronenberg; “Wuthering Heights” by Andrea Arnold and many others.

Four International Juries will assign the official awards of the 68th Venice Film Festival for the following categories: Venezia 68, Orizzonti, Controcampo Italiano, “Luigi De Laurentiis” Award for a debut film.