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4 items from 2011

Venice 2011 Lineup

9 August 2011 7:43 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Dueling festival lineups! It seems that for every announcement for the Toronto International Film Festival lineup comes a competing (and often overlapping)  one from Venice.  Here we're collecting the finalized Venice lineups so far. (Above image: Philippe Garrel's A Burning Hot Summer.)


The Ides of March (George Clooney, USA) (opening night) 4:44 Last Day on Earth (Abel Ferrara, USA) Alps (Yorgos Lanthimos, Greece) A Burning Hot Summer (Philippe Garrel, France) Carnage (Roman Polanski, France/Germany/Spain/Poland) Chicken With Plums (Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud, France/Belgium/Germany) A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg, Canada) Dark Horse (Todd Solondz, USA) The Exchange (Eran Kolirin, Israel/Germany) Faust (Alexander Sokurov, Russia) Himizu (Sion Sono, Japan) Killer Joe (William Friedkin, USA) Life without Principle (Johnnie To, Hk) Quando la notte (Cristina Comencini, Italy) Seediq Bale (Wei Desheng, Taiwan) Shame (Steve McQueen, UK) Terraferma (Emanuele Crialese, Italy) Texas Killing Fields (Ami Canaan Mann, »

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Lux Prize 2011 Final Three: Attenberg, Play and The Snows of Kilimanjaro

26 July 2011 8:20 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Once they were ten. Now they are three. Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Attenberg, Robert Guédiguian’s The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Ruben Östlund’s Play have gone thru into the final round of the European Parliament Lux Prize. Among the three chosen finalists we have a film about a women discovering her sexuality in an economically starved Greek town and more recently from Cannes, we have the perfectly executed crimes committed and "acted" by pre-teens in an otherwise very tolerant Swedish town. Two stunning features in my books that are indeed perfect examples of how cinema can examine social issues without suffocating itself with taking some by-the-books moral stance. I've yet to see Guédiguian’s The Snows of Kilimanjaro, but it to was presented at this year's Cannes Film Fest. The award will be given out in mid-November, so you can check back with us - as we'll be curious »

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2011 Venice Days: Lou Ye, Amigorena, Vallée, Youssef, Elkabetz and Frederick Wiseman

26 July 2011 1:50 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Now that we're done salivating over the unveiling of the Gala and Special Presentation screenings for 2011 Toronto Int. Film Festival, we now put our attention on the official selection of the Venice Film Festival sidebar know as Venice Days. Director Giorgio Gosetti has mounted an edition that includes some gem auteurs and newbie filmmakers we've been keeping tabs on for the better half of 2010/2011. For the most part consists of French productions and of the "12 feature films in the Official Selection, three Special Events, one short opening film and two special collaborations," Lou Ye's Love and Bruises - a film that was a tad not ready for Cannes is indeed ready to go on the Lido. We've been thinking great things about the film the moment Tahar Rahim was announced as the lead, hot tempered character. The second name that sticks out is vet documentarian Frederick Wiseman who last explored »

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Lux Prize 2011 Nominations: Wim Wenders, Nanni Moretti, Aki Kaurismäki

5 July 2011 4:55 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Adriano Luz in Raúl Ruiz's The Mysteries of Lisbon At the 46th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, European Parliament member Olga Sehnalová, filmmaker Feo Aladag, actress Sibel Kekilli, and the Karlovy Vary Festival's artistic consultant Eva Zaoralová announced the ten films competing for the 2011 Lux Prize. They are, in alphabetical order: A Torinói ló (The Turin Horse) by Béla Tarr (Hungary, France, Switzerland, Germany) Attenberg by Athina Rachel Tsangari (Greece) Essential Killing by Jerzy Skolimowski (Poland, Norway, Ireland, Hungary) Habemus Papam by Nanni Moretti (Italy, France) Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki (Finland, France, Germany) Les neiges du Kilimandjaro (The snows of Kilimandjaro) by Robert Guédiguian (France) Morgen by Marian Crisan (France, Romania, Hungary) Mistérios de Lisboa (The Mysteries of Lisbon) by Raúl Ruiz (Portugal) Pina by Wim Wenders (Germany, France, UK) Play by Ruben Östlund (Sweden, France, Denmark) Established in 2007, the annual Lux Prize nominees are selected by a »

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