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Fifteen projects representing 12 countries have been selected for the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College-Cinema. Each team is composed of a director and producer, and will take part in a 10-day workshop held in Venice in January 2013. Full list below. The Biennale College-Cinema's mission is to promote new filmmaking talent by offering them the opportunity to work closely with well-know professionals toward the goal of producing a low-budget film. As many as three of the 15 projects will receive 150,000 Euro in funding to make three feature-length films, which will be presented at the 70th Venice International Film Festival (August 28 - September 7, 2013). The shortlisted projects hail from Brazil, Egypt, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Philippines, Rwanda, Spain, South Africa, Thailand and the U.S. The 15 projects are: Abu »

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