The 67th Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di
Venezia, will run 1st to 11th September 2010 at Venice Lido.
The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all 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.
Marco Müller is the Director of the 67th edition. He has been heading the
Venice Biennale's Cinema section since 2004.
The official line-up of the 67th Festival includes the following sections:
Venezia 67 - Out of Competition - Orizzonti - Controcampo Italiano
Italian Comedy - The State of Things (retrospective section)
The independent and parallel sections include:
- International Critics' Week (A series of 7 films - debut works - independently
selected by a commission nominated by the National Syndicate of Italian Film
- Giornate degli Autori - Venice Days (A series of 12 films independently
organized by a commission nominated by the Italian Association of
Film-makers (ANAC - Associazione Nazionale Autori Cinematografici) and by
the Association of Independent Directors and Producers (API - Associazione
Autori e Produttori Indipendenti)