67th Venice Film Festival

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)