Tuesday, August 10, 2010

7th Giornate degli Autori at 67th Biennale

The other parallel section of the Biennale promises also to be outstanding with twelve (12) films from same number of countries, a special event and what they call "an extraordinary closing night". Venice Days celebrates European Cinema and this year they have a new initiative in collaboration with the European Parliament, Europa Cinemas and Cineuropa. Along with Label Europa Cinemas Award, the section will present the three finalists of the European Parliament's 2010 Lux Prize.

Here are the films in this parallel section.

L'Amore Buio (Dark Love) Antonio Capuano, Italy (with Valeria Golino)
Le Bruit des Glacons (The Clink of Ice), Bertrand Blier, France
Cielo Senza Terra (Heaven Without Earth), Giovanni Maderna and Sara Pozzoli, Italy
Cirkus Columbia (Circus Columbia), Danis Tanovic, Bosnia Herzegovina, France, UK, Slovenia, Serbia and Belgium
Cogunluk (Majority), Seren Yüce, Turkey
Et in Terra Pax, Matteo Botrugno and Daniele Coluccini, Italy (wow! early Passolini comes to mind... have to see this one)
The Happy Poet, Paul Gordon, USA
Incendies, Denis Villeneuve, Canada and France
Noir Ocean (Ocean Black), Marion Hänsel, Belgium, France and Germany
Notre Etrangere (The Place In Between), Sarah Bouyain, Burkina Faso and France
Pequeñas Voces (Little Voices), Jairo Carrillo and Oscar Andrade, Colombia
La Vida de los Peces (The Life of Fish), Matias Bize, Chile

Additionally will screen four (4) films in the section Italy: Portraits and Landscapes and six (6) films in the section Cinema Under the Sky.

To check brief info about each film as well as to learn the ten films in the other sections check the press release and to read complete info plus some videos go here.

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