|| VENICE DAYS YEAR 8
In the name of freedom
Independent, auteur and creative cinema has for seven years found a
home in Venice and its flag at Venice Days, a free space promoted by
the Italian filmmakers associations ANAC and 100 Autori.
world’s oldest festival features the prominent surprises of
tomorrow’s cinema. We are an autonomous section of the Venice Film
Festival and can take top talent down the path to success.
Venice Days 2011 will take place at the 68. Mostra. Deadline for
submission is July 11th.
► 12 films in the official selection;
► daily special events;
► theme-based evenings at the Screen under the Stars;
► workshops and international panels;
► Venice Days films will compete for the parallel prizes. Debut films are eligible for the Lion of the
► exclusive MEDIA Programme’s Label Europa Cinémas is given
to an European film from our selection.
A more human approach, enabling a real encounter between audience
and filmmakers (LE MONDE)
Venice Days have been remarked for the quality of their film
selection (LE FILM FRANÇAIS)
An alternative place, where confrontation between film directors,
audience and critics takes place in an effective manner
The new sidebar marks a bold move for the Lido (VARIETY)
In another sign of change, the Venice festival will boast its own
Directors' Fortnight section (SCREEN)
A place where cinema shows what has not yet been done (CIAK)