BFI London Film Festival To Screen ‘Soul’, ‘Nomadland’ At Hybrid 2020 Edition

A selection of screenings will take place at cinemas and others will take place in a virtual form for audiences across the UK. The films come from 40 countries. All screenings are geo-blocked to the UK, though festival talks will be available to experience for free around the world.

Venice Film Festival Hit ‘Apples’ Scores More European Distribution Deals

Also playing today in Toronto’s TIFF Selects program today, the film is set amidst a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia and follows a middle-aged man who finds himself enrolled in a recovery program designed to help unclaimed patients build new identities.

What’s The Price Tag On Venice Film Festival’s COVID Sanitary Protocols & Adjustments?

Related Story SAG-AFTRA Health Plan To Offer 80% Reduction In COBRA Premiums In fact, the regional committee for health and security only confirmed the festival’s protocols on August 25, a mere nine days before kick-off. Also, because the situation was changing from the national and regional points of view, it looked like quarantining might be […]

Venice Film Festival Outlines Structure For 77th Edition: Fewer Titles, Section Shifts

The Venice Film Festival this morning said that the 77th edition will go ahead from September 2-12 with certain changes owing to sanitary protocols imposed by the COVID-19 crisis. The overall number of films in the official selection will be reduced, down to about 50-55, while the competitive sections Venezia 77 and Horizons will maintain […]

Venice Film Festival closes amid cheers for daring to open amid COVID-19 pandemic

Face masks were required indoors and out, including throughout screenings. Reservations for the general public and critics alike were required in advance, with theater capacity set at less than half. The public was barred from the red carpet and paparazzi, who would normally chase after stars in rented boats as they arrived on the Lido […]

Venice Film Festival 2020: The Best Movies According To The Critics

Standing out in the pack for its touted Academy Awards potential was Chloe Zhao’s anticipated drama Nomadland, starring Frances McDormand as a woman who embarks on a journey through the American West. The Searchlight Pictures movie, which debuted last night, was expected to be impress given its simultaneous berths in Venice and Toronto, and it […]

Venice film festival 2020 roundup – against all the odds, a triumph

This is a hugely confrontational film and likely to be controversial: could it be read as an expression of middle-class paranoia or is it a declaration of the inevitability of social change (and not just in Mexico)? Either way, it offers a powerful tableau of a polarised country of haves and have-nots (those who do […]

Frances McDormand starrer Nomadland wins the Golden Lion at Venice film festival

“Thank you so much for letting us come to your festival in this weird, weird world and way!” McDormand told the masked audience as the Italian marketing team for the film actually accepted the award. “But we’re really glad you let us come! And we’ll see you down the road!”

BFI London Film Festival To Screen ‘Soul’, ‘Nomadland’ At Hybrid 2020 Edition

A selection of screenings will take place at cinemas and others will take place in a virtual form for audiences across the UK. The films come from 40 countries. All screenings are geo-blocked to the UK, though festival talks will be available to experience for free around the world.

The Crown star Emma Corrin stuns in a sleek black gown with a plunging white lapel as she attends 77th Venice Film Festival

Natural beauty: The Fast & Furious actress opted for a chic updo with matching silver hair clips and she wore a natural makeup look with a rosy pink lip that highlighted her stunning features