The 73rd Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will run at Venice Lido from August 31st to September 10th, 2016, directed by Alberto Barbera.
The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organizes retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.
73rd Venice International Film Festival
– Introduction by the President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta
– Introduction by the Director, Alberto Barbera
– Productions and co-productions of the films in the official selection
– Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement: Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jerzy Skolimowski
– Web Theatre: online screening for 18 feature films in the line-up
– “Lido in Mostra” project: Services and special offers for the public, young people and accredited visitors
– Calendar of events, presentations and talks