The 2017 Venice Film Festival Full Line Up Announced!

Things are heating up in festival land as Venice gets in the game and reveals its line up for 2017. We’ve already mentioned 3 Australian titles in play with Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country, Jason Raftopoulos’ West of Sunshine and Michael Leonard & Jamie Helmer’s short film The Knife Salesman.

Other profile titles include Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water, Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow, Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, Hirokau Koreeda’s The Third Murder, Errol Morris’ Wormwood, and Gianni Amelio’s Casa D’Altri.

74th LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA runs 30 AUGUST – 9 SEPTEMBER, 2017 in VENICE, ITALY

Official Competition

HUMAN FLOW dir. Ai Weiwei
MOTHER! dir. Darren Aronofsky
SUBURBICON dir. George Clooney
THE SHAPE OF WATER dir. Guillermo Del Toro
L’INSULTE dir. Ziad Doueiri
LA VILLA dir. Robert Guediguain
LEAN ON PETE dir. Andrew Haigh
MEKTOUB MY LOVE: CANTO UNO dir. Abdellatif Kechiche
THE THIRD MURDER dir. Hirokazu Koreeda
JUSQU’A LA GARDE dir. Xavier LeGrand
AMMORE E MALAVITA dir. Manetti Bros
FOXTROT dir. Samuel Maoz
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI dir. Martin McDonagh
HANNAH dir. Andrea Pallaoro
DOWNSIZING dir. Alexander Payne
ANGELS WEAR WHITE dir. Vivian Qu
UNA FAMILIGA dir. Sebastiano Riso
FIRST REFORMED dir. Paul Schrader
SWEET COUNTRY dir. Warwick Thornton
THE LEISURE SEEKER dir. Paolo Virzi
EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY dir. Frederick Wiseman

Orrizonti

DISAPPEARANCE dir. Ali Asgari
ESPÈCES MENACEES dir. Gilles Bourdos
THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR dir. Nancy Buirski
CANIBA dir. Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel
LES BIENHEUREUX dir. Sofia Djama
MARVIN dir. Anne Fontaine
INVISIBLE dir. Pablo Giorgelli
BRUTTI E CATTIVI dir. Cosimo Gomez
THE COUSIN dir. Tzahi Grad
THE TESTAMENT dir. Amichai Greenberg
NO DATE, NO SIGNATURE dir. Vahid Jalilvand
LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO dir. Alireza Khatami
LA NUIT OU J’AI NAGE OYOGISUGITA YORU – Damien Manivel, Igarashi Kohei
KRIEG dir. Rick Ostermann
WEST OF SUNSHINE dir. Jason Raftopoulos
UNDER THE TREE dir. Hafsteinn Gunna Sigurdsson

Out Of Competition

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT dir. Ritesh Batra
CASA D’ALTRI dir. Gianni Amelio
MICHAEL JACKSON’S THRILLER 3D dir. John Landis
MAKING OF MICHAEL JACKSON’S THRILLER dir. Jerry Kramer
IL SIGNOR ROTPETER dir. Antonietta De Lillo
VICTORIA & ABDUL dir. Stephen Frears
LA MELODIE dir. Rachid Hami
OUTRAGE CODA – Takeshi Kitano
LOVING PABLO – Fernando Leon De Aranoa
WORMWOOD dir. Errol Morris
DIVA! dir. Francesco Patierno
THE RACER & THE JAILBIRD dir. Michael R. Roskam
IL COLORE NASCOSTO DELLE COSE dir. Silvio Soldini
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF A MODERN WOMAN dir. James Toback
BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 dir. S. Craig Zahler
CUBA AND THE CAMERAMAN dir. Jon Alpert
MY GENERATION dir. David Batty
THE DEVIL AND FATHER AMORTH dir. William Friedkin
RYUICHI SAKAMOTA: CODA dir. Stephen Nomura Schible
JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND. THE STORY OF JIM CARREY, ANDY KAUFMAN AND TONY CLIFTON dir. Chris Smith
THIS IS CONGO dir. Daniel McCabe
PIAZZA VITTORIO dir. Abel Ferrera
ZAMA dir. Lucrecia Martel

Cinema Nel Giardino

MANUEL dir. Dario Albertini
CONTROFIGURA dir. Rä Di Martino
WOODSHOCK dir. Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy
NATO A CASAL DI PRINCIPE dir. Bruno Oliviero
SUBURRAA – LA SERIE dir. Michele Placido, Andrea Molaioli, Giuseppe Capotondi
TUEURS dir. Francois Troukens, Jean-Francois Hensgens

Venice Classics

LIGHT YEARS dir. Manuel Abramovich
EVVIVA GIUSEPPE dir. Stefano Consiglio
THE PRINCE AND TEH DYBBUK dir. Elwira Niewiera
LA VOCE DI FANTOZZI dir. Mario Sesti
THIS IS THE WAR ROOM! dir. Boris Hars-Tschachotin

Biennale College Cinema

BEAUTIFUL THINGS dir. Giorgio Ferrero
MARTYR dir. Mazen Khaled
STRANGE COLOURS dir. Alena Lodkina

Special Presentations

LA LUNGA STRADA DEL RITORNO (1962) – dir. Alessandro Blasetti
BARBIANA ’65 LA LEZIONE DI DON MILANI – dir. Alessandro G.A. D’Alessandro
LIEVITO MADRE – LE RAGAZZE DEL SECOLO SCORSO – dir. Concita De Gregorino, Esmeralda Calabria