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Submitting a film to the Festival
Cinema 04 | 04 | 2016

Submitting a film to the Festival

Film presenters must fill out the pre-selection entry form no later than 17th June 2016 Read More >>
Sonia Bergamasco set to host the opening and closing nights of the 73rd Festival
Cinema 05 | 04 | 2016

Sonia Bergamasco set to host the opening and closing nights of the 73rd Festival

The Italian actress will open the Festival on August 31 and host the closing and awards ceremony on September 1 Read More >>



 

History of the Venice Film Festival

1932 > 2015

The Venice Film Festival was established in 1932. It is the oldest film festival in the world. The first edition took place in the terrace of the Excelsior Hotel on the Lido. The Festival became an annual event in 1935.