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2 films from the Venice Production Bridge selected at Cannes

The call for projects for Final Cut in Venice is open until June 15 and will be presented in Cannes on May 12.

Two films that participated in the Venice Production Bridge workshop have been selected for their world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival (May 8-19).
The films are:

Rafiki (Friend) by Wanuri Kahiu (Kenya – South Africa), which was among the projects selected for the Venice Gap-Financing Market 2017
The Harvesters by Etienne Kallos (South Africa – France), which was among the projects selected for Final Cut in Venice 2017

Final Cut in Venice

The call for projects of the 6th edition of Final Cut in Venice (1-3 September 2018) is now open: the application deadline (a working copy of the film must be sent on DVD or by link) is June 15, 2018.

The call for projects will be presented in Cannes at Les Cinémas du Monde (Pavillon n°109, Village International), on  Saturday, May 12 at 6:30 pm.

Final Cut in Venice is the La Biennale di Venezia project that has been providing since 2013 concrete support to complete films coming from African countries and from Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria, as part of the Venice Production Bridge of the Venice International Film Festival.

The Final Cut in Venice workshop is, along with the Venice Gap-Financing Market, one of the projects launched by the Venice Production Bridge of the Venice International Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by La Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta.

The next edition of the workshop will take place from 1 to 3 September 2018. Rules and registration available on the website www.labiennale.org.


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