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76th Venice Film Festival

The 76th Venice International Film Festival is organised by La Biennale di Venezia, and runs at Lido di Venezia from 28th August to 7th September 2019. The Festival is officially recognised by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association).

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. In addition to the sections mentioned in the following paragraphs, the Festival also organises retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.


The line-up includes the following sections: Venezia 76, Out of Competition, Orizzonti, Venice Classics, Sconfini, Biennale College - Cinema, Venice Virtual Reality and a Special Event.

The autonomous and parallel sections, whose line-up is selected in accordance with their own regulations, include the Settimana Internazionale della Critica and the Giornate degli Autori.

Screening Schedule

The public has its own access to the screenings as indicated in the daily programme.
Screening schedule for the public

Pass holders
Pass holders have their own access to screenings as indicated in the daily programme. Badges are strictly personal and not transferable. Admittance to the screenings is allowed subject to seating availability.
Screening schedule for pass holders


Films screen in their original language with Italian and English subtitles.

Tickets and subscriptions are available online on Boxol.it
Advance sales are available as of the day before the screening at the ticket offices on the Lido and in Venice.

Juries and Awards

There are 5 Juries at the 76th Venice International Film Festival:
Venezia 76, Orizzonti, “Luigi De Laurentiis” Award for a Debut Film, Venice Virtual Reality, and Venice Classics.

The Juries


The official awards were presented on Saturday 7th September 2019 during the Awards Ceremony:

The awards

Practical Information

For further practical information on the 76th Venice International Film Festival, please visit the section Information

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