August 30 to September 8, 2013 in Asolo (Treviso)
Asolo hosts the 32nd edition of the Asolo Art Film Festival: the event, as always, invites the talents of cinema and animation to submit their work to compete for the prestigious prizes at the Festival.
The competition is divided into two sections: Films on Art, works dedicated to art in all its forms and works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation to art; Artist Biographies, for works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation dedicated to artistic people.
The works will be projected during the course of the Art Film Festival, running from 30 August to 8 September 2013. The Jury will award the following prizes: Grand Prize for the best work in Asolo competition; Premio Asolo for the best films about art; Premio Asolo for the best biography of the artist, Gian Francesco Malipiero Award for best original soundtrack.
From 22 to 24 August 2013 in Lerici (La Spezia)
Lerici hosts “Poets’ Gulf Film Festival”, the International Short Film Competition organized by the Municipality in collaboration with Life Model Agency div. Cinema, Independent Filmmakers addressed to Italian and foreign Associations that have produced short films.
The intent of the “Poets ‘Gulf Film Festival’ is to enhance, promote and disseminate the short film as an art form and language of art by emerging and talented Filmmaker.
The policy of competition is to give greater visibility to the event: for this outdoor screenings take place on location in Rotonda Vassallo Park and Shelley Park, in the beautiful surroundings of the town of Lerici.
The directors of short films that will be present will have the opportunity to discuss their work with the people and with celebrities from the world of cinema.
August 28 to September 7, 2013 in Venice
A great classic turns 70: the International Exhibition of the Venice Film Festival is approaching the seventh decade with the usual baggage of expectations, previews and worldliness.
The 70. Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will be held at the Lido di Venezia from August 28 to September 7, 2013, directed by Alberto Barbera.
The Festival wants to promote the knowledge of international cinema in all its forms of art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Show retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution to a better knowledge of the history of cinema.
Gravity, the new, highly anticipated movie directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, opens the exhibition.