Venice International Film Festival 2014

Venice Biennale: 71st Venice Film Festival

From 27 August 2014 to 06 September 2014

Are you wondering when the Venice International Film Festival 2014 starts? The Venice Lido is ready to raise the curtain for the 71st Venice Film Festival 2014: the program is decided and the dates are just around the corner.

From August 27 to September 6, 2014 the 71st Venice International Film Festival will involve the Lido of Venice, in a long series of screenings, exclusive parties and events dedicated to the film industry and its main characters.

The purpose of the 71st Venice Film Festival is to promote the cinema in all its forms and the dissemination of films in total freedom and dialogue. In addition to competitive sections, the Venice Biennale 2014 film festival will in fact be enhanced by retrospectives and tributes to great personalities. Following the line of the previous editions, the exhibition of the Venice Film Festival events will focus on the present and its problems, facilitating a curiosity without bias for signs and nuances of diversity within a reality now 'approved'. Space therefore, for new elements, young authors or innovative strategies that can provide the basis for the much-hoped-for renewal that many seek.

'Birdman' (or 'The unpredictable virtues of ignorance') by Alejandro G. Inarritu will inaugurate the mostra del cinema di venezia 2014 : a highly anticipated black comedy that tells of the difficulties of an actor in decline and his desperate attempt to save himself, career and family, along with a cast of great artists - Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts.

And after the opening ceremony, the 71st Venice film festival 2014 will give you glamour and excitement until September 6th! 54 feature films, 18 short films and 8 documentaries. Exclusive world premieres, beautiful restored classics and special screenings for a total of 39 participating countries! The prestigious Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement at the 71st Venice International Film Festival will be awarded to two American filmmakers, film editor Thelma Schoonmaker and documentary and director Frederick Wiseman.

True to the formula of recent years, the Venice Biennale 2014 events program will offer four sections - Venezia 71, Horizons, Venice Classics and Out of Competition; four international juries - presided by Alexandre Desplat, Ann Hui, Giuliano Montaldo and Alice Rohrwacher - international guests and numerous side events, such as Venice Film Market, the International Critics'  Week and the Authors' Days. The historic Biennale Venice 2014 is about to emphasize the importance and prestige in the world of cinema at the Venice Film Festival in Lido.

Book your hotel and Venice Film Festival 2014 tickets and immerse yourself in the magic of the Venice Film Festival 2014 of movies - September 2014! The Venice film festival - dates 2014 August 27 - September 6 - will provide you with 11 days of entertainment and fun!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff