2017 Venice Film Festival News

Annette Bening and Rebecca Hall at 2017 Venice
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 9, 2017

The Italians did not just run the festival, they also ruled the red carpet. This year there were more local designers than ever before, and jury...

Michael Caine in Venice 2017 and London 1965
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 7, 2017

Michael Caine, multiple Golden Globe winner, produced and narrates the documentary My Generation, which follows the major social and cultural...

Jim Careyu at the 2017 Venice Film Festival
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 6, 2017

During the making of Milos Forman’s Man on the Moon in 1998, rumors abounded about his lead actor’s downright weird behavior. Jim Carrey had...

George Clooney at the Venice Film fetsival, 2917
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 5, 2017

George Clooney has always been at his best as a director when he takes on political and societal issues. This is where he feels most at home,...

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Virtyakl Reality space at the 2017 Venice Film Festival
Luca CeladaSeptember 4, 2017

This year marks the first time a major film festival has included a full-fledged section devoted to Virtual Reality as a proper cinematic form....

George and Amal Clooney at Venice 2017, HFPA reception
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 3, 2017

The HFPA throws its annual cocktail reception in honor of the Venice Film Festival, at the Excelsior Hotel - and the stars are all there.

Golden Globe winner George Clooney in Venice, 2017
Armando GalloSeptember 2, 2017

Golden Globe winner George Clooney is in competition at the Venice Film Festival with his directorial project, Suburbicon, starring Julianne Moore...

Robert Redford and Jane Fonda receive the Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement at the 74th Venice Film Festival
Luca CeladaSeptember 2, 2017

Jane Fonda and Robert Redford receive the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice Film Festival - the first time the special award is given to two people...