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Venice 2020


144 articles available in total starting from 16/01/2020. Last article published on 02/02/2021.

Marat Sargsyan • Director of The Flood Won’t Come

Interview: Marat Sargsyan • Director of The Flood Won’t Come

“When there is no information about war, there is no war”

VENICE 2020: We talked to Marat Sargsyan, director of International Film Critics' Week competitor The Flood Won’t Come – even though he has taken an oath  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | International Film Critics' Week

Salvatore Mereu • Director of Assandira

Interview: Salvatore Mereu • Director of Assandira

“When you choose a book to adapt, you do it almost on an unconscious level”

VENICE 2020: We talked to Salvatore Mereu, the director of Assandira, based on the novel by Giulio Angioni  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Out of Competition

Review: Conference

Review: Conference

VENICE 2020: The new film from Russian writer-director Ivan I Tverdovskiy is original and unsettling, perhaps his most complex and controversial to date  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Review: And Tomorrow The Entire World

Review: And Tomorrow The Entire World

VENICE 2020: Julia von Heinz mines her own past as an anti-fascist activist in this fictional drama asking whether the best way to fight violence is through retaliatory violence  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Competition

Gianfranco Rosi • Director of Notturno

Interview: Gianfranco Rosi • Director of Notturno

“This film is more extreme because you don’t know where you are”

VENICE 2020: We talked to seemingly indefatigable documentary auteur Gianfranco Rosi about his competition entry Notturno  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Competition

Edoardo Natoli • Director of Solitaire

Interview: Edoardo Natoli • Director of Solitaire

"We have all experienced the feeling of not being able to go out of our own house"

VENICE 2020: After his 2013 title Secchi, Edoardo Natoli returns to Giornate degli Autori with a new stop-motion short, Solitaire  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Pedro Collantes • Director of The Art of Return

Interview: Pedro Collantes • Director of The Art of Return

"I wanted to depict this feeling of asynchrony"

VENICE 2020: The Art of Return is the feature debut by Pedro Collantes, who talks about the challenge of bringing his personal project to fruition on a tiny budget, in the space of a few months  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Biennale College Cinema

Merawi Gerima • Director of Residue

Interview: Merawi Gerima • Director of Residue

"Gentrification is a symptom of a much larger problem of our powerlessness as black people"

VENICE 2020: With his feature debut Residue, director Merawi Gerima takes an in-depth look at the burning issues triggering the Black Lives Matter movement  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Ivan Ikic • Director of Oasis

Interview: Ivan Ikic • Director of Oasis

"My challenge was to make people with mental disabilities play fictional roles, not themselves"

VENICE 2020: Serbia's Ivan Ikić presents his second feature Oasis, which tells the story of a love triangle within the walls of an institution for young people with special needs  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Review: 200 Meters

Review: 200 Meters

VENICE 2020: Competing in Venice’s Giornate degli Autori, the first work by Palestine’s Ameen Nayfeh tells of a father’s absurd journey to reach his family on the other side of the West Bank Barrier  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

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