Tag Archives: Venice Film Festival

Venezia72 – Celebrity star spotting at the Venice Film Festival 2015

Venice Film Festival opened with a bang last week and hosts a number of premieres and red carpets each year, but you don’t have to get all dressed up, or to brave the fan-zone crush to star spot! I spent … Continue reading

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Venezia72 – Jake Gyllenhaal opens the Venice Film Festival with the premiere of his new film, Everest

This year’s Venice Film Festival opened with a roar last night as Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin and Emily Watson took to the red carpet for the premiere of their new film Everest. And neither the film, nor the fashions disappointed. … Continue reading

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Venezia72 – Line-up announced for the 2015 Venice Film Festival

Last year’s Venice Film Festival headliner, Birdman, went on to win 4 Oscars. The 2013 opener, Gravity, won 7. So director Baltasar Kormákur must be feeling pretty good right now as his new offering, Everest starring Jake Gyllenhaal, has been … Continue reading

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And the winner is…….highlights from my Venice Film Festival

After 12 days of stars and starlettes, paparazzi and premieres Venice finally rolled up the red carpet and bid farewell to this year’s 71st Film Festival. Here are my highlights along with some of the winners and losers. Events kicked off … Continue reading

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Io sto con la sposa premieres at Venice Film Festival 2014 to a standing ovation

If there were a Golden Leon for audacity, crowd-funded Italian documentary “Io sto con la sposa” (On the Bride’s Side) would win hands down. Lifting the lid on the obstacles facing refugees seeking safe haven in Europe, the documentary of … Continue reading

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Anime Nere premieres at Venice Film Festival 2014 to rapturous applause

Once you’ve seen one mafia film, you’ve seen them all, right? Based on the best-selling novel by Gioacchino Criaco, Anime Nere (Black Souls) premiered last night at the 71st Venice Film Festival as the first Italian film of the competition … Continue reading

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Venice prepares to host the 71st Venice Film Festival

I’ve always been a behind-the-scenes type of person preferring backstage to the limelight so I decided to take a look at how Venice is preparing for the upcoming 71st Film Festival. The Venice Film Festival, or La Mostra Internazionale d’Arte … Continue reading

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