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Submitting a film to the Festival
Cinema 04 | 04 | 2016

Submitting a film to the Festival

Film presenters must fill out the pre-selection entry form no later than 17th June 2016 Read More >>
Two significant changes in the Venice Film Festival 2016
Cinema 04 | 29 | 2016

Two significant changes in the Venice Film Festival 2016

New Venice Production Bridge project. New developments for Cinema nel Giardino Read More >>



 

History of the Venice Film Festival

1932 > 2015

The Venice Film Festival was established in 1932. It is the oldest film festival in the world. The first edition took place in the terrace of the Excelsior Hotel on the Lido. The Festival became an annual event in 1935.