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69th Venice International Film Festival

Director: Alberto Barbera

29th August > 8th September 2012

The 69th Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, ran at Venice Lido August 29th through September 8th, 2012, directed by Alberto Barbera.

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The Festival includes retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution towards raising awareness of the history of cinema.

69th Venice International Film Festival
Screenings schedule
Screenings by director / title
International juries
Official awards

- Statement by the President of Venice Biennale, Paolo Baratta
- Introduction by the Director of the 69th Venice Film Festival, Alberto Barbera
- Statistics of the 69th Venice Film Festival
- Countries represented at the 69th Venice Film Festival
- «80!» The retrospective of the 69th Venice Film Festival
- Venezia Classici - Restored Films
- Biennale College - Cinema
- “Micro-budget filmmaking”: Panel report
- Streaming of 10 Orizzonti feature films and 13 shorts
- Project "Lido in Mostra"
- A Practical Guide to Press Services
- Calendar of Events and Meetings
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