Good new for the seventh art! If the edition 2020 of the Cannes film Festival could not survive the pandemic of sars coronavirus, the Mostra of Venice, it, will indeed take place this year. The regional bodies have given the green light to the event of cinema to the end of the summer. “The Venice film Festival will be held in September as scheduled,” announced the president of the Veneto region Luca Zaia to the Italian daily La Repubblica .

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This 77th edition of the festival will, however, be organized in a scaled-down version, with probably fewer movies than usual, has accused the elected official of the Northern League. The announcement comes just a few days after the postponement of the Architecture Biennale, originally scheduled for 29 August to 29 November. “The decision to postpone to may 2021 the architecture Biennale is due to the recognition of the impossibility, in the time frame required, an exhibition complex, world-scale”, stated the organizers in a press release.

The hypothesis of a collaboration between the Festival and the Cannes film Festival

The organizers of the Venice Biennale, an event multi-disciplinary art including the venice film Festival is part cinema, had expressed the last month of their desire to maintain the event at all costs. In early may, Alberto Barbera, artistic director of the Mostra of Venice, had sent a letter to many actors, filmmakers and producers, asking them how many of them would be ready to go on the Lido at the beginning of September. In this missive revealed by Variety , we learned that the organizers intended to use a “projection room virtual, via a secure platform” for accredited individuals unable to travel to the Veneto region.

The president of the Biennale of Venice Roberto Cicutto was referred to the hypothesis of a collaboration between the Festival and the Cannes film Festival without giving more information. Thus, it may be discovered there at the Lido feature-length films of Wes Anderson and Nanni Moretti that should have been included in competition on the Croisette this year.

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as of 3 June, Italy will reopen its borders to european citizens and will void the mandatory quarantine foreign visitors in the peninsula announced by the Prime minister Guiseppe Conte last week. One of the countries most affected by the pandemic Covid-19 in Europe, Italy has more than 30,000 lives to this day.

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