Venice’s Sala Web online screenings confirms 11 world premieres
- 8 Orizzonti films and 3 Biennale College – Cinema films will be streamed online worldwide for an exclusive five-day window
8 feature films in the Orizzonti section, dedicated to showcasing new trends in world cinema, and 3 feature films from the Biennale College – Cinema, the Biennale’s own laboratory for the development and production of micro-budget films, are now confirmed for the 2014 edition of the Venice Biennale’s Sala Web, which allows audiences worldwide to screen these selections of the Venice International Film Festival. Sala Web is offering their exclusive limited window online screenings for the third consecutive year.
The titles available for online screenings will include the opening film of the Orizzonti section, The President [+see also:
interview: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
film profile] by renowned Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf, along with ten other titles by directors hailing from around the world. These are the films:
- The President by Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Georgia, France, Great Britain, Germany)
- La vita oscena [+see also:
interview: Renato De Maria
film profile] by Renato De Maria (Italy)
- These Are The Rules [+see also:
film profile] by Ognjen Svilicic (Croatia, France, Serbia, Macedonia)
- Bypass [+see also:
interview: Duane Hopkins
interview: Samm Haillay
film profile] by Duane Hopkins (Great Britain)
- Court by Chaitanya Tamhane (India)
- Io sto con la sposa [+see also:
film profile] by Antonio Augugliaro, Gabriele Del Grande, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry (Italy, Palestine)
- Line of Credit [+see also:
film profile] by Salomé Alexi (Georgia, Germany, France)
- Nabat by Elchin Musaoglu (Azerbaijan)
- H. by Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia (USA, Argentina)
- Blood Cells by Joseph Bull, Luke Seomore (Great Britain, Italy)
- Short Skin by Duccio Chiarini (Italy)
Sala Web will make these titles available to stream worldwide, for an exclusive five-day window beginning on the date (at 9pm Italian time) of their official presentation at the 71st Venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 27th to September 6th on the Venice Lido.
The audience for each Sala Web screening is strictly capped at 800 admissions per screening, with each ticket granting users access a one time only viewing of their chosen film. Sala Web’s online screenings will be operated on a secure site by Festival Scope, the online platform for film industry professionals, on behalf of the Venice Film Festival. Digital tickets for the Sala Web screenings are all priced at € 4 and will go on sale beginning Monday August 18th through a dedicated online box office.
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