Check out the official lineup for the festival below: Opening Night (*Denotes debut features eligible for the Lion of the Future “Luigi De Laurentiis” Award), HORIZONS SHORT FILMS – COMPETITION While the coronavirus pandemic has canceled major festivals such as Cannes and Telluride, the 2020 Venice Film Festival is moving ahead as planned and will be the world’s first major film festival since Sundance and Berlin at the start of the year. “Wife of a Spy,” Kiyoshi Kurosawa In My Room, Mati Diop (Short Film). Never Gonna Snow Again, Malgorzata Szumowska “The Disciple,” Chaitanya Tamhane La Nuit Des Rois, dir: Philippe Lacôte Pieces Of A Woman, dir: Kornel Mundruczo The world’s oldest film festival has in recent years cemented its status as the go-to fall launchpad for awards hopefuls, though given the current state of the world, this year is expected to be somewhat muted by a lack of major available Hollywood titles and since travel restrictions could still be in place in early September. Miss Marx, Susanna Nicchiarelli According to Wellesnet, the footage has been assembled by The Other Side Of The Wind producer Filip Jan Rymsza and editor Bob Murawski. Both of those are directed by women (Chloé Zhao and Mona Fastvold, respectively) in what is a much stronger year for female filmmakers than in the past. Copyright © 2020 Penske Business Media, LLC. Molecole, Andrea Segre Venice 2020’s main selection will be split into three sections: Venezia 77 (aka the main competition), Out of Competition, and Horizons. “The Stonebreaker,” Gianluca and Massimiliano Serio Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! “Selva Tragica,” Yulene Olaizola “Notturno,” Gianfranco Rosi “Nomadland,” Chloe Zhao, Out of Competition (Fiction) Laila in Haifa, dir: Amos Gitai Mama, Li Dongmei Helen Mirren, Jim Broadbent and Fionn Whitehead star in the comedy based on the true story of a 60-year-old taxi driver who stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in 1961. “One Night in Miami,” Regina King Sign up for our Email Newsletters here. The Duke, Robert Michell “And Tomorrow the Entire World,” Julia Von Heinz Vajont, dir: Iolanda Di Bonaventura. Nomadland, dir: Chloé Zhao, HORIZONS “Mainstream,” Gia Coppola The World To Come, dir: Mona Fastvold “Dear Comrades,” Andrei Konchalovsky announced back in May that the 77th Venice Film Festival would move ahead as planned, Oma Cinema has unveiled a new, futuristic cinema design that is set to launch in Paris, France next year – however, it looks like something straight out of a. In Between Dying, dir: Hilal Baydarov Crazy, Not Insane, Alex Gibney “Miss Marx,” Susanna Nicchiarelli Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: Officials Report 10 New Deaths, 953 Positive Cases. Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! A Fleur De Peau, dir: Meriem Mesraoua Mainstream, dir: Gia Coppola On Monday, it was unveiled that Searchlight Pictures (which has a strong track record on the Lido) will world premiere Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland on September 11, simultaneously with Toronto. “I Predatori,” Pietro Castellitto PREVIOUS: The Venice Film Festival is unveiling its lineup for the 77th edition this morning in Rome. “The Human Voice, Pedro Almodovar, Out of Competition (Non Fiction) The Disciple, dir: Chaitanya Tamhane The Wasteland, dir: Ahmad Bahrami Fucking With Nobody, dir: Hannaleena Hauru, BIENNALE COLLEGE CINEMA – VIRTUAL REALITY “Lasciami Andare,” Stefano Mordini As noted last week, Daniele Luchetti’s Lacci will open the proceedings, a first for an Italian film in over a decade. Selva Tragica, Yulene Olaizola However, Zhao and star Frances McDormand will be attending virtually. Night In Paradise, dir: Park Hoon-jung 30 Monedas (Episode One), Alex De La Iglesia Conference, Ivan I. Tverdovskij “Princess Europe,” Camille Lotteau Already, we know that Nomadland’s Zhao and star Frances McDormand will be chiming in virtually. Wife of a Spy, Kiyoshi Kurosawa “Paolo Conte, Via Con Me,” Giorgio Verdelli All rights reserved. Zanka Contact, Ismael El Iraki The Duke, dir: Roger Michell Lovers, Nicole Garcia Love After Love, dir: Ann Hui The 2020 Venice Film Festival runs September 2-12. Quo Vadis, Aida? “Guerre E Pace,” Martina Parenti and Massimo D’Anolfi “La Troisieme Guerre,” Giovanni Aloi While most major film events have been cancelled due to the current health crisis, the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival will go ahead and take place between September 2-12. Being My Mon, dir: Jasmine Trinca Overall this year, there is a very global/art house sense to the main lineup for the first major international film gathering since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the first Italian title to open Venice in 11 years – the last was Giuseppe Tornatore’s Baarìa in 2009. *Listen, dir: Ana Rocha de Sousa Greta; dir: Nathan Grossman Careless Crime, Shahram Mokri “The Best Is Yet to Come,” Wang Jing Milestone, Ivan Ayr “Never Gonna Snow Again,” Malgorzata Szumowska Gaza Mon Amour, Tarzan Nasser and Arab Nasser Set to take place September 2-12, the festival will be split into three sections: Venezia 77 (aka the main competition), Out of Competition, and Horizons. Mainstream, Gia Coppola The out of competition non-fiction section also includes some recognizable names, including Call Me By Your Name’s Luca Guadagnino with Salvatore, Shoemaker Of Dreams. Listen, Ana Rocha De Sousa The Disciple, Chaitanya Tamhane Opening Night “Apples,” Christos Nikou Daniele Luchetti’s drama Lacci will open this year’s Venice Film Festival. Genus Pan, dir: Lav Diaz It will be the world’s first major film festival since Sundance and Berlin at the start of the year. “Sportin’ Life,” Abel Ferrara “Omelia Contadina, Alica Rohrwacher and JR, Horizons “Nightwalk,” Malgorzata Skumowksa (Short Film) “My Tender Matador,” Rodrigo Sepulveda “In My Room,” Mati Diop (Short Film). The titles selected for the main competition will compete for the Golden Lion, which was awarded last year to Todd Phillips’ Joker. Final Account, Luke Holland Nuevo Orden, Michel Franco Notturno, dir: Gianfranco Rosi “The Whaler Boy,” Philipp Yuryev Anita, dir: Sushma Khadepaun International Box Office Editor/Senior Contributor, UPDATE, with more detail: As expected, the Venice Film Festival’s 2020 competition lineup is light on studio titles with only Searchligh’s Nomadland and Sony’s The World To Come figuring, though the latter is an international acquisition. La Nuit Des Rois, Philippe Lacote Omelia Contadina, Alica Rohrwacher and JR, Horizons “Mosquito State,” Filip Jan Rymsza Daniele Luchetti’s drama 'Lacci' will open this year's festival. “Mama,” Li Dongmei Nomadland, Chloe Zhao, #BiennaleCinema2020 #Venezia77 #Concorso #Competition pic.twitter.com/KmF3CajFlM, — La Biennale di Venezia (@la_Biennale) July 28, 2020, Out of Competition (Fiction) VENICE DAYS LINEUP (runs concurrently with the Venice Film Festival from September 2-12) Honey Cigar, Kamir Aïnouz The Stonebreaker, Gianluca and Massimiliano Serio Mama, Li … My Tender Matador, Rodrigo Sepulveda Entre Tu Y Milagros, dir: Marina Saffon Live In Cloud Cuckoo Land, dir: Nghia Vu Minh, HORIZONS SHORT FILMS – OUT OF COMPETITION Crazy, Not Insane, dir: Alex Gibney Lasciami Andare, Stefano Mordini Offbeat French director Quentin Dupieux makes an appearance out of competition with Mandibules, led by Adèle Exarchopoulos while Notting Hill helmer Roger Michell is also in the out of competition section with Pathé’s The Duke.