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Watch: 'Venezia 70 - Future Reloaded' Short Films By Claire Denis, James Franco, Paul Schrader & Many More

The Playlist By Cain Rodriguez | The Playlist September 24, 2013 at 10:45AM

Not all of us have the luxury of being able to drop everything and head off to world’s most prestigious film festivals, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. In celebration of its 70th anniversary, the Venice International Film Festival commissioned “Venezia 70 - Future Reloaded,” a series of seventy shorts from directors all over the world. Lucky for you, a sizable chunk of those shorts have landed online for your viewing pleasure.
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Venezia 70

Not all of us have the luxury of being able to drop everything and head off to world’s most prestigious film festivals, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. In celebration of its 70th anniversary, the Venice International Film Festival commissioned “Venezia 70 - Future Reloaded,” a series of seventy shorts from directors all over the world. Lucky for you, a sizable chunk of those shorts have landed online for your viewing pleasure.

Ranging from one to three minutes, all the entries were made with complete creative freedom and included directors like Claire Denis, James Franco, Atom Egoyan, Bernardo Bertolucci, Paul Schrader, Abbas Kiarostami, Monte Hellman, Walter Salles, Shekhar Kapur and Apichatpong Weerasethakul (and a whole bunch more). It looks like all but two of the shorts have made their way online. So set aside some time and check out the complete tribute to the legendary film festival in a handy playlist format below.

This article is related to: Claire Denis, James Franco, Atom Egoyan, Bernardo Bertolucci, Abbas Kiarostami, Paul Schrader, Monte Hellman, Shekhar Kapur, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Todd Solondz, Catherine Breillat, Isabel Coixet, Hong Sang-soo, Zhang Ke Jia, Benoît Jacquot, Kim Ki-duk, Yorgos Lanthimos, Pablo Larrain, Tobias Lindholm, Brillante Mendoza, Ulrich Seidl, Sion Sono, Pablo Trapero, Wang Bing


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