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70th Venice International Film Festival Announces Line Up

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood July 25, 2013 at 1:15PM

The 70th annual Venice International Film Festival announced their line up today and it's very thin on women directed films.
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The 70th annual Venice International Film Festival announced their line up today and it's very thin on women directed films.

There are only two women directed films out of the 20 films that are in competition. And from our research within the lineup announced today, there are only 8 women directed films (not counting short films) screening at Venice overall.

Those are sad numbers. You can find the Venice line up in full here. The 70th Venice International Film Festival runs from August 28th-September 7th.

IN COMPETITION

Night Moves , Kelly Reichardt (US)

Via Castellana Bandiera , Emma Dante (It-Switz-Fra)

OUT OF COMPETITION

Walesa. Man of Hope , Andrzej Wajda and Ewa Brodzka (Pol)

OUT OF COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARIES

Pine Ridge, Anna Eborn (Den)

Ukraina is not Brothel, Kitty Green (Aus)

Con il fiato sospeso, Costanza Quatriglio (It)

ORIZZONTI

Je m'appelle Hmmm..., Agnes B. (Fra)

Palo Alto, Gia Coppola (US)

This article is related to: Venice International Film Festival, Women Directors