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BIENNALE CINEMA 2021
The 78th Venice International Film Festival will take place from Sept. 1-11. The Festival unveiled a strong lineup that includes in competition Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Hand of God,” and Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer.” Out of Competition Ridley Scott’s “The Last Duel,” Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho,” Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” and Bernard MacMahon’s “Becoming Led Zeppelin”.
TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL
The 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival features 10 days of exceptional cinema with over 100 films in Official Selection. Already announced in selection: Le Bal des Folles by Mélanie Laurent (France / Amazon Studios), Benediction by Terence Davies (UK / Bankside Films), Belfast by Kenneth Branagh (UK / Focus Features, Charlotte by Eric Warin & Tahir Rana (Canada/Belgium/France / Elevation Pictures & MK2), Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over by Dave Wooley, David Heilbroner (USA), The Guilty by Antoine Fuqua (USA / Netflix), HBO's Jagged, documentary on iconic singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, directed by Alison Klayman (USA), Lakewood by Philip Noyce (Canada), Last Night in Soho by Edgar Wright (UK / Focus Features), Night Raiders by Danis Goulet (Canada/New Zealand / Elevation Pictures & Samuel Goldwyn Films), Petite Maman by Céline Sciamma (France / Elevation Pictures & NEON) and The Starling by director Theodore Melfi (USA / Netflix).
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AMERICAN FILM MARKET
The 2021 AFM is set to run in Santa Monica from November 2-7.