Venice International Film Festival

The 76th Venice International Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera and organised by La Biennale di Venezia, will take place at Lido di Venezia from September 2nd to 12th, 2020

Anna Foglietta will open the Venice Film Festival on the evening of Wednesday September 2nd, for the inaugural ceremony on the stage of Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema at Lido), and will lead the closing ceremony on September 12th, during which the Lions and other official prizes will be assigned by the jury chaired by the Australian actress Cate Blanchett.


This year, the actress Tilda Swinton has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement and Ann Hui will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for directors.

The programme of the Festival is available online on La Biennale di Venezia’s website.