Monday, July 23, 2018

The lineup of the 33rd Venice International Films Critics' Week

Letizia Lamartine's Saremo giovani e bellissimi

The Venice International Film Critics’ Week (SIC) is an independent and parallel section organized by the National Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI) during the 75th Venice International Film Festival (29th August – 8th September, 2018). 

The program will open with Toni D'Angelo's short film Nessuno è innocente starring Salvatore Esposito, and will include a selection of seven debut films in competition and two special events out of competition, all presented in world premiere screenings. The selection is curated by the General Delegate of the Venice Critics’ Week Giona A. Nazzaro together with the members of the selection committee Luigi Abiusi, Alberto Anile, Beatrice Fiorentino and Massimo Tria. The 2018 official selection includes:

Competition

A kasha / The Roundup by Hajooj Kuka (Sudan, South Africa, Qatar, Germany)
Adam und Evelyn / Adam & Evelyn by Andreas Goldstein (Germany)
Bêtes blondes / Blonde Animals by Alexia Walther, Maxime Matray (France)
Lissa ammetsajjel / Still Recording by Saaed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub (Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, France)
M by Anna Eriksson (Finland)
Saremo giovani e bellissimi / We’ll Be Young and Beautiful by Letizia Lamartire (Italy)
Ti imaš noć / You Have the Night by Ivan Salatic (Montenegro, Serbia, Qatar)

Special event out of competition

Opening film
Tumbbad by Rahi Anil Barve, Adesh Prasad (India, Sweden)   
  
Special event out of competition

Closing film
Dachra by Abdelhamid Bouchnak (Tunisia)

Visit www.sicvenezia.it for more information

- Jeannine Guilyard

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