Venice International Film Festival

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Guest of Honour, Delphine tapped for Venice ’19

Egoyan’s 16th dramatic feature will screen in competition, while director Chloe Robichaud’s short is part of the festival’s Orizzonti Short Films Competition.

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Ron Mann’s Carmine Street Guitars to debut at Venice

Two Canadian virtual reality projects have also been selected to compete at the Italian festival.

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Villeneuve’s Arrival to bow at Venice

The 2016 Venice Film Festival will also feature Philippe Falardeau’s The Bleeder. (Villeneuve pictured.)

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Ron Mann aims for Altman-esque in Altman

Canadian director Ron Mann talks to Playback sister publication realscreen about his doc on filmmaker Robert Altman (pictured, right, with actor Shelley Duvall).

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Ron Mann’s Altman to screen in Venice

The Canadian director’s long-awaited ninth film chronicles the life of the late American director.

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TIFF13: Xavier Dolan’s Tom a la ferme sells internationally

U.K.’s Network, France’s MK2/Diaphana, ABC Cinemien in the Benelux, and Sweden’s Folkets Bio have picked up the French-language pic (pictured) from the Quebec director.

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Dolan film to bow in competition at Venice

And Bruce LaBruce’s Gerontophilia joins Richie Mehta’s Siddharth in the festival’s Venice Days independent sidebar (Dolan pictured).