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Venice Film Festival 2022 Lineup Revealed: Here’s The Full List

Film festivals seem stronger than ever since the pandemic caused an existential crisis. The Sundance premiere of CODA won Best Picture at the Academy Awards earlier this year, making it the first Sundance film to win the award.

Now that Venice, Telluride, and TIFF are all coming together for a one-two-three punch, it’s the start of awards season. On August 31, the 79th Venice meeting will take place, marking the beginning. It has been announced now what the lineup will be.

Venice Film Festival Announces Its Lineup

The 79th Venice Film Festival, which takes place on the Lido from August 31 to September 10 this year, has announced an exciting lineup for its 79th edition.

Listed below is the entire list of Competition titles which includes, but is not limited to, such directors as Darren Aronofsky, Alejandro G Inarritu, Todd Field, Andrew Dominik, Luca Guadagnino, Alice Diop, Joanna Hogg, Martin McDonagh, Jafar Panahi, and Florian Zeller, as well as new films from original producers.

Who Will Chair the Venice Jury 2022?

Julianne Moore is chairing this year’s Venice jury. Among those joining her are Mariano Cohn, Leonardo di Costanzo, Audrey Diwan, Leila Hatami, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Rodrigo Sorogoyen.

The American-British actress and author Julianne Moore has a wealth of experience in both fields. A renowned film and television actress, she portrays strong female characters. She received rave reviews for every performance she gave.

Many awards have been given to Julianne for her acting abilities, including Golden Globes, Emmys, and even an Oscar award for ‘Best Actress’. She has also received ‘Best Actress’ awards in Cannes, Venice, and Berlin. As an author, she also created a character called ‘frackleface strawberry’ in books for children. Her books have been listed as ‘New York Times Best Sellers’.

A Look At The Lineup For Venice 2022

In 2022, the Venice Film Festival will take place from August 31 to September 10. Below you will find a complete list of the official lineup for the festival.

Opening Night

“White Noise,” Noah Baumbach (in competition)

Competition/Venezia 79

“Il Signore delle Formiche,” Gianni Amelio

“The Whale,” Darren Aronofsky

“L’Immensita,” Emanuele Crialese

“Saint Omer,” Alice Diop

“Blonde,” Andrew Dominik

“Tár,” Todd Field

“Love Life,” Koji Fukada

“Bardo,” Alejandro González Iñárritu

“Athena,” Romain Gavras

“Bones and All,” Luca Guadagnino

“The Eternal Daughter,” Joanna Hogg

“Beyond the Wall,” Vahid Jalilvand

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Martin McDonagh

“Argentina, 1985,” Santiago Mitre

“Chiara,” Susanna Nicchiarelli

“Monica,” Andrea Pallaoro

“No Bears,” Jafar Panahi

“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Laura Poitras

“A Couple,” Frederick Wiseman

“The Son,” Florian Zeller

“Our Ties,” Roschdy Zem

“Other People’s Children,” Rebecca Zlotowski

Out of Competition (Fiction)

Closing Film: “The Hanging Sun,” Francesco Carrozzini

“When the Waves Are Gone,” Lav Diaz

“Living,” Oliver Hermanus

“Dead for a Dollar,” Walter Hill

“Call of God,” Kim Ki-duk

“Dreamin’ Wild,” Bill Pohlad

“Master Gardener,” Paul Schrader

“Siccita,” Paolo Virzi

“Pearl,” Ti West

“Don’t Worry Darling,” Olivia Wilde

Out of Competition (Non-Fiction)

“Freedom on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,” Evgeny Afineevsky

“The Matchmaker,” Benedetta Argentieri

“Gli Ultima Giorni Dell’Umanita,” Enrico Ghezzi, Alessandro Gagliardo

“A Compassionate Spy,” Steve James

“Music for Black Pigeons,” Jorgen Leth and Andreas Koefoed

“The Kiev Trial,” Sergei Loznitsa

“In Viaggio,” Gianfranco Rosi

“Bobby White Ghetto President,” Christopher Sharp and Moses Bwayo

“Nuclear,” Oliver Stone

Out of Competition (Series)

“The Kingdom Exodus,” Lars von Trier

“Copenhagen Cowboy,” Nicolas Winding Refn


“Princess,” Roberto de Paolis

“Victim,” Michal Blanko

“On the Fringe,” Juan Diego Botto

“Trenque Lauquen,” Laura Citarella

“Vera,” Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel

“Innocence,” Guy Davidi

“Blanquita,” Fernando Guzzoni

“Pour La France (For My Country,” Rachid Hami

“A Man,” Kei Ishikawa

“Bread and Salt,” Damian Kocur

“Luxembourg, Luxembourg,” Antonio Lukich

“Ti Mangio IL Cuore,” Pippo Mezzapesa

“To the North,” Mihai Mincan

“Autobiography,” Makbul Mubarak

“La Syndicaliste (The Sitting Duck),” Jean-Paul Salomé

“World War III,” Houman Seyedi

“The Happiest Man in the World,” Teona Strugar Mitevska

“The Bride,” Sérgio Tréfaut

Horizons/Orizzonti Extra

“Origin of Evil,” Sébastien Marnier

“Hanging Gardens,” Ahmed Yassin Al Daradji

“Amanda,” Carolina Cavalli

“Red Shoes,” Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser

“Nezouh,” Soudade Kaadan

“Notte Fantasma,” Fulvio Risuleo

“Without Her,” Arian Vazirdaftari

“Valeria Is Getting Married,” Michal Vinik

“Goliath,” Adilkhan Yerzhanov

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the first running of the Venice festival. The festival was established by the National Fascist Party in August 1932 in Venice, Italy, and is part of the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s oldest exhibitions of fine arts, created in 1893 by the City Council of Venice. This festival has been in existence since 1932.




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