The 74th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 30 August to 9 September 2017. The most important award is the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale and considered one of the most prestigious film awards, like the Golden Palm in Cannes and the Golden Bear of Berlin.
Details of the awards :
1 – Golden Lion – The Shape of Water, directed by Guillermo del Toro
2 – Grand Jury Prize -Foxtrot, directed by Samuel Maoz
3 – Silver Lion – Best Director Xavier Legrand, Jusqu’à la Garde
4 – Volpi Cup – Best Actress Charlotte Rampling, Hannah
5 – Volpi Cup – Best Actor Kamel El Basha, The Insult
6 – Best Screenplay -Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
1 – Best Film – Nico, 1988, directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli
2 – Best Director -Vahid Jalilvand, No Date, No Signature
3 – Special Jury Prize – Caniba, directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
4 – Best Actress – Lyna Khoudri, Les Bienheureux
5 – Best Actor – Navid Mohammadzadeh, No Date, No Signature
6 – Best Screenplay – Los Versos Del Olvido, directed by Alireza Khatami
7 – Best Short Film -Gros Chagrin, directed by Céline Devaux
8 – Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film Jusqu’à la Garde, directed by Xavier Legrand
1 – Best Restoration – Idi I Smotri, directed by Elem Klimov
2 – Best Documentary on Cinema -The Prince and the Dybbuk, directed by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosolowski
VENICE VIRTUAL REALITY
1 – Best VR -Arden’s Wake (Expanded), directed by Eugene YK Chung
2 – Best VR Experience – La Camera Insabbiata, directed by Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang
3 – Best VR Story -Bloodless, directed by Gina Kim
About Venice Film Festival
- The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival founded in 1932.
- The oldest film festival in the world.
- The film festival is part of the Venice Biennale, which was founded by the Venetian City Council in 1895.
- The first edition of the Venice Film Festival was carried out from the 6 to the 21 of August in 1932.
- Location Venice, Italy