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  • Writer's pictureHunter Friesen

Venice Film Festival Announces Full Lineup for 79th Edition

The Venice Film Festival has announced the full official lineup for their 79th edition, which runs August 31 through September 10. Previously announced title White Noise by Noah Baumbach will be opening the festival, as well as playing in competition.

Opening Night

White Noise

Noah Baumbach (in competition)

Competition/Venezia 79

Il Signore delle Formiche

Gianni Amelio

The Whale

Darren Aronofsky


Emanuele Crialese

Saint Omer

Alice Diop


Andrew Dominik


Todd Field

Love Life

Koji Fukada


Alejandro González Iñárritu


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


Susanna Nicchiarelli


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)

Hanging Sun (Closing Film)

Francesco Carrozzini

When the Waves Are Gone

Lav Diaz


Oliver Hermanus

Dead for a Dollar

Walter Hill

Call of God

Kim Ki-duk

Dreamin’ Wild

Bill Pohlad

Master Gardener

Paul Schrader


Paolo Virzi


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


Oliver Stone

Out of Competition (Series)

The Kingdom Exodus

Lars von Trier

Copenhagen Cowboy

Nicolas Winding Refn

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