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11-09-2014
The 28 Times Cinema programme gathered together 28 young film lovers from the 28 member states of the European Union at the 71th Venice International Film Festival. The lucky ones sent to the Lido are invited to watch, report and reflect upon films, and to share their thoughts on the overall experience. What is a film festival like from within? German 28 Times Cinema member Rahel Schöppenthau writes an insightful...
10-09-2014
The Venice Days Award jury, chaired by Diego Lerman, has bestowed the Venice Days Award upon Return to Ithaca by Laurent Cantet (sold internationally by Funny Balloons; distributed by Haut et Court and Lucky Red), which featured in the 2014 Official...
03-09-2014
For the past five years, Venice has been the starting point of the cinematic journey of LUX Prize films. From Lido, Class Enemy, Girlhood and Ida will be subtitled in 24 official languages of the European Union and cross the linguistic borders of...
29-08-2014
"I’m particularly delighted to be able to continue my collaboration with Venice Days once again this year, and have the opportunity to attend its screenings and other events on the program in my new role as President of the Committee on Culture and...
28-08-2014
The 38-year-old Argentinian director Diego Lerman will be heading the international jury that this year, for the first time, will assign the Venice Days Award to one of the thirteen films in competition at Venice Days in 2014.   After graduating...

Members of the Selection Panel

  • Peter
    Distributor, Festival Programmer
  • Jose Luis Cienfuegos
    Jose Luis
    Director, Seville European Film Festival
  • Stephan De Potter
    Stephan
    Distributor, Cinéart
  • Fatima Djoumer
    Fatima
    International relations and events administrator, Europa Cinéma
  • Marion Döring
    Marion
    Director of the European Film Academy, Producer European Film Awards
  • Jakub Duszynski
    Jakub
    Distributor, Gutek Films
  • Per Ericsson
    Per
    Responsible for Education and Teaching, Swedish Film Institute
  • Francesca Feder
    Francesca
    Producer of the 2012 LUX Prize winner "Io sono Li"
  • Giorgio Gosetti
    Giorgio
    Director of Venise Days and partner in 28 Times Cinema
  • Paul Peter Huth
    Paul Peter
    Editor and Film Critic at ZDF
  • Dirk
    Producer of the 2013 LUX Prize winner "The Broken Circle Breakdown"
  • Ivana
    Cinema and Audiovisual expert
  • Christophe Leparc
    Christophe
    Secretary-General, Directors' Firtnight, Cannes International Film Festival
  • Karel Och
    Karel
    Och
    Film Critic and Artistic Director of Karlovy Vary Film Festival
  • Film critic, Film programmer advisor, Author
    Jonathan
    Film critic for FilmComment.com, Sight & Sound, Film programmer advisor, Author
  • Mira Staleva
    Mira
    Programmer, Sofia International Film Festival (IFF)
  • Matteo
    Deputy Head of Unit "Creative Europe programme – MEDIA"