Breaking Ground: the next generation of women on screen

Monday 07 September 2020
15:30 Spazio della Regione del Veneto (Hotel Excelsior) 

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 is back at Giornate degli Autori for the ninth year running during the Venice Film Festival. As always, its renowned Women'ìs Tales showcase exploring vanity and the female condition in the 21st century will be bringing some of the most intense and original women filmmakers today to the Lido. Anticipation is mounting for the arrival of directors Małgorzata Szumowska and Mati Diop on Sunday, September 6th in the Sala Perla, to present their respective shorts #19 Nightwalk e #20 In My Room.

In keeping with tradition, the screening will be followed up by a series of conversations at the Hotel Excelsior, in the Veneto Region Space and the Italian Pavilion - Tropicana Conference Room. Stepping up to the stage will be rising young actresses familiar from hit TV series and soon to appear to hotly-awaited upcoming films.

As she has every year, British journalist Penny Martin, editor-in-chief of The Gentlewoman, will be moderating all four talks.

Monday, September 7th at 3:30 pm - Hotel Excelsior, Veneto Region Space
Guest speakers: Emma CorrinFrancesca Hayward and Raffey Cassidy
Emma Corrin is the one to watch in her upcoming role as the iconic Princess Diana in the fourth season of the Netflix hit series The Crown.
Francesca Hayward is principal dancer at the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden in London. In 2019, she played Victoria the White Cat in the film version of the hit musical Cats.
Raffey Cassidy, an English actress born in 2001, already has a variety of roles to her credit, in major productions like Snow White and the Huntsman as well as auteur films such as The Killing of a Sacred Deer by Yorgos Lanthimos and The Other Lamb by Małgorzata Szumowska.

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