Common Threads: female creativity on both sides of the lens

Tuesday 08 September 2020
15:00 Italian Pavilion - Sala conferenze Tropicana (Hotel Excelsior)  

Miu Miu 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.

FOURTH TALKTuesday, September 8th at 3 pm - Hotel Excelsior, Italian Pavilion - Tropicana Conference RoomGuest speakers: Mona Fastvold and Vanessa KirbyNorwegian filmmaker Mona Fastvold is on the Lido to present her second film, The World to Come.Vanessa Kirby, winner of the BAFTA for best supporting actress in 2018 for her role as Princess Margaret in The Crown, is juggling two films on the Lido, The World to Come by Mona Fastvold and Pieces of a Woman by Kornél Mundruczó.

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