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Venice Days Unveils 2020 Line-Up: Bruce Labruce Feature & Mati Diop, Malgorzata Szumowska Shorts

Venice Days Unveils 2020 Line-Up: Bruce Labruce Feature & Mati Diop, Malgorzata Szumowska Shorts

Venice Days (Giornate Degli Autori), the independent Venice Film Festival sidebar that is under the new leadership of artistic director Gaia Furrer this year, has announced its line-up of titles, including a feature directed by artist Bruce Labruce and new shorts from Atlantics filmmaker Mati Diop and Mug director Malgorzata Skumowksa.

From more a thousand submissions, the programming team have whittled it down to just 28 titles. The event’s competition is comprised of 10 features and will open with the premiere of Kamir Aïnouz’s Honey Cigar. Also screening is Saint-Narcisse, the first feature film from Canadian artist Bruce Labruce, which plays out of competition.

Miu Miu Women’s Tales, a strand focused on “female creativity”, will feature two new short films from Mati Diop (In My Room) and Malgorzata Skumowksa (Nightwalk).

“In an objectively challenging year that will go down as unique in the annals of the Venice Film Festival,

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