Signature event among those held in Venice is definitely Venice Film Festival taking place at the Lido of Venice in the beginning of September. World-known actors, directors, Italian and international guests appear on the red carpet bringing mew exciting films and documentaries.
The selection is exigent, but it guarantees excellent and striking results while almost all the films presented at Venice Film Festival also win numerous Oscar awards.
Venice International Film Festival is the oldest festival of Cinema in the world: the first edition dates back to 1932. Since then, all the years have been amazed by the myriad of premieres, events, exhibitions, gala evenings, conferences that attract thousands of visitors from all over the world.
How to reach Festival and Lido island
The island of Lido di Venezia is easily accessible from Piazzale Roma thanks to local water transport Vaporetto. If you wish, you can also reach the island by car with a convenient ferryboat service transferring all day and night from the island of Tronchetto.
Screening Program and Ticket purchase
The official website of Biennale events here provides easy download of the screening calendar and select those absolutely not to be missed. In some movie theaters it is possible to sign in by invitation which can be picked up in a ticket office (of course such offers are limited and on-the-fly), for all the other showings you can buy the ticket in advance online avoiding annoying queues.