The festival season and we could say the Oscars season starts now. With the Venise film festival starting on the 30th of August, we are going to see all the future Oscars nominees to be discovered by audiences all over the world.
But which festival to follow, and when does it run ?
Lets look at the festivals running in September with Venise first then, the Telluride Film Festival, Deauville Film festival, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and the San Sebastian Film Festival. Already announced there, the new George Clooney’s Suburbicon, Del Toro’s The Shape of Water, Submergence by Wim Wenders, Euphoria with Alicia Vikander and Eva Green, The Battle of the Sexes with Emma Stone and Steve Carell or Call me by your name by Luca Guadagnino.
In 2016 the Best film of the year, Moonlight, was discovered at the Telluride Film Festival, the best Director Damien Chazelle, discovered at Venise with La La Land.
If you want to look further at each festival, find their line up here: Venise, Deauville (not yet disclosed), TIFF, San Sebastian. Telluride never gives a line up before the actual start day of the festival. Secret screenings then !