Venice Film Festival 2016 Winners: Emma Stone And Tom Ford Earn Major Prizes
Lav Diaz’s “The Woman Who Left” takes home the prestigious Golden Lion award.
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September 2016 – Venice, Italy – Bader TV Euro Entertainment team was on the red carpet covering the 73rd Venice International Film Festival including reviewing the the annual awards ceremony. The festival which ran from 31 August through 10 September, with Sam Mendes as the President of the Jury for the main competition.
This year, the Venice International Film Festival screened many high-profile films, including such anticipated fall features like Damien Chazelle’s musical “La La Land,” Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi film “Arrival,” and Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time.” The festival also premiered more more mainstream fare outside of competition, like Mel Gibson’s latest “Hacksaw Ridge” and Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven.”
The festival awards include The Golden Lion, awarded to the best film screened in competition at the festival, Silver Lion, awarded to the best director in the competitive section, and the Grand Jury Prize, considered by many to be the second place prize.