This years Venice Film Festival Line up was announced at a Press Conference this morning and an Italian movie site LinkinMovies.it tweeted the pic below from the programme which lists The Childhood of a Leader under the ‘Horizons’ section.
The full Horizons/ Orizzonti line up can be seen HERE on the official Venice Website.
This is what the official site says about the Horizons section of the festival (Translated using google translate):
“The international competition for a maximum of 20 films , dedicated to films that are representative of new trends in world cinema aesthetic and expressive , with a focus on the beginnings , emerging authors and not yet fully established , films from smaller , lesser-known , but also works that measure up genres and current production with intent innovation and creative originality . Within the Horizons section it houses a competitive selection of short films up to 20 minutes, chosen according to criteria of quality and originality linguistic expression. Are eligible for selection only feature films and short films presented at the show premiered .”
The 72nd Venice International Film Festival takes place Sept. 2-12.
We’ll update with anymore news/info as it comes out.