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The Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, ran at Venice Lido.

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The Festival includes retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution towards raising awareness of the history of cinema.

Marco Müller is the Director the 68th edition (2011). He has been heading the Venice Biennale’s Cinema section since 2004.

Locations
Venice Lido (Palazzo del Cinema, Casinò, Sala Darsena, and PalaBiennale)

Screening Venues
Palazzo del Cinema (Sala Grande: 1,032 seats and Sala Volpi: 160 seats)
Sala Darsena (1,300 seats)
PalaBiennale (1,700 seats)
Sala Perla at the Palazzo del Casinò (400 seats)

Industry Meeting Points at the Casinò and at the Excelsior, for professionals only.
Movie Garden. Stands, Internet Points and refreshment for the public and trade operators.

Hotel reservations
Last minute hotel booking

University residences run by the ESU in Venice
Accomodation in the Junghans residence for accredited visitors

How to get to Lido di Venezia
– By train: after arrival at the railway station of Venezia S.Lucia, catch a vaporetto boat for the Lido (ACTV public transport routes 51/52). Alight at Lido/S. Maria Elisabetta.
– By car: leave motorway at Venice exit, follow indications for Venezia-Lido, board ACTV traghetto (ferry).
– By vaporetto (boat): from Piazzale Roma and from the railway station, ACTV routes 1 / 2 / 61 or 51/52.
Line « MdC » Train station > Lido Casinò (From 31 August to 10 September) from 4:40 pm to 1 am, and viceversa from 5:25 pm to 2:05 am. Stops at Piazzale Roma, Zattere and San Zaccaria. Service from Lido extended until the last night screenings.
Line 20 shuttle to the Festival (From 31 August to 10 September; free for all accredited visitors):
San Zaccaria > Lido Casinò from 6.45 to 1.45 am (at minutes.15 and.45; duration of journey 20 min.)
Lido Casinò > San Zaccaria from 7.10 to 2.10 am (at minutes.10 and.40; duration of journey 20 min.)
– By air: from Marco Polo airport: Alilaguna rossa line (From 31 August to 12 September); stops at Lido S.Maria Elisabetta / Casinò.

Services:
Bike sharing
Available from Saturday 27th August, organized by Comune di Venezia and ASM Venezia. Bikes may be hired and returned at Piazzale S.Maria Elisabetta / Via Candia (near to Palazzo del Cinema). Bike sharing cards distributed at the Info Point from Tuesday 30th August (4 to 8 pm, daily).

Camp
Accomodation at Alberoni (Lido), by Istituzione Centri Soggiorno. Suitable for tents (1 to 4 persons): prices from € 15/52 per day; parking for car/motorbike/bycicle from € 1/6 per day. Info: Tel. +39 041 731076 / 70 – Fax +39 041 731302.

wi-fi
A free wi-fi service for the public and professional operators is available all around the Festival’s venues, as well as the areas of Piazzale S.Maria Elisabetta and Gran Viale. Service powered by Venice Connected.

English

The 68th Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, ran at Venice Lido August 31st through September 10th, 2011.

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The Festival includes retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution towards raising awareness of the history of cinema.

Marco Müller is the Director the 68th edition (2011). He has been heading the Venice Biennale’s Cinema section since 2004.