The National Union of Italian Film Critics’ has confirmed Francesco Di Pace as General Delegate of the Venice International Film Critics’ Week for the following three years. Moreover, the new selection committee has been appointed. The new members are Nicola Falcinella, Giuseppe Gariazzo, Anna Maria Pasetti, and Luca Pellegrini.
The upcoming 28th edition of the Venice Critics’ Week, independent section of the Venice Film Festival, will be held from August 28th to September 7th, 2013.
The seven films in competition will be eligible for the Venice Critics’ Week Award and, along with all the other debut features presented at the festival, will compete for the “Luigi De Laurentiis Award for a Debut Film”. In 2012, the “Luigi De Laurentiis Award” was awarded to Ali Aydın’s Küf (Mold), presented at the Venice Critics’ Week and to be released in Italy by Sacher Distribuzione.