We are thrilled that the upcoming Venice Film Festival has officially launched its 2016 lineup, including both in competition and out of competition films. The festival will open with Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” and close with Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven.” In between that will be an exciting array of offerings from well-known auteurs, anticipated follow-ups like Ana Lily Amirpour’s “The Bad Batch”, and premieres from first time filmmakers. Venice Film Festival kicks off next month, running August 31 - September 10. You can check out Indiewire’s photo gallery featuring some of the line-up here!
A slew of Oscar winners have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the years, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and "Crash." With this year's edition launching on Thursday, IndieWire took a look at the films screening at the event that stand the best chance at entering this year's awards race. Read more on IndieWire.com