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Gucci, in collaboration with the 69th Venice International Film Festival, is pleased to announce the nominees for its annual award to recognize an outstanding artistic achievement by a woman in filmmaking: the Gucci Award for Women in Cinema. The second annual Award will be presented on August 31st at the 69th Venice International Film Festival. This same day, Francesco Rosi’s IL CASO MATTEI will see its world restoration premiere thanks to Gucci’s partnership with Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation.
- Colleen Atwood: costume designer, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN
- Nadine Labaki: director, WHERE DO WE GO NOW?
- Brit Marling: actor, ANOTHER EARTH
- Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: director, SAVING FACE
- Thelma Schoonmaker: editor, HUGO
A jury led by Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini will select the final recipient from this group of distinguished women. Giannini is joined on the jury by: actress Zoë Saldana; director and screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino; Mary Schmidt Campbell, dean of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts; and film journalist, curator and the Venice International Film Festival’s US Programmer Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan.
IL CASO MATTEI is a brilliant political thriller based on actual people and events. The film explores the ambitions, accomplishments, and mysterious death of Eni founder Enrico Mattei.
The new 4K digital restoration will have its world premiere on Friday, August 31st.
Photo Courtesy: Sergio Strizzi / Photomovie, Museo Nazionale del Cinema - Fondo Rosi