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Stefano Francia di Celle – Venice Classics #Venezia76

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The restored and rediscovered films at this year’s Venice Film Festival.

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PODCAST | Matt Micucci interviews Stefano Francia di Celle, co-curator of the Venice Classics. 

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An extended chat with Stefano Francia di Celle, co-curator with Alberto Barbera of the Venice Classics section, which features world premieres of film restorations of titles from all over the world. Some of the titles in this year’s edition include Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Grim Reaper and The Spider’s Stratagem, Jack Arnold’s The Incredible Shrinking Man, Forough Farrokhzad’s The House Is Black, Gustav Machaty’s Ecstasy and more. We run through these films and more. Stefano Francia di Celle also introduces our chat by telling us a bit about himself and how his passion developed into a profession.

To discover more about Venice Classics, click here.


  • Reporter
    Matt Micucci
  • Guest
    Stefano Francia di Celle
  • Interviewee role
    Co-curator Venice Classics
  • Festival section
    Venice Classics
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