The competing films at 2020 Biennale di Venezia ’77 (Mostra internazionale d’arte cinematografica di Venezia, Venice International Film Festival) have been announced. The festival will be held in Venice, Italy, from 2nd to 12th September 2020. The juries have also been announced.

The short films in competition are running in the Orizzonti section; the Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film is an Oscar Qualifying Award.

Orizzonti Short Films

  • Nattåget by Jerry Carlsson (Sweden)
  • The Shift by Laura Carreira (United Kingdom, Portugal)
  • Workshop by Judah Finnigan (New Zealand)
  • Sogni al campo by Magda Guidi, Mara Cerri (France, Italy)
  • Was wahrscheinlich passiert wäre, wäre ich nicht Zuhause geblieben by Willi Hans (Germany)
  • Das Spiel by Roman Hodel (Switzerland)
  • Miegamasis Rajonas by Vytautas Katkus (Lithuania)
  • Anita by Sushma Khadepaun (India, USA)
  • À fleur de peau by Meriem Mesraoua (France, Qatar, Algeria)
  • Entre tú y milagros by Mariana Saffon (Colombia)
  • Being my mom by Jasmine Trinca (Italy)
  • Mây nhu’ng không mu’a by Nghia Vu Minh, Thy Pham Hoang Minh (Vietnam, South Korea)

Orizzonti Out of Competition

  • Sì by Luca Ferri (Italia)
  • The return of tragedy by Bertrand Mandico (France)

Special projections (Out of Competition)

  • Omelia Contadina by Alice Rohrwacher (Italy, France)

Orizzonti Jury

  • Claire Denis
  • Oskar Alegria
  • Francesca Comencini
  • Katriel Schory
  • Christine Vachon

The Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film is an Academy Award eligible prize.