72nd Venice Film Festival- Saverio Costanzo will Chair Two Juries
Italian filmmaker Saverio Costanzo and American director Jonathan Demme were just chosen as the chairs of two of the juries at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, which will take place this year 2-12 September. The two filmmakers will chair the Horizons section and the Lion of the Future - Laurentiis Prize for a First Film.
Saverio Costanzo wrote and directed the multi-award winning 2014 film, Hungry Hearts. His fourth feature film, "Hungry Hearts was presented in competition at last year's Venice Film Festival, where it won both Volpi Cups: for Best Actress (Alba Rohrwacher) and Best Actor (Adam Driver). "Hungry Hearts" also earned seven nominations for the David di Donatello Award.