Alberto Barbera has been selected to replace Marco Mueller as director of the Venice International Film Festival. The news marks a return to the world’s oldest film festival for Barbera, who headed the Venice affair from 1998 to 2002. His contract runs four years. Barbera has been director of the National Museum of Cinema in Turin since 2004. Mueller successfully headed the festival for eight years. The 69th Venice International Film Festival will run from from August 29-September 8, 2012.
Venice Festival Names New Director
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