World premieres at Venice
August 11, 2018
The 75th edition of the world’s oldest film festival opens on Aug. 29.
Debuting out of competition for the Golden Lion are Bradley Cooper’s “A Star is Born,” in which he stars alongside Gaga, and the police abuse drama “Dragged Across Concrete” with Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn.
Golden Lions for career achievements will be presented to British actress Vanessa Redgrave and Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg at the festival, which runs through Sept. 8.