NEW DELHI: Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court has been selected for the 71st Venice Film Festival. The multilingual movie will be screened in the Horizons (Orizonti) section of the festival, which runs from August 27 to September 6.
The film based on the exploration of the Indian judiciary, had received the Hubert Bals fund for script and project development in 2012 and was part of Film Bazaar co-production market of the National Film Development Corporation in 2012.
Tamhane, an English literature graduate, has previously directed short film Six Strands, which was screened at international film festivals like Roterdam, Clermont-Ferand, Edinburgh, and Slamdance.
Bengali film Labour of Love will be screened in Venice Days, a sidebar of the Venice Film Festival.