A REVISIONIST VENICE Org blames past crises for blemished rep

Vaucher, Andrea R.
September 2002
Daily Variety;9/4/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 66, p7
Trade Publication
Details the claim made by Franco Barnabe, president of the Venice Biennale, the arts and cultural organization that runs the Venice Film Festival in Italy, that a combination of crisis and competition since the 1960s has affected the festival's reputation as a world-class event. Plans to reconsider a reformatting of the festival.


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