Venice 78: Serena Rossi in charge

The actress Serena Rossi will be conducting the opening and closing evenings (1 and 11 September in Venice 78)

The seventy-eighth edition of the Venice International Film Festival will see the presence of the actress Serena Rossi come conductor of the opening and closing evenings of the event, which will be held on 1 and 11 September 2021 respectively.

The Neapolitan actress will open the 2021 Biennale Cinema, which will be directed by Alberto barbera, on the stage of the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido where the inauguration of the Festival and its closure will be held, on the occasion of which the Golden Lions and other official awards of its seventy-eighth edition will be announced.

In a post on her official Instagram account, the actress said she was honored at the idea of ​​playing the role of godmother in such an important event for the cinema, underlining the importance of smiling and never giving up even in the darkest moments. , and affirming the vital necessity of the performing arts especially in such moments:

Serena Rossi in Venice 78 in the role of presenter

The presence of Serena Rossi as host of the two evenings is particularly significant and incisive.

After having taken part in numerous successful series and fiction for both Rai and Mediaset such as A Place in the Sun, Commissioner Montalbano e God help us and having cultivated an important career in theater in shows such as Rugantino and at the cinema in films such as Song ‘and Napule, In Your Place, Too Neapolitan e Treasure hunt, the actress was awarded only a few years ago at the Venice International Film Festival, in particular during the seventy-fifth edition, for her role in Love and Crime, by the Marinetti Bros, a much appreciated interpretation that earned her a David di Donatello, a Nastro d’Argento and a Ciak d’Oro.

In 2020 she is again nominated for a Nastro d’Argento and a Ciak d’Oro as best leading actress for Good girls e 7 hours to make you fall in love. It is also present with let me go, by Stefano Morandi, in Venice 77.

But the most important recognition is bestowed on her for the role of Mia Martini in I am mine, film for which he received a Special Silver Ribbon.

With such a career, his presence will make Venezia 78 an even more special event.