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77th annual Venice International Film Festival 2020

The 77th annual Venice International Film Festival 2020 was held from 2 to 12 September 2020.

Nomadland, directed by Chloe Zhao won Golden Lion for best film at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. Director Chloe Zhao became the first woman to win the Golden Lion in a decade.

Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s “The Disciple” won the Best Screenplay award at Venice International Film Festival 2020 during the closing ceremony held on 12 Sep 2020. It also bagged the prestigious International Critics Prize awarded by FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) at 2020 Venice Film Festival. 

In special award, Ann Hui and Tilda Swinton were awarded with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award.

Some Other award lists of 77th annual Venice International Film Festival 2020:

Grand Jury Prize: Film New Order directed by Michel Franco

Silver Lion: Film Wife of a Spy directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Volpi Cup for Best Actress: Vanessa Kirby for Pieces of a Woman

Volpi Cup for Best Actor: Pierfrancesco Favino for Padrenostro

Best Screenplay Award: Chaitanya Tamhane for The Disciple

Special Jury Prize: Dear Comrades by Andrei Konchalovsky

Marcello Mastroianni Award: Rouhollah Zamani for The Sun

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