MUBI Celebrates the Venice Film Festival in September Lineup

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New York, NY ­— August 19, 2021 — MUBI, the global distributor and curated film streaming service, has revealed its lineup for September including new premieres and a Venice Film Festival retrospective. 

This month, MUBI brings home the excitement and glamour of one of the most distinguished film institutions in the world, the Venice Film Festival, with these unforgettable highlights. From directors François Ozon (Frantz) and Lav Diaz (Genus Pan) to Adilkhan Yerzhanov (Yellow Cat) and Ronit Elkabetz (Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem), this virtual celebration is a snapshot of the crown jewel in Veneto.

Whatever you’re interested in, MUBI’s got you covered. One of the most essential non-fiction films of recent years, Jia Zhangke’s contemplative documentary Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue features interviews with prominent authors discussing their writing and lives since the Cultural Revolution. Visit, or Memories and Confessions, from the late Manoel de Oliveira, is a deeply personal film only allowed to screen after his death at 106 years of age. Immerse yourself in the lo-fi NY thriller Slow Machine starring Stephanie Hayes, Chloë Sevigny, Scott Shepherd and experience a miniature epic of music, murder, espionage, and paranoia. In addition, you can learn more about activist Hellen Keller in John Gianvito’s Her Socialist Smile, which breathes new life into Keller’s biography, showcasing her incalculable contributions to today’s society on screen.

Not in the mood for a feature-length film? Cue up the World Premiere of Dustin Guy Defa’s new short film Editing about a woman confronted by a stranger, who believes she's been edited out of their story.

Full September Lineup

September 1 | Yellow Cat | Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Festival Focus: Venice
September 2 | Visit, or Memories and Confessions | Manoel de Oliveira | Rediscovered
September 3 | Slow Machine | Joe DeNardo, Paul Felten | MUBI Spotlight
September 4 | Frantz | François Ozon | Festival Focus: Venice
September 5 | Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem | Ronit Elkabetz | Festival Focus: Venice
September 6 | Mama | Li Dongmei | Festival Focus: Venice
September 7 | Genus Pan | Lav Diaz | Festival Focus: Venice
September 8 | Bisbee '17  | Robert Greene
September 9 | Fucking with Nobody | Hannaleena Hauru | Festival Focus: Venice
September 10 | All About Lily Chou-Chou | Shunji Iwai
September 11 | Back to Burgundy | Cédric Klapisch
September 12 | The Congress | Ari Folman | Stanisław Lem Centennial
September 13 | His Master's Voice | György Pálfi | Stanisław Lem Centennial
September 14 | Roly Poly | Andrzej Wajda | Stanisław Lem Centennial
September 15 | Our Defeats | Jean-Gabriel Périot | Undiscovered
September 16 | Her Socialist Smile | John Gianvito | MUBI Spotlight
September 17 | Maska | Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Stanisław Lem Centennial
September 18 | Genesis | Philippe Lesage 
September 19 | Tremors | Jayro Bustamante
September 20 | Scenes with Beans | Ottó Foky | Fables, Folklore, Futurism: Visionary Hungarian Animations
September 21 | The Guardians | Xavier Beauvois
September 22 | Editing | Dustin Guy Defa | Brief Encounters
September 23 | Truth or Consequences | Hannah Jayanti | MUBI Spotlight
September 24 | Gregory's Girl | Bill Forsyth
September 25 | Fifi Howls from Happiness | Mitra Farahani | Portrait of the Artist
September 26 | Vazante | Daniela Thomas
September 27 | The Guerilla Fighter | Mrinal Sen | Voice of the Unheard: A Mrinal Sen Retrospective
September 28 | Nina | Olga Chajdas
September 29 | Paju | Park Chan-ok
September 30 | Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue | Jia Zhangke | MUBI Spotlight