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In Full: Venice Film Festival 2011 lineup

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The lineup for the 2011 Venice Film Festival has been unveiled. George Clooney's The Ides Of March opens the event, while Madonna's W.E. also screens. Other highlights across the sections include new features from Roman Polanski, Al Pacino, Todd Solonz, Jonathan Demme, James Franco, David Cronenberg, Steven Soderbergh, Abel Ferrara, William Friedkin and Andrea Arnold.

Below is a list of films screening in the major sections at the Venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 31 to September 10 and is directed by Marco Müller.

In Competition
The Ides Of March (George Clooney)
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Tomas Alfredson)
Wuthering Heights (Andrea Arnold)
Texas Killing Fields (Ami Canaan Maan)
Quando La Notte (Cristina Comencini)
Terraferma (Emanuele Crialese)
A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg)
4:44 Last Day On Earth (Abel Ferrara)
Killer Joe (William Friedkin)
Un Ete Brulant (Philippe Garrel)
A Simple Life (Ann Hui (China/Hong Kong)
The Exchange (Eran Kolirin)
Alps (Alpeis) (Yorgos Lanthimos)
Shame (Steve McQueen)
L'ultimo Terrestre (Gian Alfonso Pacinotti)
Carnage (Roman Polanski)
Chicken With Plums (Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud)
Faust (Aleksander Sokurov)
Dark Horse (Todd Solondz)
Himizu (Sion Sono)
Seediq Bale (Wei Te-Sheng)
+ A surprise film

Out Of Competition
Vivan las Antipodas! (Victor Kossakovsky)
Damsels In Distress (Whit Stillman)
La Folie Almayer (Chantal Akerman)
The Sorcerer And The White Snake (Tony Ching Siu-Tung)
Giochi D'estate (Rolando Colla)
La Desintegration (Philippe Fauchon)
The Moth Diaries (Mary Harron)
Alois Nebel, (Tomas Lunak)
W.E. (Madonna)
Eva, (Kike Maillo)
Scossa (Francesco Maselli, Carlo Lizzani, Ugo Gregoretti, Nino Russo)
La Cle Des Champs (Claude Nuridsany, Marie Perennou)
Il Villaggio Di Cartone (Ermanno Olmi)
Wilde Salome (Al Pacino)
Tormented (Takashi Shimizu)
Contagion (Steven Soderbergh)
Marco Bellocchio, Venezia 2011 (Pietro Marcello)
La Meditazione Di Hayez (Mario Martone)
Tahrir 2011 (Tamer Ezzat, Ahmad Abdalla, Ayten Amin, Amr Salama)
The End(Collectif Abounaddara)
Vanguard Colleftif Abounaddara)
Evolution (Megaplex) (3D) (Marco Brambilla)
Questa Storia Qua (Alessandro Paris, Sibylle Righetti)
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel (Lisa Immordino Vreeland)
Golden Career Lion - Nel Nome Del Padre (Marcho Bellocchio)

Orrizonti (New trends in world cinema)
Cut (Amir Nadri)
L'Oiseau (ves Cuamon)
Wilson Hail (Amiel Courtin)
Nocturnos (Edgardo Cozarinsky)
Amore Carne (Pippo Delbono)
I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, The Mad And The Beautiful (Jonathan Demme)
Sal (James Franco)
Whores' Glory (Michael Glawogger)
Die Herde Des Herrn (Romuald Karmakar)
Stateless Things (Kim Kyungmook)
Clarissa Campolina (Helvécio Marins Jr.)
Photographic Memory (Ross McElwee)
The Invader (Nicolas Provost)
Shock Head Soul (Simon Pummell)
Two Years at Sea (Ben Rivers)
Aims Of The Blind Horse (Gurvinder Singh)
The Orator (Tusi Tamasese)
Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours (Rirkrit Tiravanija)
Verano (José Luis Torres Leiva)
Kotoko (Shinya Tsukamoto)
Le Petit Poucet (Marina de Van)
Swan (Teresa Villaverde)
The Sword Identity (Xu Haofen)
Would You Have Sex with an Arab? (Yolande Zauberman)

The festival also hosts the Controcampo Italiano (New trends in Italian cinema) and Orizzonti 1961-1978 (Retrospective) sections.

Films will also be shown in two autonomous sections; International Critics Week and Giornate degli Autori - Venice Days.

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