Venues & How to Access

The eleventh edition of the Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival takes place from October 6th to 9th, widespread in Venice, thanks to the collaboration of eleven partner institutions. Below you can find how to access and reserve a seat in each venue. Check the screening schedule here.

ACCESS: Online reservation required – Link in the screening schedule
WHERE: Campo Santa Margherita, Dorsoduro 3689, 30123 Venice
INFO: email: eventi.fondazione[at]

L’Auditorium è un edificio storico del IX secolo, un tempo chiesa dedicata a Santa Margherita, ora adibito a teatro. Degli affreschi che la ornavano, resta il pregiato dipinto del soffitto raffigurante il martirio della santa. Il campo omonimo in cui è collocato è uno dei luoghi più vivi della città, in posizione facilmente e velocemente raggiungibile da Piazzale Roma e dalla stazione ferroviaria.

ACCESS: Free admission subject to availability
WHERE: Via Giovanni Pascoli 11, 30171 Venezia Mestre
INFO: tel. 041 0995941 |

Conceived as part of a project by Fondazione di Venezia and inaugurated in December 2018, it is the first museum that narrates the history of the 20th century in Italy. It shows the demographic, social, political, environmental and cultural changes of the country, as well as the outcomes, ambitions, challenges, achievements, threats, and opportunities that changed Italian history in the past century. The main exhibition is divided into eight themed sections and presents the Italian 20th century through the cultural heritage that very century produced – with great use of images, audio installations and videos – using new interactive and immersive technologies to enhance the experience. Thanks to the program of temporary exhibitions located on the third floor and expanded to new areas of the Museum, as well as the palimpsest of events open to the audience and the educational activities for schools and people with disabilities, M9 aims to be a home open to the territory and the country, able to encourage knowledge and actions about the present and future.


ACCESS: Free admission subject to availability. To book a seat in advance: staff.concilioeuropeodellarte[at] | + 39 328 5568197
WHERE: @InParadiso Art Gallery –  Giardini della Biennale, Castello 1260, 30122 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 328 5568197 | email:

The ECA – European Council of Artists is an Association of Social Promotion not for profit, born in 2006 in Florence – based in Venice – with the main will to create a cultural institution which can promote relations between artists and cultural organisations, regional authorities, university, private entity. Main purpose is the promotion of Art and Culture and its protagonists, organizing exhibitions and artistic workshops in its locations or other spaces. They work for the sector of cultural organization to safeguard the heritage, keeping projects of collective interests.

ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting: info[at]
WHERE: Palazzetto Tito, Dorsoduro 2826, Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 5208879 | email:

Born in 1989 by a bequest, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, now Institution of Venice municipality, deals with contemporary art and young artists. With its exhibition locations, the Piazza San Marco Gallery, Palazzetto Tito, the Stanza del Camino in Giudecca and 15 ateliers each year, the BLM has been throughout all the ‘900 till now the only Italian case of cultural service to support artistic manifestation.

ACCESS: Reservation required:
WHERE: Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5252, 30122 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2711411 | email:

The sixteenth-century palace and the contemporary architectonic spaces by Carlo Scarpa, Valeriano Pastor and Mario Botta are the set of concerts, meetings, exhibitions, shows, workshops. This is the Fondazione Querini Stampalia. Established in 1869 by the last descendant of the Querini Stampalia family, the Count Giovanni Querini, a cultured man and philanthropist. The library remains open – according to the will of the founder – into the evening hours and on holidays. The museum is an example of an aristocratic residence with original furnishings and rich art collections, including Intesa San Paolo Collection. A sophisticated bookshop, a comfortable coffee bar, the hidden garden with its oriental awesomeness. A unique place, where everyone can feel the emotion of art and beauty.

ACCESS: Free admission subject to availability
WHERE: San Marco 2893, 30124 Venice
INFO:  tel. +39 041 786777 | email:

The Ugo and Olga Foundation is a high-profile international music and musicologist study centre. Thanks to over fifty years of experience, they manage the possibility to create research teams upon determined subjects and concerning conferences to check the results of each work. Related to these activities it has been created a blooming editorial field and a rich concert program. The Foundation, always connected with the education sector and the university, has become a reference point to multiple organisations involved to spread the culture all over the local community.


ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting: drm-ven.franchetti[at]
WHERE: Calle Ca’ d’Oro, Cannaregio 3932, 30126 Venice (access from the Calle Ca’ d’Oro 3934/A entrance)
INFO: tel. +39 041 2967632 | email:


ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting: drm-ven.archeologico[at] [Green Pass is mandatory to access]
WHERE: Piazza S. Marco 17/52, 30124 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2967663 | email:

ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting: +39 041 5241173
WHERE: Santa Croce 2076, 30135 Venezia
INFO: tel. 041 721127 | email:


ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting: +39 041.2411507 or email: drm-ven.grimani[at]
WHERE: Ramo Grimani, Castello 4858, 30122 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2411507 | email:

With the D.P.C.M August 29th 2014, n. 171, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism opens the Regional Museum Centre, peripheral joints of the Directorate – General of Museums, become Regional Directorate according to the reorganization of the Mibact, wanted by the Minister Franceschini. Among the assignments of the Regional Directorate of Veneto Museums, there is the maintenance of public services of fruition and promotion of institutions and national cultural spaces, defying strategies and promotion purposes andpromoting the integration of different cultural ways of fruition and cultural-tourist itineraries. To safeguard the development of Culture, the Regional Directorate’s mission also concerns the constitution of a Regional Museum System which involves institutions and National Cultural spaces and local public administrations present in area of competence and other public and private entity, with the main purpose of keeping high quality standards and favour the complete accessibility. Fourteen of State Museums are part of this system and four of them are located in the city of Venice: Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Palazzo Grimani Museum, Museo d’Arte Orientale and Galleria Giorgio Franchetti at the Ca’ d’Oro.

ACCESS: Reservation required
WHERE: Palazzo Mocenigo, Santa Croce 1990, 30135 Venezia
INFO: tel. +39 041 2747140

A municipal structure that was inaugurated on September 23, 2008, Casa del Cinema houses the activities within a framework of further enhancement of the cultural offering in the city. Located at the ground floor in a wing of Palazzo Mocenigo – whose first floor is the headquarters of Circuito Cinema Comunale – the structure enriches the screenings of Videoteca Pasinetti, the municipal video archive inaugurated in 1991. Casa del Cinema offers screenings of classics in their original version with subtitles, exhibitions on auteur cinema, films and videos produced in Venice, book presentations and meetings with the authors, ten individual workstations to consult the film library and an exhibition area for photographic exhibitions.

WHERE: Calle Larga Ragusei, Dorsoduro 3489/E-C, 30123 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2753511 | email:

NH VENEZIA RIO NOVO, the brand new hotel that NH Hotel Group opened in 2018 in Venice, is also the setting for the tenth edition of the Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival. It is an elegant 4-star hotel located in the heart of the Dorsoduro district and a technical sponsor of the Event. In fact, the hotel will be the stage for all press interviews with the artists and partners involved in the festival and will make its spaces available for all live radio broadcasts by Radio Ca ‘Foscari. Moreover, NH Venezia Rio Novo supports the Ca’ Foscari University and its students as a location that can be used as a set to direct their short films and will be the subject of a study project for the production of some videos.