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|Awards||Grand International Prize of Venice - The Strike|
|Festival date||23 August – 15 September 1947|
The 8th Venice International Film Festival was held from 23 August to 15 September 1947. Screenwriter Vinicio Marinucci was appointed as the President of the Jury. Formally, it still was not the Golden Lion to designate the highest honor of the event. The prize was known as the Grand International Prize of Venice, which was awarded to The Strike, directed by Karel Steklý.
Main Competition (Venezia 8)
- Vinicio Marinucci, Italian screenwriter and journalist (Jury President)
- Hugo Mauerhofer, Swiss film scholar
- Antonín Martin Brousil, Czechoslovak film critic and historian
- Jacques Ibert, French composer
- Fabrizio Malipiero, Danish entrepreneur
- Cirly Ray, British journalist
- William Karol, Mexican film producer
- Dimitri Jeriomin, Soviet writer
- Jeanne Contini, American journalist
The following films were selected for the main international competition:
- Highlighted title indicates Grand International Prize winner.
The following official awards were presented at the 8th edition:
- "ASAC Data: Year 1947" (in Italian). Venice Biennale. Archived from the original on 26 September 2019.
- "ASAC Data: Juries" (in Italian). Venice Biennale. Archived from the original on 26 September 2019.
- "The 1940s". Carnival of Venice. Archived from the original on 15 August 2011.
- "ASAC Data: Awards" (in Italian). Venice Biennale. Archived from the original on 25 July 2019.
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