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Venice Film Festival will go ahead in September — Veneto governor

ROME — The Venice Film Festival will go ahead as scheduled at the beginning of September, Luca Zaia, the governor of the region around the Italian city said on Sunday as the spread of the new coronavirus in the country slows.

PHL film wins special jury prize at Venice Film Fest’s Orizzonti...

RAYMUND RIBAY GUTIERREZ’ feature debut about domestic violence won the Special Jury Prize at the 76th Venice Film Festival on Saturday.

Director Costa-Gavras honored in Venice

VENICE, Italy — Greek-born French director Costa-Gavras has been recognized for his “particularly original contribution to innovation in contemporary cinema” at the Venice Film Festival, where the Oscar winner also presented his new movie about the Greek debt crisis.

Syrian documentary wins top Venice prizes

A FILM THAT follows two friends through four nightmarish years of the Syrian civil war has lifted some of the top prizes at the Venice film festival, which ended Saturday.

Cinema-going is over, says director Cronenberg

VENICE, ITALY — Hollywood director David Cronenberg has predicted that cinema-going will die out — and says he “does not care” in the least.

Author Elena Ferrante supervised screen version of My Brilliant Friend

VENICE, ITALY — The mysterious Italian writer Elena Ferrante pulled the strings behind the first screen version of her Neapolitan novels, the producers said Sunday, as it was premiered at the Venice film festival.

Director of Venice’s Western favorite blasts festival sexism

VENICE, Italy — French director Jacques Audiard went gunning for sexism in the film industry Sunday after his extraordinary new Western, The Sisters Brothers, received a standing ovation at the Venice film festival.

Glamorous Venice Film Festival courts controversy

ROME — Global superstars Lady Gaga, Ryan Gosling, and Vanessa Redgrave descend on Venice this week as the annual film festival kicks off Wednesday to controversy over the inclusion of Netflix productions and there being just one female director in competition.

Venice Film Festival to host Netflix movies, to screen unfinished Orson...

ROME — FROM westerns to the space race and the latest offerings from Oscar-winning directors, this year’s Venice Film Festival will present a rich line-up of premieres, including a host of Netflix movies and an unfinished Orson Welles work, organizers said.

Del Toro’s The Shape of Water wins Venice Golden Lion

VENICE – The Shape of Water, a dazzling sci-fi romance by Mexican director Guillermo del Toro, won the coveted Golden Lion at the Venice...

The winners of the 74th Venice Film Festival

VENICE – Here is a list of the prizes awarded at the 74th Venice film festival on Saturday: • Golden Lion for Best Film: The...

Venice Film Fest comes to PHL

THE OLDEST and one of the top three most prestigious festivals in the world, the Venice Film Festival, has found a home in the...

Downsizing to open Venice Film Festival

ROME -- Oscar-winning US director Alexander Payne’s latest movie Downsizing is to open this year’s Venice Film Festival, while his compatriot Annette Bening will...